Accountant (Budget Preparation / Cost Estimating / Costing) – Buchanan Liberia

Reference No. JAM

Reference Number: JAM


Job Description:

A leading mining company with a major operation in Liberia is looking to hire an Accountant, who will be responsible compiling accounting cost reports and other cost information, needed for proper cost accounting to assist in maximizing the company’s profit.



  • Compile cost data for preparation of annual budgets including estimates of standard cost increases for the following year
  • Analyze variance accounts each month and prepare reports
  • Prepare cost estimates for new products and product changes
  • Review raw material and packaging standard costs for accuracy on an annual basis and review purchase price variance accounts monthly
  • Review monthly cycle count reports, monitor inventory levels and negative quantities and errors
  • Assist in calculation of cost savings for budget and measurement of actual savings
  • Maintain records of approved capital projects
  • Review depreciation calculations and prepare depreciation estimates
  • Review monthly cost details on large programs
  • Implement cos collection and reporting strategies
  • Patriciate in monthly program reviews
  • Prepare annual property tax returns for all locations


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting (CA, CMA)
  • 5 years’ accounting experience, preferably in the mining industry
  • Sound knowledge of mining safety regulations and best practices


Liberian Nationals are encouraged to apply


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to James Midlane at


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