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Cost Accountant

Communicate Finance
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Full Time
Reference: CMF003066-LZ-1Are you an experienced accountant looking to take your career to the next level? Our leading food manufacturing company in the Northwest is expanding its finance team and is seeking a dynamic Cost Accountant to join our plant-based operations. We're on the lookout for someone with a comprehensive understanding of various costing methods, including standard costing and activity-based costing (ABC), coupled with expertise in inventory management and pricing strategies.The ideal candidate will hold a completed degree in accounting, with progress towards CIMA certification, and possess 2-3 years of essential operational-level experience in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. Supervisory experience is also a must, as you'll be leading a team to drive financial excellence.Proficiency in Sage 300 and advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and formulas, are essential for this role. Additionally, strong communication skills and the ability to manage people effectively are key.As our Cost Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in financial accounting, audits, risk management, and budgeting. You'll be responsible for compiling reports, ensuring data accuracy, and managing month-end financial processes.If you're ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to the success of our client's finance team, we invite you to apply now!

Completed degree in accounting.
CIMA In Progress
FMCG at operational level 2-3 years essential
Supervisory experience 2-3 years essential


Sage 300
Excel (pivot tables and formulas)
People management
Good communication skills

Job description:

Prepare and assist with audits.
Financial accounting including initiating and maintaining company procedures and policies relating to admin and finance.
Managing risk and taking corrective action
Budget preparation, monitoring and variance reporting
Focasting and financial projections
Ensuring correspondence /accuracy of financial data
Perform financial month-end up to trial balance.
Compiling of all required reports within set deadlines
Manage Human Resources

Please visit our website to submit your CV directly or to view other Finance related jobs. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.We also invite you to contact us to discuss other exciting career opportunities in Finance! For more information, please call Loma Zwane on 011 318 2101
R 650 000 - R 720 000 - Annually

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