Job title: Cost Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 2019-06-26
Job ID: 32358

Job Description

 

 

Cost Accountant

Brief Description of the role:

Ensures proper cost accounting for all cost figures of an assigned unit, to ensure transparency about costing situations.

 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Establishes and further develops cost account systematic for the assigned unit.
  • Analyses and attributes variable and fixed cost portion to the respective cost accounts.
  • Tracks and maintains standard cost compared to actual cost and moving average cost.
  • Conducts product profit margin analysis (sales revenue vs. cost of sales, variable costs and fixed costs).
  • Ensures the accuracy of plant product cost criteria (i.e. material, labour, factory overhead, etc).
  • Prepares regular reports for internal stakeholders.
  • Maintains annual standard calculations for material, labour, and overhead.
  • Assist in internal auditing schedule of sales orders, purchase orders, expense reports, accounting documents, inventory transactions.
  • May participate in the annual physical inventory and provides analysis and explanation for fluctuations in inventory balances.
  • Will perform inventory/cost of sales account reconciliations for external auditors.
  • Contains jobs related to provide financial controlling support business and/or cost accountable unit manager (i.e. CoC) to manage their unit effectively.
  • Includes budget planning and monitoring, cost accounting, cost calculation, design-to-cost capability

 

Skills Required:

  • Advanced MS Office
  • SAP
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • National Diploma, B-Tech or Bcom in Cost Accounting with CIMA.
  • 4 - 6 years experience

 

Salary: R630 000 ctc per annum

Should you meet the above requirements, kindly email your updated CV to deidre@zealhr.co.za with the name of the position as your reference.  You can also apply directly through the job portal.

Should you not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of your application, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.