16 Sep 2022

Cost Accountant at Miro Forestry Ghana Limited

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Job Description


Miro Forestry Ghana Limited is a sustainable forestry plantation developer and manufacturer of timber products. The company has its offices located at Drobonso, sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, with plantations near Agogo and Mampong. We are currently seeking: Cost Accountant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for preparation of Sales Tax invoices to customers or clients
• Update and maintain asset register and verify physical assets
• Responsible for preparing of stamped dispatched notes for all vehicles for plywood delivery
• Responsible for keeping accurate filing system for all company customers or clients for accessibility
• Responsible for preparation of monthly statement of accounts for all company customers
• Carrying out of Debt collection for due invoices
• Assist finance manager in the preparation of monthly trial balance for plymill division for consolidation to the main trial balance of the company
• Responsible to conduct and coordinate quarterly and year end physical stock-take procedures for checking with records and verification of all stock items
• Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents and job costing records of the Plymill
• Analyse production costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
• Make estimates of new and proposed product costs
• Analyse production and operating costs recommending cost savings and waste reduction
• Responsible for stock costing and control

Qualification Required & Experience

• At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognised university
• Qualified Chartered Accountant of Ghana and member of good standing with institute of Chartered Accountant of Ghana (ICAG)
• At least 2 years financial or cost accounting work experience most preferably in Forestry Industry or in a manufacturing entity

Personal qualities and Core competencies

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Ability to implement internal control policies effectively
• Work independently in the absence of supervision
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions
• Competent in completing necessary administration tasks and reports
• Planning and organising, possess project management skills
• Attention to detail
• Problem-solver
• Team player
• Communication skills
• Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills

Location: Ashanti Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and CV to:

[email protected]

Note: When submitting your application, start the subject line with the position title

Closing Date: 26 September, 2022



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