2 May '19
Cost Accountant

Finance, KwaZulu Natal Durban

Market related -


Purpose of the Job:

A global sipping company is looking for an experienced Operations Cost Accountant.

  • Required Qualifications
  1. Tertiary Qualification
  • Technical Competencies & Experience:
  1. Experience in Cost Accounting within an Operations environment
  2. Experience in Shipping industry – advantageous
  3. Weekly maintenance & quarterly system updates - accurate & up to date within the Area as it relates to costs
  4. Ad-hoc statistics from relevant systems to support special analysis for Management & Operations Staff
  5. Coordinate maintenance of Base Route Catalogues
  6. Quote Actual Costs to internal departments for standard & special handling of routings
  7. Maintain Standard Costs within online system
  8. Coordinate maintenance of Organizational Catalogues, including Vendor Hierarchy
  9. Analyse costs & volumes per vendor
  10. Support vendor evaluations as per quality manuals, & monitor vendor service levels
  11. Monitor that vendors follow agreed service level as negotiated by procurement
  12. Verify all costs incurred are recovered
  • Behavioural Competencies:
  1. Analytical
  2. Ability to Work on Multiple Systems
  3. Ability to work with large databases
  4. Manages & performs under pressure
  5. Adapts to change easily
  6. Think out of the box 
  7. Solve issues timeously
  8. Team Player
  9. Respect others
  10. Positive attitude


  • Competitive, market-related but dependent upon skills and experience.

IMPORTANT - If you feel you meet the above criteria, it is essential that you contact jobs@hcrecruit.co.za directly with:

a)       An email motivating how you meet the criteria specified above.

b)      Your CV attached to your email

Only candidates responding in the above manner will be considered.

Ad Visible Until: 1 June 2019
Ref: DUR000784/JF

Vacancy Type: Permanent