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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
East Rand, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Cost and Management Accountant

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About this job

Perform all duties in respect of the financial and administration of the business as part of the management of the business unit.  

Key Result Areas

  • Planning, studying and collecting data to determine costs of business activity
  • Analysis and interpretation of cost variances on a monthly basis
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Preparing reports highlighting variances and possible areas of improvement and or cost savings
  • Making estimates of new or proposed costs
  • Developing and implementing cost models
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of services.
  • Maintaining a Cost Accounting System
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Development of pricing models
  • Forecasting of expenses based on current trend analysis and market factors


Skills Required


  • BCom Financial Management or equivalent Cost accounting degree.
  • CIMA qualification considered favourable.

Essential Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Logistics / Freight / Supply Chain industry essential
  • Must understanding different costing methodologies i.e. ABC costing, Variable costing etc
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong technical background
  • Sound communication skills in both written and verbal format
  • Understanding of the Supply Chain and Logistics environment
  • Excellent excel skills

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity.


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