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Helderberg Region, Western Cape 

In this role you will be responsible for the full costing for the manufacturing/fabrication and the rental businesses, ensuring correct pricing, margins and profit requirements for all the product lines and customers in the business. You will be responsible for management accounting for the manufacturing and rental business. The role will report to the Financial Manager.


Job Requirements

Cost Management:

  • Complete the costing processes for the Cape Town manufacturing facility and for the formulation of price lists, margin management and profit calculations
  • Full understanding of costs drivers e.g. BOMS, weighted averages, machine rates, labour rates – total analysis of costings from raw material to production
  • Assist with Cycle Count/ Physical inventories and stock management in Cape Town and Joburg branches
  • Review and manage inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regard to cost analyses and profitability, variances and implement best practice cost management principles


Management Accounting tasks:

  • Prepare, analyse and report weekly, monthly and quarterly gross margin, profit, sales, by region and customer type
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accounts by customer type and division
  • Assist in Management of Working Capital
  • Assist with the Budget Process
  • Management Reporting
  • Compliance with Taxation and IFRIS


Candidate Requirements

Candidates should meet the following technical criteria:

  • Management Accounting Degree / BTech / CIMA
  • Excel Advanced – setting up cost and data analysis templates, capital budgeting templates,
  • Good knowledge of bookkeeping, accounting packages, standard cost and project (job) cost accounting
  • Computer literate to an intermediate level at least (Windows 10)
  • Minimum 5 years Cost Accountant experience in a manufacturing and job costing environment


If you wish to explore this opportunity further, please email us at mycv @ newrecruit.co.za. Let’s start a conversation!