Senior Cost Accountant III

Location Gerji Head Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 24, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


KAKI PLC is an official dealer and assembler of ISUZU in Ethiopia. It is also engaged in different business lines including import, export, metal fabrication, after sales services, and cargo freight transport operations. The company wishes to employ a qualified professional for the Senior Cost Accountant III position:

General Duties and Responsibilities:

The senior Cost Accountant III participates in the preparation of the detailed Master and Flexible Budgets of the Company; prepares reports of their utilization, analyses and reports deviations with actual performances; he/she prepares monthly performance report for each profit center and for the company as a whole.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checks and verifies the accuracy of Job Cost Sheets of produced items prepared by his/her assistant;
  • Checks and verifies the accuracy of Goods in Transit (GIT) Cost Sheets of imported items prepared by his/her assistant.
  • Follows up and clears unnecessary balances of work in Process (WIP) and Goods in Transit (GIT) accounts;
  • Assists in the preparation of Master and Flexible Budgets of the Company;
  • Prepares budget utilization reports including reports of variance analysis;
  • Records monthly adjustments for variations between the actual and estimated Manufacturing Overhead (MOH) Costs.
  • Prepares monthly performance reports for each profit center (Import, Export, Production, Dry Cargo Service, etc.) and for the company as a whole.
  • Train and supervises his/her assistants.
  • Forwards explanations for inquiries of internal and external auditors concerning costs and budget issues;
  • Participates and leads the periodic and annual inventory taking.
  • Prepares imported items cost summary on time.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required Number           :  1(One)

Qualification                    :   M.A. Degree or B.A. Degree in Accounting or Finance

Work Experience            :  6 year for M.A. Degree or 8 Years for B.A. Degree with relevant work experience

Required Competence    :   Basic Computer and knowledge of accounting software

Applying Instructions

Interested applicants who fulfill the job requirements listed above can submit their application letter, CV’s and testimonials via our e-mail: in person to the company head office at the following address within 10(six) consecutive days.



Addis Ababa – Ethiopia, Street to Gerji Jackros around Meta Beer Warehouse 350m

on the way to Egziabherab Church in front of mega printing press

For additional information please call us

Tel. No.: +251911515694 or +251911225238 or +2511 667 04 99

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