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Job Description

Title:  Cost Accountant (EE/AA)
Area:  Cape Town
Salary:  Market Related

Brief Description:
A market leader in manufacturing requires the service of a highly competent individual to fill the position of Cost Accountant (EE/AA) to be based in Montague Gardens.

CIMA degree will be highly advantageous.
Completed B.Tech in Cost and Management Accounting or relevant B.Com degree.

Skills & Experience:
3-5 years solid costing experience in manufacturing FMCG environment essential.
A background in the printing industry would be a definite advantage.
Self-motivated, energetic self-starter, who can demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
A strong analytical individual 
Exceptional aptitude for problem solving and attention to detail. 
Able to work under pressure and hardworking.
Displaying a high level of energy and entrepreneurial spirit
Advanced reporting and Microsoft Excel skills
South African citizens only.

Job Description:
The successful incumbent to this position will be responsible, but not be limited to:

·           Responsible for the full costing function and preparing of management reports.
·           Responsible for annual sales budget and monthly forecasts.
·           Monitoring cost recovery & sales reporting.
·           Monitoring and improving cost structures.
·           Monitoring work in progress and finished goods.
·           Conducting impact studies around cost sensitive items such as:
·           Highest cost drivers and impact on cost effectiveness.
·           Impact on effectiveness of work flows and processes. 
·           Contribute towards improved cost effectiveness.

If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

For more information please call 021 557 4952 or email