Accounts Officer – Costing at Dangote Group


  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.
    The Group’s activities encompass:
    Cement – Manufacturing / Importing
    Sugar – Manufacturing …

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    Accounts Officer – Costing

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 6 years
    • Location Edo
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Ref No: Okpella-F&A-0007
    Location: Okpella, Edo
    Job Type: Full time
    Category: Finance / Account

    Job Summary

    • Assist in coordinating DCP’s cost accounting, cost of sales analysis, product costing and variance analysis.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain up-to-date and accurate production data including raw materials consumed in production, production quantity, down time, etc.
    • Generate variance analysis of planned vs. actual activity rates and standard prices on a monthly basis and investigate variances.
    • Plan standard product costs including cost of activities for each month based on approved actual values for the previous month.
    • Allocate costs for central or joint expenditure to relevant cost centres in line with DCP’s cost allocation policies.
    • Allocate direct operating and overhead costs across products for the purpose of evaluating and controlling product pricing, profitability, and trends.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Team Lead, Management Accounting.
    • Perform period closing and related activities for product costing.
    • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory liability accounts.
    • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to the Team Lead, Management Accounting.

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other related discipline.
    • 3 – 6 years relevant work experience.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS, and other applicable accounting standards.

    Key Requirements:

    • Basic knowledge of accounting packages and systems, including SAP.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good organisational skills.
    • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
    • High ethical standards and integrity.
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.
    • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development.
    • Career Development.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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