Responsible for cost accounting function including maintenance of standard costs and variance analysis.
Duties & Responsibilities
Determine annual frozen standard cost base which forms basis of sales costing, profit margins and variance reporting.
Maintain current standard cost base to ensure up-to-date information is available for sales pricing and profit projection.
This entails regular update of all purchased and manufactured inventory items and creation of records for new items.
Maintain daily sales uncosted items’ to ensure comprehensive and representative costing of month’s sales and accurate calculation of gross profit.
Maintain costs for parts identified by users as preventing transaction. These will normally be notified by e-mail or verbal request.
Prepare and distribute electronically weekly / monthly Production Variance reports to highlight levels of different categories of variance by Business Area within management responsibility category.
Review Purchase Price Variance account throughout month and investigate significant variances by way of confirming validity or effecting corrective journal action.
Run month-end procedures / prepare standard / non-standard journals as necessary.
Accountancy Diploma / Degree / Professional Accountancy Qualification.
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience. Suitable also for graduate with part time job practice.
Requires experience in general or cost accounting, planning and analysis, overhead financial systems and / or forecast and budgeting.
Requires an understanding of standard cost and the ability to make sound decisions in order to maintain inventory and financial accuracy.
Ability to define problems, research / collect and analyse data. PC proficiency especially Excel.
SAP system knowledge as advantage not requirement.
English language on advanced level.
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