The Place Cost Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

The Place Cost Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

Company Description

  • The Place is a trademark of Smackers Limited.

  • It is a profitable player in the QSR industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of +1400 employees.

  • Currently, our operations span across 17 locations (15 stores and 4 central operation units) in Lagos, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.

  • Our current management team consists of experienced hands with over 60 years of experience that spans industry as well as management consulting in foremost multinational professional services companies.

  • We are constantly on the lookout for great talents who will work with us to build a brand that is passionate about delivering excellent services and quality meals to our customers.

  • So, if you’ve got consulting experience in the manufacturing/production sector(s), passionate about reviewing and improving business processes and developing systems and people, and looking for exciting opportunities for self and career growth; YOU are the TALENT we are looking for!

    Job Description

  • Plan, study, and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory consumption, production loss etc.

  • Analyze data collected, record the results and advise accordingly

  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost

  • Establish standard costs and update them as appropriate

  • Analyze production costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual

  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs

  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

  • Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions

  • Develop and maintain cost accounting system, documentation, procedures and processes

  • Determine the costs and efficiency of company purchasing activities
    and business operations

  • Collect and compile purchasing data for analysis

  • Interpret financial information regarding cost improvements for management

  • Forecast and plan future purchasing costs according to fiscal needs

  • Monitor and recommend ways of reducing production and other operational losses


  • BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant numerate discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst or similar role

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant is an advantage

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Experience with any ERP, especially Microsoft Dynamics NAV

  • Computer literacy, Advanced MS Excel in particular

  • In-depth understanding of IFRS

  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; The Place Cost Accountant Jobs in Nigeria

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