Production Accountant - Professional Career Services, East Rand

  • East Rand
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, FMCG, Research
  • Posted by Professional Career Services on Monday, March 30, 2020
  • Reference: MDL 11859
  • Apply before Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Professional Career Services

Ref: MDL 11859 - Production Accountant

Employer Description

Well-Established and Reputable FMCG organisation

Job Description


This Production Accountant position for a FMCG company reports to the Production Manager and is a challenging role with lots of scope & opportunity to show your abilities & make a difference. You will be responsible for the following:

You will ensure that all metrics associated with the raw materials, production, packing and warehousing are accurately recorded, reviewed and, where necessary, ensure remedial actions are taken. The role will also ensure that all aspects of this measurement and reporting are properly governed to ensure risk is managed and value is derived from this information.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure verification of raw material transfer grading is within specification.
  • Ensure verification of final product process scales information to be able to calculate and communicate correct chop extraction
  • Ensure verification of final product process scales, bins dips including packed product weight information to be able to calculate and communicate correct milling gain %
  • Ensure verification of final product process scales, bins dips and warehouse stock information to be able to calculate and communicate correct site gain %
  • A maximum of 1% rejected product will be allowed on the tons milled during a specific month.
  • Daily monitoring to ensure that mix back is optimally added.
  • Downtime for all reasons correctly allocated and recorded.
  • Accurate monitoring of product and available hours excluding correct downtime hours. Ensure that all downtime are recorded for correct thru put to be reported and communicated
  • All administration relating to the Production Department
  • Minute taking of all production related meetings and follow up on actions required due dates.
  • Filing and document management.

Candidate Requirements



  • B.Com degree or equivalent
  • MS Office
  • GMF modules 1,2,3 (Passed)
  • Raw Material Grading Course (Passed)



You will have worked in FMCG and have:

  • 2- 3 years accounting experience within a production environment
  • Analytical and structured thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Deadline driven and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
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About Professional Career Services

For these last 32 years, for the most part, we have recruited our recruiters from the industries that they will be recruiting for and this has proven to be a successful formula for us, our clients (employers) and our candidates (career seekers).  Over and above this, we have - through a well-run organisation, good support staff, an excellent specialised database and proper financial management - been able to facilitate the vital services we provide to our clients & candidates alike, despite the various ups & downs of the economy over these last 32 years.

Our Motto
Prompt & Professional Service with Integrity & Care

Our Vision
Partnering the future of like-minded people through a thorough understanding of our client’s business, culture & needs and our candidate’s culture, career aspirations & capabilities

Why Choose Us
Despite the fact that we now handle a variety of specialist fields or niche markets, when you deal with us you will deal with a Team of Specialist Recruiters in each of these various specific fields