Junior Cost Accountant (CIMA Articles)
  • Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
Job Description

KwaZulu Natal, Howick

R 13 000 - R 15 000 Monthly Cost To Company

My client within the manufacturing sector is looking for Cost and Management Graduate to join their team in Howick as a Junior Cost Accountant. The successful candidate must have great communication and strong interpersonal skills with sound independent judgement. Must have a valid license and own transport.
If you are interested in completing your CIMA Articles, please be sure to do the free Myers Briggs test below and send your results summary and CV to recruit4@gmrc.co.za.


Minimum requirements:
  • BCom in Cost/Management Accounting.
  • Willing to do their CIMA articles.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Completed Myers Briggs assessment
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labour.
  • Identify main cost drivers.
  • Develop cost-saving methods.
  • Check up on results.
  • Analyse changes in project design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, and determine effects on costs.
  • Monitor product changes and inventions.
  • Report on cost variances.
  • Interact with Production Managers.
  • Analyse actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Monitor production cost in categories (Material, direct and indirect).
  • Show inefficiencies between standard and actual production costs.
  • Support on management requests.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of product services.
  • React to cost changes.
  • Design a standard variance reporting.
  • Maintaining cost accounting systems.
  • Check correct cost in die ERP system.
  • Update material and overhead costing.
  • Clarify variances.
For more information please contact: Dione Du Toit

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