MGI Consulting
The purpose of MGI Consulting Recruitment Services is to recruit high quality permanent and/or contract staff on your behalf to your satisfaction.

In order to satisfy your needs we have set for ourselves a set of objectives aimed at ensuring your requirements are met in an efficient and professional manner.

We believe that if you are to benefit from utilizing our services it is important that you profit by it, and this can only be achieved in our business if the candidate we put forward meets your exacting requirements and remains in your employ.

Having started in 1996, MGI has a tradition of continuity and integrity. We value our clients and have consistently built up a client base and a reputation for good service reaching nationally and internationally....

Manufacturing Accountant
Posted date [2020-Jul-14] (ID: 76105)

Manufacturing Accountant


R600 000 per annum


Specific Job Function:

This role will be responsible for supporting all accounting processes. They will own analysis of all variances including inventory and cost of goods sold and provide clear and concise recommendations on inflationary factors and cost control. They will support the inventory integrity process and the planning process regarding critical KPIs within the organization. This role will require cross functional teamwork with Operations, Sourcing and Commercial to provide weekly, monthly, yearly forecasts



  • Support ERP Transition
  • Help drive improvement to overall business data integrity
  • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of BOM accuracy and cost roll ups
  • Support & improve variance analysis – Labor/OH/Absorption
  • Partner cross functionally with commercial and operations teams to improve inventory process
  • Drive complexity reduction throughout the business
  • Utilize financial data to target continuous improvement opportunities
  • Drive Cycle Count and Physical Inventory processes and documentation



  • Minimum B.Com (Accounting) + articles, CA would be preferable.
  • Relevant Experience in Cost Accounting (manufacturing/assembly) – 3 years
  • ERP System usage experience (Any Major ERP: SAP,IFS,JDE)



  • Understanding of manufacturing accounting, financial reporting, and internal control requirements of a public company
  • Desire and ability to grow and progress within the role and the business, future development opportunities for the right candidate!
  • Data driven
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to work within a unionised environment
  • Commercial and operational savvy
  • Exercises discipline and focus
  • People Management

Job Title Manufacturing Accountant
Post Details
Posted By MGI Consulting for Client
Job Function
Start Date Immediate
Salary R600 000 per annum
Location Chloorkop
Phone No +2783325243
Email mgicons(at)
Region Location -> Johannesburg
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Accounting -> Accountant

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