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Cost Accounting Manager – Automotive | Port Elizabeth – Eastern Cape

Salary: Basic Negotiable + Benefits


Please Submit: Updated MS Word CV; RFL ALL Employment History Incl Current; Current Salary P/M; Recent semi-professional head and shoulders photograph of yourself

Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Cost Accounting Manager, Senior Cost Accountant for a permanent position based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. Applicants must have hands on, current experience with SAP from the automotive & manufacturing industries.

Job Description

Cost Accounting Manager/Senior Cost Accountant | Must have strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and technology skills, with Microsoft Office applications and ERP systems, specifically SAP. Individuals with at least five (5) years’ experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Own vehicle required.


  • Developing and implementing cost standards for materials and labour
  • Monitoring unit cost variance Implementing cost accounting systems
  • Analyzing production costs and recommending changes
  • Analyzing manufacturing operations, equipment availability and utilization
  • Performing month-end cost accounting close
  • Maintaining financial & cost accounting system and ledger
  • Reconciling beginning raw materials, work-in-progress and finished-goods stock
  • Performing life cycle cost-benefit analysis
  • Preparing cost of goods sold and production reports
  • Overseeing annual physical inventory
  • Analyzing inventory valuations
  • Prepare financial management report
  • Hiring, training and supervising cost and inventory accounting staff

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