Management Accountant

Location: Richards bay, South Africa
Salary: 60 000 Monthly
Job Ref: DUR001128/KS
Date posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Summary: This global manufacturing company based in Richards Bay is currently looking for a Management Accountant, who is a whizz with costing and has a strong manufacturing background, preferably in a SAP environment.



Job Description

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:-

  • B.Com or relevant Commercial Degree.
  • CIMA or studing towards CIMA preferable.
  • 7 years experience in a mill costing environment.
  • A strong knowledge of costing concepts and corporate governance.
  • Must be a whizz with costing.
  • Must have manufacturing experience.


Key Performance Areas:-

  • Budgets and Estimates:
    • Drive the budget process with the manufacturing business units
    • Maintenance of Bill of Material
    • Ensure accurate fixed and variable cost budgets
    • Variance analysis with commentary
  • Management Reporting:
    • Prepare timely and accurate monthly management reports (fixed and variable) with analysis and commentary
    • Prepare regular analysis and commentary on consumption and yield
    • Establish relevant KPI’s per production process
    • Monitor variable and fixed cost performance
    • Highlight problem areas
    • Assists with monthly mill reporting pack
  • Projects:
    • Identifies areas of improvement on an ongoing basis with operations and develops and drives projects to achieve these
    • Analysis and commercial advice on ad hoc requests and business case studies
  • Governance:
    • Ensures the company’s Standard Operating Procedures and Delegation of Authorities are adhered to
    • Integrity of SAP master data
    • Accuracy of reporting
    • Stock valuation



  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Problem solving.
  • Planning and organizing - ability to work to deadlines.
  • Driven to achieve results.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Continuous improvement focused.
  • Assertive.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft.
  • SAP knowledge (CO, MM, FI, PP).


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