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Cost Accountant

Boardroom Appointments
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jan 15, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Minimum requirements:
  • ND Cost & Management Accounting / B Com Accounting / CIMA Strategic Level or Associate member
  • 3+ years of cost accounting/finance experience, or 5+ years experience in a manufacturing
  • environment.
  • Syspro ERP Knowledge
  • Translution Scanning solution - knowledge + experience (Added advantage)
  • ODBC Queries
  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Standard Cost Updating
  • Updating of Costing Models (Excel)
  • Stock adjustment
  • Creation of new stock codes.
  • Reconciliation of inventory account.
  • Product Costing
  • Maintain the line items for direct materials, labour and overhead on the bill of material or recipe for each product.
  • Preparing standard cost budgets for manufacturing.
  • Calculate, analyze, account for, and report monthly cost variances for direct materials, direct labor, indirect labour, and manufacturing overhead.
  • Assist sales with product pricing using an already defined methodology.
  • Updating and uploading of Customer and supplier contract prices.
  • Calculation of Product costing
  • Monitoring of raw material prices
  • Creation, review and update of Bills of Materials.
  • Calculation of the landed cost (Shipment costing).
  • Preparation of GP dashboard report.
  • Monitoring GP for each product.
  • Compliance with Legislation
  • Execute and maintain procedures accurately and consistently calculating production rates, downtime, and change-over times for department performance measures.
  • Developing a standardized policy and procedure of the standard costing system, such as inventory management, cost allocation and new product development (NPD) calculation.
  • Ensuring that cost accounting transactions align with GAAP, company policy and IFRS.
  • Reporting / Analysis
  • Purchase Price Variance Analysis
  • Stock Revaluation Analysis
  • Facilitate stock counts and analyze variances.
  • Monthly Stock Take & Reporting
  • Stock adjustments report
  • Material Usage Variances.
  • Asset verification (Half year and year end).

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