Cost accountant

PortElizabeth, South Africa

Salary: Medical , Provident .Car Allwance , Bonus
Recruiter: Hlabahlosile
Job Ref: Jacqui Scully
Finance Costing Budgeting

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
We seek a suitably qualified individual to analyse, investigate and report on costs, variances of production and stock within the business to optimise the profitability of the organization.
The successful candidate will be required to:
 Analyse, investigate and report on the costs and variances of production and stock within the business to optimise profitability of the organisation.
 SAP related month-end tasks, processing of Journals and weekly/monthly reporting and costing on SAP.
 Reconciling balance sheet accounts and expense accounts.
 Processing Labour broker invoices and reconciling to statements.
 Analyse, process and report on transport costs and reconcile to supplier statements.
 Prepare weekly and monthly production, productivity, manning and loss figures for management meetings.
 Assist with preparation of profitability and cost studies.
 Assist the Financial Controller in preparation of annual Budgets and quarterly forecasts.
 Participation in annual audits and Financial Year End process.
 General administration and Audits.
QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE
 Bcom or Diploma in Cost Accounting
 3-5 years cost accounting experience – (in a large manufacturing environment – advantageous)
 SAP experience essential


ATTITUDES/BEHAVIOUR REQUIRED
 A person with a high level of integrity as the individual will be working with confidential and sensitive information.
 Good interpersonal, communication and report writing skills
 Strong analytical skills with ability to solve problems through analysis
 Detail conscious and deadline driven
 The ability to get on with people & the ability to achieve report at all levels.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
 Working knowledge of SAP, IFRS and budget management.
 Microsoft Office Skills (Intermediate).

 

 

 

 

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