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Cost Accountant - Gauteng, Germiston

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Germiston Germiston, Gauteng Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Leading and well established paper and plastics manufacturing company based on the East Rand is looking for a Cost Accountant. CIMA qualification is required or current studies towards CIMA is essential
Matric / Grade 12 - with Mathematics/Accounting.
BCom in Accounting or a related field
CIMA Qualified or current studies towards - this is essential
Minimum of 3 - 5 years costing experience in Production or Manufacturing environment

  • Support the business with value added analysis including but not limited to costing / GP analysis, stock control and Opex
  • analysis
  • Calculate the cost price of manufacturing raw materials, Labour and overheads allocation
  • Provide support to Ops team for daily cyclical counts and month end stock counts
  • Report on results of stock takes to Ops and Finance Manager and also assist with analysis of stock variance and investigating
  • origin of stock variances
  • Identify paper stock that is at risk of becoming obsolete for Planners in production runs on weekly basis
  • Weekly flag FGS that is at risk of becoming obsolete as per policy to sales staff to deliver to customer
  • Conduct Monthly reviews, analysis Opex spend and consumable usage to identify any issue areas to management
  • Review actuals vs budget with detailed commentary on variances
  • Assist with recording waste percentages & interventions to reduce waste.
  • Manage daily costing requests

Desired Skills:
  • cost accountant
  • CIMA
  • production
  • manufacturing
  • raw materials
  • stock takes
  • finance

Employer & Job Benefits:
  • Basic
  • medical aid
  • provident fund
  • 13th cheque

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