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Global Cost & Management Accountant

Time Personnel
Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Cape Town Region, South Africa
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Full Time
Reference: CPT003588-LH-1Are you an ambitious Cost & Management Accountant, experienced in a manufacturing concern with cost accounting, risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting with proven ability to implement and drive new projects?Our well established International Manufacturing company's Head Office has a newly established role with excellent career growth opportunities to work across 16 countries worldwide dealing with Key Clients and associates in different languages, cultures & time zones.

Matric, Finance Degree, CIMA or similar highly advantageous
Minimum 5 years experience in Manufacturing and managing projects essential
Analytical mind with aptitude in maths
Ability to deal across the globe with different companies, cultures and time zones
Strong management accountant skills in a senior accounting role for a manufacturing business, including prior experience in activity-based costing
Excellent project management skills & experience managing complex projects
Advanced Excel and financial modelling skills
Good practical business and financial decision-making skills
IT proficiency in Microsoft Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Excellent customer building relationship skills to engage with clients and employees around the world


Reporting to the Chief Commercial Manager
Manage the development and deployment of new costing modules across the group
Manage Data programme project roll-outs, ensuring successful implementation and timely delivery in all countries.
Ensure the upkeep of essential input cost metrics across all production facilities in 16 countries.
Validate overhead cost allocation across all global operations.
Update raw material costs, labour, and overhead recovery rates annually based on approved expense budgets and capacity plans for all production facilities.
Quarterly review of performance against the recovery rates, based on actual quarter-end results, to evaluate the necessity for recovery rate adjustments.
Oversee the preparation of quarterly cost driver schedules, encompassing both macro and local economic impacts, to be presented for:
Incorporation into all bi-annual and annual contract price adjustments.
Consideration by senior management in Group forecasting.
Ensure tender award pricing is adhered to in respective supply regions, with any deviations falling within specified mandates
Estimate Forward Exchange Contract requirements for RFID inlay purchases on a quarterly basis.
Lead, manage and provide guidance for a small team dealing with costing and estimating.
Coordinating and completing global tenders for apparel retailers.

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