Cost Accountant

Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

We are look for a Cost Accountant who will be responsible for the reduction of the company's financial waste and increasing profits. We promote the principles of employment equity.Summary of duties and responsibilities

  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity.
  • Analysing data collected and recording results.
  • Analysing changes in services provided to determine effects on cost.
  • Analysing actual costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual costs.
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analysing audits of costs and preparing reports.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed costs.
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System.
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
  • Reconciles inventories.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of Cost Accounting in a service delivery environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting.
  • Excellent analytical skills & sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Computer Literate - Strong Excel skills, the ability to use Outlook and Word, and Xero.
  • Experience working with personnel on development and analysis of cost standards.
  • Ability to accurately prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other departments.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
We regret that not all applicants will be interviewed. If you have not heard from us within two to three weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.Job Types: Full-time, PermanentExperience:
  • Cost Accounting: 5 years (Required)
Education:
  • Bachelors (Required)
Work Remotely:
  • No

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD575257
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned