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Cost & Management Accountant

Jackie Cory Recruitment
Queenstown Queenstown Lukanji, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 10, 2022

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Cost and Management Accountant
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Our client is seeking to employ a qualified and experienced Cost and Management Accountant who should have a CIMA qualification with at least 3 years experience in a manufacturing company as a Cost and Management Accountant.
Duties will encompass the following:
  • To perform cost analyses in order to manage cost to maximise profitability for the business by ensuring the reliability, completeness and accuracy of financial information.
  • Ensure the use of accurate cost reporting within the organisation for optimal decision-making to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of business operations.
  • Monthly management accounting and reporting.
  • Budgeting: Provide input and information in order to assist with the preparation for budget.
  • Production Cost Management and Analyses - Analyse manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • General Cost Management: Review, report and provide feedback on actual expenditure.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a standard costing.
  • Ensure monthly reasonability checks.
  • Regular updates of transfer prices, raw material prices and reporting on significant deviations.
  • Develop manufacturing analysis report and analysing production variance.
  • Manufacturing cycle, changeover time, yield and capacity utilization.
  • Accounting for BOM and reporting on it.
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory processes.
  • Monitoring inventory transactions and ensuring ERP is live and accurate.
  • Assist in the process of periodic stock counts.
  • Management of recovery costs within Business Units.
  • Development of an Automated Costing System.

BCom Degree Finance or Accounting.
- CIMA qualification is essential.
- Minimum of 3 years cost and management accounting in a manufacturing environment is essential.
- Computer literacy (MS Suite - intermediate to advanced).
- Basic NAV experience.
- A strong analytical ability with excellent numerical skills.
- Performance-driven and deadline-oriented individual.
- Excellent planning, organising and time management skills
- Disciplined and time conscious.
- Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.
- The ability to multi-task and deal with complexities, use initiative to solve problems.
Closing date: 14 November 2022, please submit your resume to [Email Address Removed]

Desired Skills:
  • CIMA qualification
  • manufacturing experience.
  • cost and management accounting
  • Accounting for BOM
  • NAV literate
  • Advanced Ms Excel

Desired Work Experience:
  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Degree

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