Job title: Cost Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Salary type: Annual
Location: Kempton Park
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 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.