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AA Cost Accountant

Sharon Nurock Recruitment c.c.
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: DUR002919-SN-2Our client, a global manufacturing concern that has a long history in South Africa and boasts many blue chip local and international customers. They are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to process, extract, analyse and deliver accurate operational cost and capital cost information within the business.
Minimum Requirements:

Degree or Diploma in Accounting/Finance.
At least 5 years, in a commercial manufacturing environment.
Knowledge and experience working on an ERP system.
(Microsoft Dymanics/AX would be an advantage).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word etc).


Acquire and maintain the competence to act as an AX super-user ensuring proper management of daily, month-end and year-end procedures.
Run the automated monthly management reporting pack for review and finalisation.
Develop and capture on the ERP system of input modules used in budgeting and forecasting process.
Ensure adherence to internal control procedures published for ISO and external audit purposes.
Analyse and reconcile all general ledger accounts and maintain the electronic and hard-copy monthly reporting file.
Prepare and submit input for the monthly payroll.
Review and reconcile the monthly payroll prior to payment.
Generate cost recovery invoices (e.g. in respect of tenants and scrap sales).
Monitor and review the stock ledgers for completeness and follow up on any outstanding matters relating to physical stocks and the stock costing system.
Monitor all capital expenditure, measure against approved amounts, and update the fixed asset register
Process monthly depreciation charge in the general ledger and wear and tear calculations for tax purposes.
Update any AX tables inherent in the accounting system (e.g. transfer values, rebate rates, commission rates etc).
Assist in the preparation of data for certificates required to be audited.
Update data in any business model.
Provide accurate and timeous information on actual variable and fixed costs compared to the budget or forecast consistent with the General Ledger.
Attend to the preparation of detailed analysis schedules required by the auditors or the company's tax return.
Assist in preparation of fixed and capital budget requirements (e.g. payroll budget, fixed costs).
Prepare statutory (PAYE/SDL/UIF, VAT, RSC, Rates, Provident Fund, Workmans Compensation etc) and various statistical returns.
Calculate the Stock Overhead Rate and any provisions required against stock.
Attend to ad hoc accounting issue arising from the business activities of the company.

Skills and Competencies:

Attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills.
Data analytics.

Join a vibrant, successful team and make a significant contribution.
R840 000.00 per annum (cost to company)

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