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Factory Cost Accountant

Staff Solutions
Grahamstown Grahamstown Makana, South Africa
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: PE005887-KB-1Our client in the manufacturing sector is looking for a 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 responsibility.
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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