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Cost Accountant - Data

Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 1, 2024

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The role of the Cost Accountant in the company is characterized by the incumbent's ability to assess a number of different solutions, researching and improving tools to allow line managers to optimise cost reporting and analysis The ideal of any company is to create healthy habits and processes in managing costs, for it is an active contributor to the overall profitability of the company as a whole The role will generate systems and costing models based on the actual activities of each business area, consulting and liaising with managers to identify cost drivers in their areas The role is also responsible for finding situation specific solutions whilst using technology and systems in the most efficient way possible
  • Cost Accountant skilled in data
  • Promotes teamwork amongst peers and team members.
  • Analyses activities, products and services of all cost centers to identify critical cost drivers in collaboration with business managers.
  • Creates solutions to meet customer demands.
  • Ensures customer excellence through interaction with internal and external customers throughout all business activities.
  • Consults with line managers to plan, control and report on financial activities and performance of the area.
  • Ensures continuous process improvement to enable effective operational processes.
  • Manages and reports on cost usage that reflects delivery of planned work within agreed parameters.
  • Generates systems and tools that enable line managers to understand the cost drivers of all activities in the area.
  • Analyses previous data to motivate future budget requirements.
  • Researches, develops and implements Costing Models for the whole business.
  • Participates in planned activities that are appropriate for own development
  • Minimum qualification: Relevant Degree in Finance, Costing, Mathematics or similar
  • Preferred qualification: Relevant postgraduate degree, Financial or analytical modelling, qualifications, CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum experience: 3 to 5 years' experience in a similar environment, of which 1 to 2 years ideally at a junior specialist level
  • Industry: Preferably banking / financial services




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