Cost Accountant

  • Full time
  • Hermon

Reference: 4816 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

  • Maintaining and managing manufacturing software:
    • Managing WIP value
    • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
    • Update standard costs om the Bill of Materials (BOMs)
    • Ensuring accurate feedback is given and work orders are closed daily
    • Create and maintain BOMs
    • Administration of Xperdyte users
    • Xperdyte user training
    • Perform month end rollover
  • Inventory Management
    • Coordinate conduct monthly physical inventory counts
    • Provide on stock variances/ stock accuracy reports
    • Monthly reconciliation of stock valuation and Inventory control accounts (GL)
    • Perform month end rollover
    • Evolution user training (stock transfers, adjustments and inventory reports)
    • Review accuracy GRNs and returns and debits to purchase orders, delivery notes/supplier invoice and weigh bridge report
  • Production analysis
    • Create, maintain and review production reports according to the production performance measures
    • Report on product and work center break-even points
    • Report on margins per product and production divisions
    • Analyze changes in product design, manufacturing methods, raw materials or services to determine effect on costs
    • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
    • Prepare estimates of new and proposed product costs
    • Provide management with report specifying and comparing factors affecting selling prices and profitability of products
    • Contract and monitor data accumulation systems
  • Business Intelligence
    • Maintain standard reports
    • Develop new reporting
    • Identify and analyze business metrics


  • BCom
  • CIMA
  • Ambitious, driven and a team player
  • Excellent communication skills

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