Saturday , September 23 2023

RCL Careers – Cost Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

RCL FOODS is seeking a Cost Accountant on a Fixed Term Contract for a period of 6 months.

The role will be based in Pretoria West and reports to the Management Accountant for the operating unit. RCL FOODS is looking for an individual who is analytical, has attention to detail and experienced in Cost and Management Accounting at a Manufacturing Plant. The successful incumbent will be responsible for product costing and cost centre accounting for the site (Pretoria West), as well as assistance with capital and BOM related projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Costings:
    • Action costings accurately and timeously.
    • Understand factors driving costings and profitability, and provide useful insight into the process
    • Review and understand concerns on costings and guiding NPD in process of development
    • Attend trials and ensure that product and costing concerns are raised in advance
    • Clear and effective communication of costings/reports produced
  • Ingredient tools:
    • Ensure accuracy of ingredient and BOM related tracking tools
    • Distribution of ingredient tools
    • Resolve queries relating to ingredient tools
    • Weekly deep dive is done on variances and reporting of findings to assist correction of issues/deviations can be done
  • Factory trials and NPD process support:
    • Attend factory trials to ensure a thorough understanding of the new/upgraded product manufacturing process and provide insight into proposed changes to product costs. (E.g. capex, opportunity costs due to capacity etc.)
    • Accurate costing of NPD or changes to NPD processes
    • Maintain the integrity and support proper execution of the NPD approval process.
    • Calculate and implement any approved changes to product costing, clearly outlining the impact of such changes on the cost base and ultimately, profitability.
    • Monitor, review and provide feedback on the actual impact of changes that have been made and new product costing as part of the “post launch” process.
  • BOM Audits:
    • Perform BOM checks and audits where required
    • Perform factory floor audits/checks where required
    • Coordinate investigations and audits with the Management Accountant and Factory Managers to support initiatives designed to control costs and maximise profitability.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in cost and management accounting, including analysis and reporting
  • Minimum qualification is a BTech in Management Accounting.
  • Preferably a B.Com or equivalent and studying towards CIMA / CA(SA).
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Ability to multi-task with good time management skills.
  • Pay strict attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to collaborate with teams

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria

Application Deadline: N/A

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