Cost Accountant

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Our client is looking to appoint a Cost Accountant in the Finance Department, reporting to the Financial Manager.

  • Management Accountant
  • Contract Pricing
  • Budgets
Our client is a leading and respected player in vessel construction and are looking to hire a Cost Accountant to fulfil the necessary requirements within the Department to meet the Company’s objectives by providing administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the Department and Office.

In order to be shortlisted for vacancy, the successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies, but not limited to:-
  • Degree/Diploma in Cost and/or Management Accounting.
  • 5-year experience in a Manufacturing environment (as Cost/Management Accountant or similar role).
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, experience with SYSPRO advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of Bills of Material essential.
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills (i.e. Pivot Tables, ODBC reports, Formulas and Macros).

The role responsibilities will include, (but not limited to):-
  • Material variances:Report on monthly variances for handover boats, report on moulding shop material waste and variances, investigate major variances, develop SOP’s where required to prevent loss.
  • Options: Maintain and improve on option costing models, reconcile SYSPRO to option lists, report on variances where cost result in margin shrinkage.
  • Contract prices: Update SYSPRO with latest contract prices, review integrity of contract price list and feedback to procurement (expired prices, duplicate prices, and inconsistency with unit of measure), assist in solving accounts department system price queries, allocate new contract prices within costing categories.
  • Work in Progress: Monitor margins on sundry sales, control cost of sundry jobs (improve process), query cost and labour numbers posted to future jobs, ensure old jobs closed off when invoiced.
  • Labour, spares, warranty, new projects, budgets and ad hoc tasks.
Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates that have the specific skills and experiences required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role will be contacted for an interview by one of our consultants. Thereafter a detailed job description will be made available for discussion before CVs are submitted to our client for review.  
A market related salary based on the level of responsibility for this role is on offer.