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Regional Cost Accountant - Cape Town

Employer
WeBuyCars
Location
Brackenfell Brackenfell, Western Cape Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Cost Accountant to join our operational and finance department. Youll be responsible for performing cost analyses and preparing reporting.

You should possess excellent analytical skills along with the ability to combine different data and calculate and measure cost effectiveness. Our ideal candidate should also be able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for the regional branches that you would be responsible for.

Ultimately, you should build updated databases and manage cost information to maximize profitability for our company.

Responsibilities
  • Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database
  • Construct data accumulation systems
  • Plan and record variable costs
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Prepare budgeting reports
  • Analyze and report profit margins
  • Assisting in month-end and year-end closing
  • Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions

Requirements and skills
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in cost accounting or similar role
  • Strong technical abilities in financial reporting, analysis, and management, including proficiency in accounting software and Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with financial modelling, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and standards
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Will require travelling between different branches
  • CIMA Qualified
Package Includes:

  • 15 Days Annual Leave
  • Momentum FundsAtWork Provident Fund
  • Market Related Salary

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