The cost accountant is responsible to compile and assess the Technology financial data. Advise management about operations and costs for the Division. Review information to evaluate the financial performance of the Division. The cost accountant is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.
Job Title: IT Cost Accountant
Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: NB17
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Financial Management and Control:
Track progress against budgets within established finance systems and report variances to more senior colleagues.
Data Collection and Analysis:
Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system.
Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems.
Conduct ongoing process constraint analysis.
Report on break even points by products, subsidiary, and systems.
Report on margins by product and division.
Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances.
Analyze capital budgeting requests.
Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the target costing group.
Insights and Reporting:
Contribute to the preparation of various financial data and analytics reports.
Set an example through personal quality and productivity standards and ways of working with others.
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures.
Plan and prioritise,demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands.
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change.
Balancing achievement, own objectives with abilities to understand, respond to organisational,team needs.
Plans and Aligns
Bachelors Degree in Finance / Accounting
Minimum 4 years’ experience in similar role
Application Deadline: 05/05/2022