Careers Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Dept: Human Resources

Location: Westlake

01 July 2019

Cape Herb and Spice has grown from entrepreneurial roots into a global player, employing over 500 people and operating over 3 sites in Cape Town. Centered around innovation and quality, Cape Herb and Spice gives any candidate a great opportunity to gain extensive experience and build an exciting career.

Under the management of our Management Accountant, we are looking for a Cost Accountant to monitor manufacturing and inventory costs for all 3 sites.

Responsibilities

  • Develop Manufacturing analysis reports and analysing variances to assist in identifying and resolving matters:

-WIP Variances (Yield and Cost)

-Manufacturing Cycle

-Through Put (standards per unit)

-Capacity Utilization

  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory and manufacturing movement
  • Verify accurate costs
  • Monitoring inventory transactions and ensuring ERP live and accurate
  • Implementation and management of periodic stock counts
  • Implementation and management of recovery costs within BOMs
  • Assist in Month End closing
  • Special projects as required
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices

-Bin locations

-FIFO

-Lot Traceability

-Expiry dates

  • Maintenance and implementation of barcoding system
  • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances
  • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory movement
  • Verify accurate costs
  • Monitoring inventory transactions and ensuring ERP live and accurate
  • Implementation and management of periodic stock counts
  • Special projects as required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Finance or Cost Accounting (required)
  • An understanding of GMP and HACCP
  • Is flexible and able to work as part of a team
  • Advanced user in MS Excel
  • Syspro experience advantageous

Quality & Skills

  • Strong communication skills and able to work within a team
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  • Technical Competency (analytical and numerate)
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Determination and Persistence
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills

If you meet the requirements and would like to apply for this vacancy, please email a detailed CV to maryrose.shannon@capeherb.co.za

 

HR Contact:Mary-Rose Shannon

Enquire now:maryrose.shannon@capeherb.co.za

Telephone:021 701 5140