Cost Accountant (KK192) (R28 000 to R33 000 p.m. Cost to Company) – Maitland, Western Cape

  • Date Posted: 11th Apr 2019
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Job Overview

Our client is looking for a Cost Accountant to join their team in Maitland, Cape Town.

The ideal candidate will have a B.Com degree in Cost Accounting coupled with 3 – 5 years appropriate experience in a manufacturing environment. You should be self‐motivated and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

This position is responsible for the overall control and accuracy of the Cost of Sales Ledger which includes both the Cape Town and Durban divisions and to perform other ad-hoc duties as directed by the Finance Director.

Core duties and responsibilities include:

Overseeing the stock control process and ensuring procedures are followed and variances are resolved

Reviewing all stock valuations at month end

Investigating & resolving periodic stock issues

Managing obsolete stock provision quarterly, reporting monthly on slow moving and obsolete stock

Charging all departments for printing and stationary usage monthly

Charging all departments for spares usage monthly

Calculating forex gains & losses on all imported goods

Reviewing & authorising all import valuations

Calculating and processing pre-payments and Accruals

Ensuring annual price increases are updated in the system

Stock takes – ensuring monthly stock takes are done and co-ordinate year end stock take with the auditors

Ensuring Audit schedules are updated

Updating pricing matrix

Costing standards – quarterly raw material standard cost updates & half yearly labour cost updates

Preparing stock schedules and reports for monthly management accounts

Updating stock plan schedule actual & budget

Annual calculation and quarterly review of labour and overhead recovery rates and maintenance of costing system

Overseeing the purchasing both local and import

Job Detail
  • Salary RangeR20 000 - R30 000
  • Experience5 Years
  • QualificationBachelor Degree