Cost & Management Accountant – PTA002978/JB

Gauteng - Pta - North
50000 - 60000 Monthly
Published date: 20 May 2024

This role is pivotal in driving efficiency and cost-effectiveness across the group of companies within the agro-processing and consumer goods manufacturing sectors. The successful candidate will handle comprehensive cost analysis and management accounting to support strategic financial decisions.

You will be based at a tranquil farm-like setting in Pyramid, apx 15 km north of Sefako Makgatho Drive (Pretoria).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and oversee cost management systems.
  • Analyse financial data to identify trends and opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.
  • Prepare detailed financial reports and forecasts for management.
  • Collaborate with department heads to align financial strategies and operational efficiency.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Travel frequently within Gauten
  • Maintenance of weekly and monthly product costings
  • Maintenance of product recipes and costings
  • Monthly inventory valuation reporting and analysis

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B Com degree in Cost & Management Accounting and/or professional accreditation with CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).
  • At least 4 years’ proven experience in cost and management accounting in FMCG, agriculture or related industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial regulations and accounting processes.
  • Proficient in financial software and Excel. Meat Matrix highly advantageous.


  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans.

Additional Requirements:

  • Own car and valid driver’s license, as the role involves significant travel.
  • Willingness to travel extensively across the Gauteng region and to Polokwane.

NOTE: We ONLY accept online applications. We do not consider direct applications via Whatsapp or email. 

The final remuneration package offered by the employer will be determined based on market standards, considering the candidate’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience. The employer retains the prerogative to provide a remuneration package that aligns with industry norms and the specific attributes of the selected candidate.

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