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Senior Cost Accountant – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Nov 5, 2018

Would you like to work for a company that provides continuous innovation in healthcare technology for better clinical and economic outcomes? This team have an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Cost Accountant in Johannesburg. The Senior Cost Accountant will perform various cost accounting reconciliation and reporting activities associated with inventory valuations, material purchases and labour and overhead application and utilization

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Cost Accountant in Johannesburg will include:

  • Inventory control and accuracy; product structure maintenance and approval; product costs maintenance and approval
  • Participation as an active member of the Operations team
  • Preparation of periodic financial/accounting information in an accurate, timely and effective manner
  • Review procedural compliance and initiate improvements where necessary to internal control procedures in order to safeguard company assets/resources
  • Conducts audits and reviews of financial and operational control activities
  • Provides analysis of all material, labour and overhead variances
  • Conducts cycle count audits, approvals, and reporting to Operations and Financial management
  • Recommends improvements to systems and process to better provide cost information to meet organizational objectives
  • Supports cost accounting with other financial analysis as requested
  • Trains and explains cost accounting policies and procedures to manufacturing managers and personnel

Requirements for this Senior Cost Accountant job in Johannesburg:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in business (Finance, Accounting) or related field
  • 8+ years of accounting or related experience. 3+ years of cost accounting experience
  • Strong experience with computer systems as well as PC’s
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills which requires precision and attention to detail

If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Cost Accountant job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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