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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Provide management reports to Management with recommendations on a monthly basis in order for the
business management team to make relevant and pro-active adjustments to reduce costs.
Define and develop reports for the reporting on plant performance.
Co-ordination and collection of annual cost centre budgets, including SAP models to calculate budgeted unit costs.
Preparation of Rolling Forecast and month estimated costs.
Ownership of the World Class Manufacturing Cost Deployment Pillar.
Monitor, manage and accurately report on Product Costing (Standard Costs and Actual Costs) to support business decisions.
Perform cost simulations and provide unit costs for new products in order for the product team to make accurate decisions around pricing.
Ensure annual standard costs for all products are set up.
Application of cost accounting systems and procedures.
Conduct cost analysis and production variance analysis in order to identify and address anomalies.
Standardisation of costing processes and procedures in Gyproc to achieve efficiency and consistency.
Drive costs down by continuously reviewing costs and identifying opportunities for savings.
Ensure accurate K2 Financial Data Reporting for benchmarking with other SG entities.
Co-ordinate the preparation of the Cost of Factors file monthly to enable the proactive management of costs in the plants.
Attendance and active participation at Operations Management meetings.
Drive compliance of business controls with the plant leadership team.
Participation in inventory counts, review inventory scrapping and adjustments in order to ensure compliance with business controls as well as to influence the minimisation of such activities.
Co-ordinate SAP CO month end closure.
Revaluation of Finished Goods inventory to actual.
Adhoc exercises as and when required by management.
Ensure adherence to Quality, Environmental Health and Safety requirements of the Organization


Honours Degree in Management Accounting / Finance or equivalent
CIMA or CA(SA) qualified preferred
5+ years of management accounting with strong costing experience in a manufacturing environment
SAP knowledge is a pre requisite
Advanced computer Literacy (MS Office)
Strong analytical skills