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Factory Cost Accountant (Manufacturing) - Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Full Time
Our client, a recognized leader in the auto component Manufacturing Industry, is seeking a hands-on Factory Cost Accountant with +/- 5 years' experience gained within a large manufacturing entity and with SAP experience.

This role is based in Port Elizabeth.


  • Degree in Finance / Management Accounting or related fields (NQF 6).
  • Possession of or studying towards CIMA advantageous.
  • Up to 5 years' experience in cost accounting / reporting or equivalent - non negotiable.
  • Manufacturing experience - non negotiable.
  • Superior MS 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.
Desired Skills:
  • Cost Accountant
  • SAP
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Cost Control
  • Stock Control
  • Accounting

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