Cost and Management Accountant - Peoplefinder Career Placements, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Northern Suburbs
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, FMCG, Finance
  • Posted by Peoplefinder Career Placements on Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Reference: 1647143
  • Apply before Monday, March 23, 2020 - 36 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Peoplefinder Career Placements

Our client in the retail industry requires the service of a Cost and Management Accountant who will be responsible for implementing and maintaining an Activity-Based Costing (ABC) methodology through managing, controlling and reassigning costs associated with conducting day-today operations, and empowering senior management with constructive reporting.

Key performance areas:

  • Plans, studies and collects data to determine the cost of business activities. 
  • Analyses actual costs and reassigns to the various business activities. 
  • Provides guidance and assistance in maintaining a comprehensive understanding of operational activities. 
  • Compiles activity-based cost information to be used in monthly operating processes and budget preparation. 
  • Estimates the cost associated with new and proposed products, processes or projects. 
  • Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services. 
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with various departments/stakeholders (i.e. Engineering, Accounting) to ensure continuous improvement and line item profitability. 
  • Create and build detailed reports and trends to present cost-effective solutions. 
  • Provide training courses to stakeholders when required.

Candidate Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric with a Degree in Financial Management or similar qualification
  • Must have CIMA and/or CASA qualification
  • 4+ Years’ Experience in Activity Based Costing
  • Must have knowledge of SAP & IBM Cognos

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply before Monday, March 23, 2020 - 36 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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