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Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

Grahamstown Grahamstown Makana, South Africa
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Full Time
Reference: PE002348-LS-2Our client, a recognized leader in the auto component Manufacturing Industry, is seeking an experienced Cost Accountant with +/- 5 years' experience gained within a large manufacturing entity and with SAP experience.This role is based in Port Elizabeth.An exciting career opportunity awaits you!

Degree in Finance / Management Accounting or related fields (NQF6).
Possession of or studying towards CIMA advantageous.
Up to 5 years' experience in cost accounting / reporting or equivalent - non negotiable)
Manufacturing experience (advantageous).
Superior Excel skills.
SAP experience - non negotiable.

Responsibilities, but not limited to:1. 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.
Review and report monthly on stock count completeness across all sites in the company.

2. Stock Control:

Coordinate and assist Planning with factory stock counts.
Investigate stock variances and resolve issues.
Conduct reporting on stock counts for management.

3. 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.

4. Customer Service:

Maintains effective working relationships with customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services.
Represent in meetings with relevant stakeholders.
Identifies and solves problems creatively whilst demonstrating a high level of integrity in line with the company's core values.

5. 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.

Kindly be advised that should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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