Factory Cost Analyst, Alberton – Ref: 1191782

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Ref: 1191782

Job Description:

One of South Africa’s leading manufacturing companies in the automotive industry, recognized globally for their quality and innovation, is looking for a Factory Cost Analyst.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Primary purpose: The role will mainly focus on inventory accuracy and management together with analysis, reporting and data collection. The ideal candidate would be familiar with a manufacturing environment and have previous costing experience on SAP R/3.

Responsibilities
:

General

– External and internal audits: supporting and preparing related schedules as required

– Supporting and partnering with stakeholders / departments (Plant Controller, Management Accountant, Supply Chain, other management)

Specific

  1. Inventory & Production

Ensuring completeness and accuracy of the stock with reference to, but not limited to:

– BOM’s

– Routings

– Classifications

– Stock counts

– Production

– Stock movements

– Valuations:

o Moving average costs

o Standard costs

o Slow moving stock / stock obsolescence

– Participate in stock counts (1 weekend every month)

– Liaise with Supply Chain (Stores, Procurement) & Production departments to ensure any errors are corrected within the weekly cut offs

 

  1. Analysis & Reporting

– Developing and maintain master statistics:

o Production as per the various classifications

o Sales

– Building data / stats that will lead to better management or root cause analysis for the Finance department

– Analyse, investigate and report on the costs and variances of production and stock within the business to optimize profitability of the organization

– Analysing production to ensure accuracy

– Actuals versus Budgets

– Understanding the Virtual Plant Model system and keeping it up to date

– Preparing a monthly customer profitability report by part number

o Identify potential negative margin or loss-making part number

– Analysis and corrections of expenses, cost centres

– Key expense analysis

– Daily, weekly and monthly dashboards & reports

– Contributing to the monthly Management Accounts Pack

– Developing supporting data / reports for the monthly rolling Forecasts and annual Budgets / AOP

– Completing the monthly SIOPS actual upload into Hyperion

 

  1. Fixed Assets

– Manage of the Fixed Assets Register

– Special off SAP register to be developed and managed for Dies / Moulds

o Develop a process for Die / Mould management and tracking to ensure best practice Accounting Standards

– Ensure all documentation is filed

– Conduct monthly meetings and review CWIP

– Conduct annual Fixed Assets verification counts

– Accuracy and adherence to the corporate policies

 

  1. Responsible for Month end

– Month end check list

– Preparing cut off procedures

– Costing Runs

– Stock Reconciliations

– General Ledger Reconciliations

 

  1. Compliance and internal Control

– Adherence to local and group policies. Improve & strengthen the internal control environment & governance within Finance and the JOH Plant.

 

  1. Other

– External and Internal Audits: supporting and preparing related schedules as required

– Identify areas of improvement in finance, inefficiencies with solutions,

– Meeting with department managers, getting them to understand their department costs and checking for errors.

– Supporting and partnering with stakeholders / departments (Plant Controller, Management Accountant, Supply Chain, Other Management)

– Very structured and good planning skills

– Ability to work well under pressure and extended overtime

– Map out processes, develop & improve them. Rollout and communicate processes to responsible process owners

– Assist with the annual budgeting process by providing relevant historical schedules / analysis

– Vendor and Customer Master Data control

– Execute ad-hoc investigations and evaluations of projects or new initiatives, to ensure continuous improvement and that business cases are achieved

Location(country,): Alberton,Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Diploma in costing accounting / CIMA Intermediate Level / BCom Degree
8 years of experience in Manufacturing environment/Automotive Industry

Job competencies:

  • Presentation skills
  • Oral and written communication skills in English language
  • Leadership skills with the ability to lead remote and cross-functional teams
  • Organizational agility
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail

Required:

  • SAP R/3
  • FI
  • CO
  • MM
  • Excel

Desirable:

  • MS Office

Company Description:

Automotive/Manufacturing

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Factory Cost Analyst, Alberton – Ref: 1191782

Management Accountant (EE), Johannesburg – Ref: 1205270-3

 

Factory Cost Analyst

Factory Cost Analyst

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