Assistant Cost Accountant JHB

Location: City Deep, JHB, South Africa
Date Posted: 08-03-2018
Job Title:                     Assistant Cost Accountant      
Reporting to:               Cost Accounting Manager
 
 
 
Key Responsibilities
 Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
 
  • Preparation of Weekly Management Accounts for multiple divisions adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Stock control &stock reconciliations for multiple stock locations.
  • Stock reporting &analysis.
  • Production & yield analysis for on-site & out-sourced production divisions, investigating & explanations of any variances to gross contribution.
  • Sales &purchases analysis.
  • Direct cost reporting & analysis.
  • Overhead analysis.
  • Liaise with Sales, Production & Inventory Teams
  • Adhoc projects.
 
 
Skills/Experience
 
  • Cost & Management Accounting qualification
  • 1-2years’ experience in Finance and Costing
  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills
  • Possess an analytical mindset for the purpose of solving problems using well-proven strategic approaches to identifying resolution.
  • Pays close attention to detail with excellent organisational skills and proven ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities.
  • High energy, team player with a strong record of meeting goals and objectives.
  • Shows initiative and understands what needs to be done to be successful
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, knowledge of Navision a distinct advantage.
  • Organised and methodical
  • Has a proven track record of meeting and exceeding deadlines.
  • Has the ability to impact positively on those around them and ensure a positive working environment.
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