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Factory Cost Accountant

South Africa Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client in the manufacturing sector is looking for a Factory Cost Accountant to join their team based in Port Elizabeth. Educational Qualifications:
  • Degree in Finance / Management Accounting or related fields (NQF6).
  • Possession of or studying towards CIMA advantageous
Experience and Requirements:
  • Up to 5 years' experience in cost accounting / reporting or equivalent.
  • Manufacturing experience (advantages)
  • Computer Literacy - Superior MS-Office, especially Excel Skills, SAP, FI and MM skills
  • Financial costing and reporting: Prepare Import cost files and submit summary to Management Accountant for update to SAP.
  • Assist and support in scanning / other projects.
  • Stand in for Management Accountant in his absence.
  • Assist with correction and maintenance of Material Master information specific to transaction posting.
  • Monitor performance of scanning process, liaise with Factory system roles & initiate corrective action where necessary.
  • Collate and prepare daily production scrap reports & attend daily scrap meeting.
  • Compile monthly lead balancing inclusive of scrap sent to Frys.
  • Review and report monthly on stock count completeness across all sites in the company.
  • Stock Control: Coordinate and assist Planning with factory stock counts.
  • Investigate stock variances and resolve issues.
  • Conduct reporting on stock counts for management.
  • Compliance: Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of the company.
  • Identifies and reports risks or areas of concern to management within own department and area of
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations and procedures to prevent fruitless, wasteful and
    irregular expenditure.
  • Customer Service: Maintains effective working relationships with customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services.
  • Represents company in meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • Identifies and solves problems creatively whilst demonstrating a high level of integrity in line with
    company core values.
  • Cost and financial control: Contributes to the budget preparation process for Manufacturing.
  • Promotes and communicates the effective, efficient, economical and transparent use of financial
    and other resources.
  • Explores opportunities to control and reduce costs.

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