Cost Controller (REF: KK400) (Market Related Salary) – Strand, Western Cape

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  • Post Date: 1st Aug 2022
  • Apply Before: 30th Sep 2022
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

Our client is looking for a Cost Controller to join their growing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning for costs, cost estimating, budget development and control, cost projecting, analysis, and reporting.



Cost Control Process:

Costing Coordination & Control Services – managing the costing processes and inputs at various stages, to enable cost optimization and control

Directing and guiding managers/executives in the effective analysis and management of costs

Directing, guiding and coordinating costing and information development processes and appropriate systems with the Financial Manager and other analytical functions notably in Sales, Supply Chain Production & Quality


ERP System Administration:

Extracting / preparing costing data (financial and operational) from the ERP system (Business Central) to be used for reporting purposes

Assessing the need for and managing estimated financial costs and / or operational hours for scenario planning purposes

Creating / reviewing, recommending, and implementing the internal controls needed for accurate costing data accumulation and reporting and conducting related internal audits if required


Data Analysis:

Assessing accuracy, integrity, and reasonability of costing data

Considering and addressing concepts inherent to activity-based costing

Evaluating changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost and ultimately, selling price


Estimating Costs:

Maintaining the costing model

Overseeing the standard costs and bills of material

Reviewing and recommending cost saving initiatives


Resource Planning and Budgeting:

Participating in budget preparation

System administrator, report writing and ad-hoc support

Performing budgeting tasks as required from time to time

Controlling all cost received

Producing a Cost budget in coordination with the different Departmental Managers and Finance Manager



Supporting ad hoc procurement request performing vendors cost analysis and informing main relevant points for negotiation

All Ad hoc requests from the MD



National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting or equivalent

Minimum 4 years’ experience working in Cost control

Experience in Project Management

Advanced Excel Skills

Strong grasp of Microsoft Office programs such as Word and PowerPoint

Job Detail
  • Salary RangeMarket Related
  • Experience4 Years
  • QualificationDiploma
  • AA/EENo
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