24 Jan '19
Cost Accountant

Finance, Gauteng JHB - Western Suburbs

R 38000 - R 48000

Cost Accountant_Manufacturing Experience (Essential) for a reputable, global client based in Randburg with a minimum of 5 years' relevant cost accountant experience in a manufacturing environment and high proficiency in Excel.



  • A Tertiary qualification majoring in Cost Accounting (preferred)
  • 5 years relevant cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is a must
  • Proficient in MS Office; highly proficient in Excel
  • Strong business focus
  • Detail oriented
  • Innovative thinking
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP systems and databases




  • Calculate costing of new product for sales director.
  • Setting up new products in the product master and bill of materials.
  • Maintenance and verification of product master and bill of material.
  • Calculation of conversion cost and updating of product master.
  • Weekly and monthly stock verification of raw material and follow up on variances.
  • Manage quarterly stock take for raw material and finish goods and follow up on variances.
  • Procurement of raw material and packaging, ensuring ordering and delivery is optimised.
  • Ensure all stock adjustments on raw material for the month is accounted for, and that raw         material movement / usage is reconciled.
  • Sign off tax invoices of production raw material and packaging on a daily basis.
  • Calculation of obsolete stock on a monthly basis.
  • Monthly sales analyses report per country and reconcile to TB.
  • Prepare daily production report per shift and compare with target weights per product.
  • Prepare monthly production report.
  • Contribute to the production planning process.
  • Ad hoc duties as requested by Financial Director and General Manager.




  • Deadline driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Punctual
  • Good communication skills





Your normal working hours are from 08.00 to 17.00 Mondays to Fridays.

Compulsory leave during Christmas shut down

Ad Visible Until: 23 February 2019
Ref: JHB000934/VMC

Vacancy Type: Permanent