29 Jul 2017

Full-Time Cost Accountant

Cummins – Posted by WorkBerryLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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Job Description

Responsible for most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial/operating reports, and/or budget.

Performs complex duties related to preparation and analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy.

Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complex analysis of accounting and financial information.

Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.

Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis.

Identifies control weaknesses, communications to management, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.

Makes appropriate journal entries to general ledger.

Leads monthly and annual reconciliations and close activities for assigned accounts.

Coaches less experienced Accountants.




Previous experience in a Manufacturing Environment is a requirement

The ability to work accurately, meet deadlines and pay attention to detail

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of International financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) and US GAAP is an advantage

Computer literacy i.e., MS Word, MS Excel and experience on computerized accounting packages


Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Progress toward Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred.



Intermediate level of relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.

To be responsible for Cost Accounting and Cost Management with emphasis on adding value, providing superior decision support to the Financial Controller and business, accurate Financial reporting and ensuring the achievement of financial targets and objectives.

Perform daily interfaces between Oracle Giea and Core Systems

Calculation of Product Cost and System Maintenance

Assist in the monthly close for Cummins West Africa Ltd. PGBU division

Lead the Standard Cost Roll Up Process and ensure compliance to Corporate Accounting Policies

Establish, interpret and implement accounting policies for Cummins West Africa Ltd. PGBU division

Review compliance with company financial policies

Enforce internal control processes

Liaise and interaction with external audit/ Internal audit and any regulatory authority.

General Accounting Support for Sales and Operational Teams

Ensure Compliance Cummins Company Policies

Prepare month end journals

Assist with financial reporting and management accounts

Prepare monthly account reconciliations.

Responsible for Plant AP function such Invoice Matching, Clearing of Error Correction, and Supplier payments,

Responsible for Customer invoicing

Analyze and implement improvements accounting process continuously



Primary Location Nigeria-Lagos-Lagos-Island-Nigeria, Lagos, PGBU

Job Type Experienced – Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional – Experienced

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Job Categories: Accounting and Finance. Job Types: Full-Time.

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