Permanent Senior Cost Accountant

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My client, an established fruit exporter based in Stellenbosch is seeking to employ a Senior Cost Accountant with a BComm Management Accounting or equivalent degree, with 10 years' experience in Cost and Management Accounting of which at least 5 years in the SA Export Perishables Industry.
Key Performance Areas:

Cost Management:

Maintain directory of service provider agreements and rate schedules

Draft customer cost estimates/quotes.

Updated cost estimates for current season to customers within 1

week of April.

Draft and maintain pricing guidelines for key services as discussed / agreed with Cost Account Manager.

Attend to customer queries.

Attend to creditor invoice queries.

Financial Control:

Prepare and capture costing for customer invoices.

Check estimated cost vs actual cost to establish margins/losses


Development & Testing of ERP system cost management module


Knowledge & understanding of systems, operations, pricing strategy and any other to perform job requirement.

Guidance to Creditors.

Act upon deviations/anomalies


B.Comm Management Accounting or equivalent

In-house and/or external training in supply chain processes, their associated costs

Detailed and extensive understanding of full fruit export cost chains for all markets.

Industry training in Incoterms and export protocols.

Ability to work accurately with figures

Good eye for detail and ability to handle complexity of costs per client, service provider, activity, market

Good understanding of standard costing methods and systems

Good IT skills will be beneficial in understanding how to develop, configure and automat processes.

10 year’ s experience in cost and management accounting of which at least 5 years and in the SA export perishables industry

Must have had exposure and worked closely with operational environment to have a good grasp of export logistics process

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