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Cost Accountant

MNA Recruitment
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: DBN003388-SS-2A leading pharmaceutical company has a vacancy for a Cost Accountant.
Job Purpose:To provide a full cost accounting service to specifically allocated Supply Chain Manufacturing units. To ensure that standard cost, measurement and controlling systems are in place to enablethe business to make informed decisions and to take the necessary corrective steps.Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that for every product manufactured a complete bill of material exists;
Ensure that for every material component used a standard cost exists;
Maintain and update existing bills of materials and standard costs;
Analyse, investigate and report on all production cost variances;
Compile costing pack for new products to be produced;
Report all actual production cost vs standard cost;
Review all standard costs in terms of the annual costing calendar and submit for approval;
Perform a post season review after production by analysing and reporting on all production related information;
Support and assist production departments;
Ensure all production costs are accounted for;
Perform special costing projects;
Maintain timeous and accurate reconciliations to ensure sound financial management;
Develop and implement a control system to ensure good shop floor administration at all manufacturing units;
Ensure that the company's records are always updated with the latest standard cost;
Assist with processing of inventory related ad hoc transactions;
Assist with reconciliation of inventory balance sheet accounts;
Assist with goods in transit report for monthly journal;
Assist with annual budget workings and upload;
Resolve and follow up on all queries;
Ad hoc tasks delegated by management.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Cost Accounting
3 Years Manufacturing Experience
At least 3-year Excel experience
3 - 5 years full cost function experience.


Attention to detail
Deadline orientated with excellent time management
Team player with high integrity
Commercial orientation
Good communication skills - verbal and written
Knowledge of Oracle - advantageous

Candidates that meet the criteria may submit their applications via this portal or via vacancy link on www.mnarecruitment.comShould you receive no feedback within 7 days, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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