Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
REF: 123258
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Cost Accountant
The Cost Accountant will report to the local Financial Controller and along with the Finance team will be responsible for ensuring data is processed on a timely basis and recorded accurately.

Reports to: Financial Controller

Reconciliation of the sales & cost of sales to the general ledger.
Developing and maintaining the standard cost system for current and new products.
Responsible for monitoring inventory transaction within Oracle, to ensure they are done in a timely manner and in accordance with the policies and procedures.
Assist and give guidance of the correct transaction that should be done.
Reconcile inventory balance on a regular basis.
Work closely with production and quality in relation to possible inventory write-offs.
Review production order variances and ensure they are recorded in a timely manner.
Responsible for ensuring inventory is counted on a regular basis, and variances are fully investigated.
Work closely with Supply Chain in relation to stock control.
Ensuring all the SOX controls are implemented and adhered to.
Development & implementation of internal financial & operational controls.
Assist in the development of rolling monthly forecasts.
Assist in preparation of annual budget process.
Evaluating cost reduction initiatives.
Deal with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance of audits and statutory requirements
Will abide by Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
Follow strict adherence to the requirements of cGMP.
Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

Education: Experience: Skills:
  • Fully Qualified Accountant.
  • Five (5) years experience in costing in a manufacturing background.
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
  • PC skills with emphasis on Excel spreadsheet, automated accounting and financial planning system.
  • Capable of working on own initiative and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities to the highest standards ensuring compliance with all financial policies and procedures.
  • The successful candidate will need to be detailed orientated with the ability to take on a broad range of tasks and responsibilities over time.
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
For further information on this Cost Accountant position please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 / Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website:
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