Cost And Management Accountant

Cost and Management Accountant - Port ElizabethAssists the Financial Lead: Costing and Management Accounts in preparing final costs for tenders and budgets. Prepares preliminary costs and commercial evaluations for various business decisions. Prepares standard cost variance analysis on reporting variances.ResponsibilitiesCost Accounting Assist with budgets, tenders and reviews Prepare product and preliminary costings, specific cost impacts and carry out associated procedures Record cost information for use in expenditure control Maintain financial system integrity, including checking signal codes are applied correctly and product costs are complete and accurate Maintain costing database Implement and review changes to item master Applied marginal costing where applicable for transfer pricing Ensure all transfer pricing mark ups are adhered to Roll up new products Assist in month-end closure of the General Ledger and other reconciliations, as requiredAnalysis and Reporting Perform and report on feasibility studies Analyze and report on changes in products, materials and methods to determine effects on cost (commercial evaluations) Conduct and report on cost review and analysis and on benchmarking and trend analysis Analyze and advise on factors affecting prices and profitability Prepare and provide reports on standard cost variancesOperational Input Provide technical and operational input on operational planning of the unit and on the prioritization of objectives Indicate required changes in resources to enable achievement of work objectives Monitor and control the use of assets and resources within area of responsibility Apply advanced understanding of area of specialisation Analyse concepts and suggest streamlined procedures Provide information for reports, as required by Supervisor Compile standardized reports and consolidate documents Comply with document filing requirements and maintain and update records and systems as required Update SOPs on a continual basis Undertake IT improvement projects, where requiredSkills RequiredBackground/experience 4 to 6 years experience in an accounting role in a manufacturing organization B.Com Degree in Financial Field or equivalentSpecific Job Skills Computer literacy: proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and a fully integrated ERP system Competencies Offering Insights Maintaining Accuracy Managing Performance Interrogating Information
Port Elizabeth, EC, ZA