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Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

AtripleA Recruitment and Temps
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
March 15, 2019


Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

Location: Johannesburg

Our client in the Manufacturing industry is looking for a Cost Accountant.

Key responsibilities

• 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 optimized.

• 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 daily.

• Calculation of obsolete stock monthly.

• 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.


• A Tertiary qualification majoring in Cost Accounting

• 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