Cost Controller at Newrest Nigeria EPZE (1 slot available)

Newrest Nigeria EPZE is welcoming suitably qualified applicants for the vacant position of a Cost Controller. Check below for the full details of the position:

  • Job Title: Cost Controller

  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Airport Road, Lagos state


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About Newrest Nigeria EPZE

Joining Newrest means joining an international Group of more than 29,500 employees, a company that is committed to constantly improving and innovating for its customers, to ensuring the well-being and progress of its employees and managers, to ensure the sustainable development of the company and respect social and environmental values ​​in all of its activities.

Anchored in a strong corporate culture based on entrepreneurship, humility and a sense of responsibility, Newrest is constantly on the lookout for new talents for its 57 countries around the world.

Newrest Nigeria Epze


Core Accounting Functions:

  • Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
  • The position holder determines the actual cost associated with food production by looking at all expenses within the supply chain.
  • Protects and strengthens our competitive advantage by advocating and supporting sound business and financial decision making.
  • Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Understands the owners’ perspective and ROI expectations.

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Analyzes financial data and market trends.
  • Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
  • Assists in analyzing information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
  • Report on margins by product and division
  • Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
  • Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
  • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
  • Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
  • Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.


  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials, review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of food produced and sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory.


  • Anticipates and addresses owner needs and involves ownership in key decisions.
  • Facilitates critique meetings to review information with management team.
  • Attends meetings and communicates with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
  • The position holder determines the actual cost associated with food production by looking at all expenses within the supply chain.


  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification with a minimum of 7 years experience.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Closing Date: 30th September, 2022.

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