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CIMA Qualified Cost Accountant - Gauteng, Brakpan

Aglo Recruitment
Brakpan Brakpan, Gauteng Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Jul 4, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Stable well established company, part of JSE listed group, requires talented fully qualified CGMA accountant for their manufacturing operations.
The ideal candidate will be someone who performs best in a high performance and pressurised environment.
Main responsibility will be to assist management with analysing cost expenditures and purchases within the company in order to maximise manufacturing profitability.

This position will suit candidate who strives in a HIGHLY PRESSURISED environment, and is prepared to work long hours, some weekends and possibly public holidays.
This employer offers a stable employment in this very uncertain time!

Minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Accountancy
  • CGMA full qualification is non-negotiable!!!
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in a similar role
  • Working in a Manufacturing business - advantageous
  • SAP or similar ERP experience
  • Willing and able to work long hours and alternative Saturdays - non-negotiable

Main responsibilities:
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct detailed analysis of financial data to identify cost-saving opportunities, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement within the company's operations.
  • Costing: Utilise costing methods to accurately determine the cost of production of various products.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts by providing insights into cost trends and variances, ensuring alignment with overall business objectives.
  • Inventory Management: Oversee inventory valuation, reconciliation, and control processes to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Variance Analysis: Analyse and interpret variances between actual and budgeted costs, investigating reasons for discrepancies and recommending corrective actions as necessary.
  • Cost Control: Implement cost control measures to optimize operational efficiency, reduce production costs and maximize profitability.
  • Process Improvement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvements and cost reduction initiatives, driving continuous improvement efforts across the company.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial reports to support decision-making by management.
  • Audit Support: Assist in internal and external audits by providing documentation, explanations, and analysis related to costs, ensuring compliance with audit requirements and regulatory standards.
  • Assisting Financial Manager with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

The recruiting process will include credit and criminal checking and psychometric assessment.

By sending your CV along with other additional documents, you give consent to the agency to process and retain your personal information for the current opportunity, as well as for the future opportunities.
Please note that when applying for any position, reference checks will be completed and personal information, as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013, will be processed.
In applying for this position, applicants will be deemed to have consented to such processing

Desired Skills:
  • Cost Accounting
  • Manufacturing
  • CGMA

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years

Employer & Job Benefits:
  • profit share

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