Costing Analyst

Costing Analyst

Isilumko Staffing | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 8 days ago

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Description


Main job function:

Recruiting for the role of Costing Analyst to be based in Gauteng. This position will report to the Financial Analysis Manager.

To provide timeous and effective expense analysis for all departments to enable decision making, control, budget management and organizational performance management. To determine profitability by product by customer. To improve the accuracy, usability and timeliness of the TM1 tool in DSA. To calculate ROI's on new business opportunities. To address day to day ad-hoc analysis needs of management.

 

Minimum requirements (not negotiable)
Matric
BCom/ B.Sc. (analytics or business) degree, preferably with honors or a certification from CIMA.
2 years of Costing experience within FMCG environment.
Must have Activity Based Costing (ABC) experience.
Must have TM1 experience.
ABC knowledge priority.
CIMA qualified.
TM1 exp. added advantage.
Min 2 years' experience (must hit the ground running).
FMCG, Logistics or Manufacturing background.
Immediate starter.

Job Purpose

To supply timeous and effective expense analysis for all departments to enable decision making, control, budget management and organizational performance management.
To determine profitability by product by customer.
To improve the accuracy, usability and timeliness of the TM1 tool in DSA.
To calculate ROIs on new business opportunities.
To address day-to-day ad-hoc analysis needs of management.
Ensure financial analysis is executed cost effectively.
Contribute to the cost saving initiatives of the company.
Conduct needs analysis for department heads to ensure requirement for reports are defined and met.
Present expense analysis to Exco, highlighting and explaining the findings of analysis.
Conduct a clear and complete analysis of each department's expenses every month.
Supply added day-to-day management support to all sections of management.
Ensure management and departments have prompt access to correct financial analysis to be used to decision making, control and performance management.
Compile a comprehensive and detailed budget annually to be used for analysis, control and organizational performance appraisal.
Conduct budget vs expense analysis, post correction of errors by finance.
Conduct monitoring of actuals in comparison with the actual budget.
Investigate errors in the ledger and highlight to the concerned financial accountant for correction in an effective manner.
Take responsibility for self-development through self-study, identification of learning opportunities.
Coach and mentor team members.
Find innovative ways to apply information from TM1 for management reporting by improving the tool's accuracy, usability and timelines.