Cost Accountant (mid level) - GoIndsutry DoveBid SA, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Southern Suburbs
  • Salary: R1 000.00 - R35 000.00 Per Month
  • Bonus: Performance Based
  • Commission: N/A
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting
  • Posted by GoIndsutry DoveBid SA on Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Reference: 1644047
  • Apply before Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: GoIndsutry DoveBid SA

Develop Manufacturing analysis reports and analysing variances to assist in identifying and resolving matters: WIP Variances (Yield and Cost, Manufacturing Cycle -Through Put (standards per unit), Capacity Utilization, OEE, Schedule or Production Attainment, Wastage, OTIF.

  • Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour.
  • Analysing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory and manufacturing movement
  • BOM (bill of materials) creation and maintenance
  • Implementation and management of recovery costs within BOMs
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices
  • Implementation and management of periodic stock counts
  • Recording stock variance journal entries
  • Ability to accurately prepare inventory analysis reports and analysing variances
  • Analysing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • Monthly production variance reconciliations
  • Communicate exceptions and problems to the Financial Director.

Required Skills

  • Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment : 3 to 4 years

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CIMA is advantageous
  • Computer literate and able to utilise Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook proficiently.
  • Able to communicate and motivate via written media. 
  • Sage Pastel industry experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Can speak English.
  • Must have a strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills;
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Problem-solving skills and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work alone and to be self-motivated.
  • Availability and willingness to assist outside of normal working hours.
  • Leadership experience is advantageous.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and prioritise work.
This position reports to: Financial Director Apply before Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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