Cost Accountant
Boksburg, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements


  • Job costing : ensure that jobs have been costed correctly in that all expenses have been allocated correctly.
  • Monitoring and closing of jobs : Manage the WIP list and ensure the timeous closure of jobs.
  • Extraction of job costing data : Collecting all costing data off of jobs for analysis reviews.
  • Analyzing of Costs : Determine cost variances and shortfalls per job and job type.
  • Upkeep of costing database : Keep an up-to-date costing database for trend analysis and for future job predictions.
  • Internal recoveries : Ensure each company invoices the correct value to the other and that everything has been taken into account and invoiced.
  • Recoveries on jobs : Allocating the correct expenses on a job and ensuring that any expense / stock on a job that is not applicable (recoverable) is correctly allocated to the correct section.
  • Inventory valuation and control : Provide and maintain an up-to-date record of the inventory value taking the stock age, improvement and write-off’ account.
  • Adhere to company standards, policies, and procedures as well as supplier standards at all times.
  • Integrate quality into the business by ensuring that every supplier contact is a demonstration of absolute dedication towards providing the first-time ideal solutions for the satisfaction of our customer’s immediate and future needs
  • Ensure that the authority to approve internal documentation, procedures, rules, and processes are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that effective communications systems are in place with all departments and mines to expedite the dissemination of information and provide for timely management reporting on a weekly basis.
  • Behave in a professional manner with internal and external business contacts at all times
  • Ensure that the security both internally (as in safeguarding of confidential company information) and externally as in the content of customer relationships and components, products are maintained at the highest levels at all times
  • Build an enthusiastic team through setting an example and having a participative approach.
  • Coordinate and ensure the job is done correctly to meet the objectives of the customer as well as the company.
  • Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness in the workplace and at suppliers.
  • Maintain safety standards by ensuring safe work methods and compliance with the company’s safety instruction
  • Use the appropriate personal safety equipment and obey all the safety signs.
  • Report processes or personnel that contravene safety, environmental standards, and practices.
  • Continuously develop and maintain yourself so as to keep abreast with new technology and developments in your line of duty within the Personal Development Plan discussed with their direct supervisor / manager.
  • Requirements

  • Cost Accounting Degree
  • 5 years’ Cost Accounting experience
  • Computer literate and conversant with MS Office
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Conflict management
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