Cost Controller / Accountant - Market Related Salary

Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
J.A.Z. Recruitment     0714056913

Established manufacturing concern is seeking to appoint a suitable candidate to perform the following duties.

Plan for costs, cost estimating, budget development and control, cost projecting, analysis, and reporting.

Key duties:

  • Implement, administer, and maintain cost control systems and procedures to track costs and project budgets, commitments, expenditures, and forecasts
  • Compute costs of all manufacturing, material, and labour expenses.
  • Monitor costs against budgets and forecasts
  • Assist in building the company’s cost saving program, annual budgets and forecasts, and performance
  • Develop and implement an integrated cost and planning system
  • Assist in setting prices for labour and material and determine inventory valuation
  • Monitor all activities in planning and scheduling, cost control, accounting, and document control
  • Calculating pricing and margins based on costs
  • Meeting with various stakeholders to monitor spend against budgets and plans
  • Reconciliation of data, costs, variances and reporting thereon
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • All Ad hoc requests from the CEO

 Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting or an equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years' cost control working experience
  • Excellent computer skills, maths & knowledge of accounting
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets and ability to work on many projects with different deadlines
  • Exceptionally well organized with an aptitude for data
  • Able to generate budgets and reports
  • Strong presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately
  • Able to develop strong, cooperative relationships with department heads
  • Knowledge and experience in budgets and project costing

 The ideal candidate will:

  • Be insightful and thorough
  • Continuously analyze, secure, and optimize the company’s operating cost.
  • Interpersonal skills: Ability to show team spirit in work and to exhibit sound and accurate judgment if needed.
  • Managing Performance: Ability to organize and prioritize work activities, develop realistic action plans and statements, and demonstrate accuracy
  • Dependability & Adaptability: Ability to complete tasks on time or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan, to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

To apply:  Submit a detailed CV to: 

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.