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Cost & Management Accountant

  • Contract
  • Epping

Reference: 4484MLR
Consultant: Michelle Le Roux

A successful company in the manufacturing industry has a vacancy for a Cost and Management Accountant who will report to the Financial Manager. This is a contract-based/temp position, but there is a possibility that it could turn into a more permanent opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Maintain and support the standard costing system and ensure that departmental cost allocations are correct.
  • Investigate and ensure that all bills of material are correct and updated on a regular basis to reflect the correct standard costs.
  • Maintain and support the CAPEX process and fixed assets register within Syspro 7.
  • Be trained as a super user on the ERP system as local support for Syspro 7.
  • Perform gross profit variance analysis on products and corrective actions if required.
  • Assist the financial director with annual budget and quarterly business forecasting.
  • Support the business’ USA extension with costing and pricing enquiries.
  • Responsible for quarterly stock takes and monthly inventory movements.
  • Reconciliation of inventory general ledger accounts with Syspro sub ledger inventory modules.
  • Support sales department with annual price increases.
  • Assist financial director with scenario and benchmarking analysis.
  • Weekly and monthly flash data reporting to management.
  • Ad hoc projects as requested by the Financial Manager.


  • Preferred: A completed three-year diploma in Cost and Management Accounting (minimum) with preference to B. Tech (Cost & Management Accounting) or B.Comm (Management Accounting).
  • Studying towards CIMA will be added advantage.
  • Very important: to 4 years’ manufacturing experience.
  •  Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with staff at various levels.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Excellent MS Office skills with Excel at advanced level.
  • ERP experience with preference to Microsoft Dynamics or Syspro.

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