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Costing Manager - Eastern Cape, East London

Abantu Staffing Solutions
East London East London, Eastern Cape Buffalo City, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose:

  • To contribute to the efficiency of the business by providing accurate and timeous financial and strategic support to the Finance Director and Executive members
Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric / Grade 12
  • BCom Management Accounting or BTech Cost & Management Accounting
  • 5 + years relevant experience
  • Proven experience and track record in a manufacturing environment (Highly Advantageous)

Main Responsibility:

  • Product cost information
  • Provide strategic support and information to the Executives
  • Product specification control
  • Tender costing and analysis
  • OE selling price justification
  • Smelter costing and automation
  • Monitor London Metal Exchange price index for lead variation increases
  • Recommending changes to the Company's processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit
  • Calculate and compile Export Selling price schedules for Marketing Director
  • Inventory reconciliation: Reconciliation between ledger and subledger and involved in stock counts
  • Technical development costings
  • Manage, lead and develop the Costing team
  • Manufacturing budgets and forecast
  • Update and maintain related policies and procedure
  • Create reports to advise on improving efficiency, reducing scrap and inefficiencies
  • Purchase Price Variance reporting
  • Update and maintain related Master data
  • Manage expenditures and look for cost-efficient and savings providing solutions to inefficiencies
  • Accounting functions, highlighting variances, irregularities
  • Audit information and support
  • Scenario planning and analysis and ad-hoc analysis
  • EXCO reporting
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Stock Count

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to develop and lead a team
  • Proven track record of strategic input
  • Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities.

Desired Skills:
  • Costing
  • Pricing
  • Purchasing
  • Stock Control
  • Tenders

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