Jobs at Candel Company Limited

The Candel Company Limited is Nigeria's leading crop yield advancement and protection company. As a result of growth and the need to strengthen our current team, we need exceptional individuals with the right qualifications, mentality, drive and experience to join our team of agronomy and other professionals.

 Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)
Location: Lagos
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: Accounting
Required Grade: Second Class Upper
Basic Function

    The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities.
    he cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Principal Accountabilities

Data Collection:

    Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
    Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems


    Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
    Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
    Update standard costs in the bill of materials
    Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
    Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
    Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
    Work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory


    Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
    Report on breakeven points by products, work centers, and factories
    Report on margins by product and division
    Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
    Analyze capital budgeting requests
    Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the target costing group

Desired Qualifications

    A Bachelor degree ( Second Class Upper) from a reputable institution)
    3+ years of accounting/finance experience, or 5+ years experience in industrial engineering.
    Excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team.

Application Closing Date
8th June, 2015

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume/CV's to: