Cost Accountant for Manufacturing Concern

Mpumalanga R550 to R700 and Benefits

R 55.000,00 monthly Nkangala, Mpumalanga 22 January

Erssa (Engineering Recruitment Specialists SA)

  • Description

    A Minimum qualification of a B.Com degree (preferably Management accounting or Financial Management) is required.

    · A CIMA (Strategic level) and Management Development Programme will be advantageous.

    · Between 7 – 9 years’ experience with specialization in the costing function.

    · Knowledge of IAS, Import and domestic procure-to-pay and order-to-cash process, administrative
    processes, accounting procedures, mathematical and statistical analysis, mathematics and science at
    Grade 12 level, report writing and data query extraction, financial calculations and reporting.

    · Knowledge of the Oracle JD Edwards ERP and Hubble (Insight) reporting tool.

    · Previous experience in manufacturing will be of great advantage.

    · Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, including Excel Advanced (pivot/v-lookup) Word and
    PowerPoint is required

    The Costing Manager is responsible for managing the Costing function in order to ensure accurate costing of inventory, the preparation of useful and accurate reporting to the business as well as compliance to statutory requirements and accounting principles. The incumbent will analyse and report cost variances and highlight opportunities for cost reduction to management.

    - Further responsibilities will be to:

    - Oversee and take ownership of the costing function, including the management off all processes,
    procedures and systems related to the costing process.

    - Prioritize and direct the work of the team, review and approve journals; field associate questions and
    provide general managerial support and guidance.

    - Serve as the point person for Costing and ensure company policies are maintained and upheld.

    - Support the business process by providing accurate and relevant reporting and information.

    - Continuous benchmarking of costing principles and practices with the group subsidiaries in order to
    identify opportunities to support group strategy.

    - Make recommendations to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness of systems.

    - Provide daily and monthly management reports to assist decision making and highlight trends.

    - Update and maintain documentation for the Costing process, as well as make recommendations for
    improvements.

    - Oversee the costing accounting function and ensure compliance to IAS; delivering accurate month end
    information within the prescribed deadlines.

    - Work with internal departments to ensure accurate recording of operational expenses.

    - Manage and mitigate risks in the costing function; whilst supporting the business strategy.

    - Handling of and providing guidance with cost queries.

    - Other various projects as assigned.
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 8
  • Language(s): English ,
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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