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Finance: Cost Accountant - Bryanston

"• To ensure accurate costing for products, and variance • B.Comm degree or B.Tech qualification (E) CIMA (D)• 3 years' accounting experience (E) Costing experience in a manufacturing environment (E) Multi-national/ Multi-currencies experience (D) 1-3 years' ERP experience (D)• To manage accurate costing of products, and maintain the costing database to ensure costs are indicative of actuals. • To conduct and report on variance analysis thus ensuring any corrections required by business units related to the stock gains and losses are performed. • To conduct analysis and report on product costing, and advice business on measures to ensure an optimal cost structure. • To identify and analyse manufacturing cost drivers and identified activities in order to obtain a comprehensive understanding of cost components. • To review and manage the bill of materials (BoM) in the system, and conduct a variance analysis between BoM and actuals in order to improve BME's costing accuracy. • To perform and manage month-end costing processes in order to ensure timeous processing by business. • To prepare for the internal and external audits in order to ensure compliance to corporate governance and legislation. • To provide support, education and training to staff within the organisation. Job Knowledge: • Law and Government — legal and statutory knowledge (D) Basis knowledge of government regulations and the democratic political environment (D) Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles, resource allocation, human resources, production methods, and coordination of people and resources (D) Working knowledge of: enterprise risk; corporate governance; regulatory and operational risk; business continuity; information and security risk; technology risk; market and credit risk (D) Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance, and human resource procedures and regulations (D) Working knowledge of cost accounting (E) Knowledge of various accounting frameworks (IFRS, GAAP) (E)Job Related Skills: • Accounting Software (E) Intermediate financial skills and experience (E) Proficiency in MS Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) (E) Ability to deal with complex reconciliation processes (E) Accounting for projects (D) Interpretation and analysis of financial statements and management accounts (D) "

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