Costing Manager – Middleburg, (Ref: ZHCM)

Position in the Financial sector in Middleburg - Mpumalanga
Posted On Monday 20 January 2020
Job Description:

Major Manufacturing plant in Middleburg has a vacancy for a Costing Manager. Management of all the processes and systems related to the costing process. Relevant BCom Degree, CIMA (Strategic Level) Imports & previous experience in the manufacturing industry is essential for this role.


Main job function

Manage the Costing including the management off all processes, procedures and systems related to the costing process.

Analyse and report cost variances and highlight opportunities for cost reduction to management.

Prioritise and direct the work of the team

Review and approve journals

Provide general managerial support and guidance.

Provide accurate and relevant reporting and information.

Continuous benchmarking of costing principles and practices

Make recommendations to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness of systems.

Provide daily and monthly management reports

Update and maintain documentation for the Costing process

Ensure compliance to IAS; delivering accurate month end information within the prescribed deadlines.

Work with internal departments

Manage and mitigate risks in the costing function;

Handle and provide guidance with cost queries.

Other various projects as assigned.


B.Com degree (preferably Management accounting or Financial Management)

A CIMA (Strategic level) and Management Development Programme will be advantageous.


8+ years’ experience with specialisation in the costing function.

Knowledge of IAS, Import and domestic procure-to-pay and order-to-cash process

Administrative processes, accounting procedures, mathematical and statistical analysis

Mathematics and science at Grade 12 level

Report writing and data query extraction, financial calculations and reporting.

Knowledge of the Oracle JD Edwards ERP and Hubble (Insight) reporting tool.

Previous experience in manufacturing will be of great advantage.

MS Office Suite, Excel Advanced (pivot/v-lookup) Word and PowerPoint

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Zita Hilson