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Cost Accountant

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Limpopo
SalaryR 444 K - R 300 K
Job TypePermanent
EducationB Com / N Dip
Experience3 Years +

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

• Preparation of a monthly product costing report together with appropriate explanations for the monthly management accounting pack

• Coordinate weekly MACS committee meetings with operational managers

• Review the monthly reconciliations in Product Costing and Cost Centre Accounting to ensure accuracy and completeness

• Calculation of regional quarterly / budget standard and actual product costs in MACS

• Conduct an analysis of these costs and provide explanations for variances between regions / similar products and changes from quarter to quarter

• Assist in the compilation of Capex motivations & other irregular requirements

• Conduct ad hoc projects and feasibility studies in respect of product profitability

• Accurately and regularly captures data onto the information system to enable access to reliable data and reporting for trend analysis and decision making

Knowledge / Competence:

• Attention to detail and able to work independently. Inquisitive approach with an emphasis on sound interaction with lower, middle and senior management

• An understanding of multiple key performance indicators, inter-relationship and bottom line sensitivity

• A sense of urgency; meet deadlines and drive for result

• PC expertise with emphasis on MS Office products - Intermediate ability in Excel is a prerequisite

• A 3 year Degree or Diploma (e.g. B Com with Cost Management Accounting or a National Diploma in Cost Management Accounting)

• A minimum of 3 years relevant experience

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Lizelle on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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