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Management & Cost Accountant – BOKOMO NAMIBIA (PTY) LTD


Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head: Finance

  • Reporting to the Head: Finance the Management and Cost Accountant will be responsible for the development of annual standard costs and periodic review to ensure validity and accuracy.
  • Should identify, provide and deliver solutions relating to Cost Managements in order to meet business needs.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the team in order to build a cohesive and well-motivated team within the Department.
  • Lead and coordinate with all other departments the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Communicate effectively to the Management team to ensure they are informed of business performance, risks and cash position at all times.
  • Review and audit BOM’s (Bill of Material) to ensure they reflect the latest manufacturing practices, updating standard costs as required.
  • Interact with the production department to ensure Bill of Materials (BOM) are accurate and up to date.
  • Responsible for development of operating budgets and forecasts.
  • Analyze and review results of manufacturing overhead costs charged to manufacture SKUs.
  • Work closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate / inform departments on cost drivers and variances.
  • Review and analyze data related to manufacturing and operating variances
  • Review and reconciliation of the monthly wheat and maize import, producer and processor levies.
  • Furnish cost reports to Head: Finance and other departments as required.
  • Monthly reports include milling reports and forecasts, analysis of manufacturing variances generated, purchase price variance analysis, work-in-process inventory reconciliation and analysis of costs by product line.
  • Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the Board as directed by the Head: Finance.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the inventory master data of agency goods.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of sales and cost price master data of inventory items not on a standard cost valuation system.
  • Responsible for the coordination of production related cycle counts and procedures related to cycle counts including count sheet control, resolving discrepancies, and production of reconciliation results.
  • Reconcile perpetual inventory balances to general ledger balances. Investigate discrepancies and reconcile activity as necessary.
  • Compile and maintain monthly cost reports from SAP system and databases
  • Assist other departments to develop and ensure accurate execution of procedures affecting perpetual and general ledger inventories.
  • Support manufacturing engineering cost reviews as requested.
  • Support product development teams by generating pre-production cost information.
  • Participate in the month-end close process by preparing monthly journal entries and supporting schedules as required.
  • Maintain pricing files and ensure accuracy of the same.
  • Acts as a mentor and advisor to staff and subordinates to resolve supply chain, production, and technical problems.
  • Adherence to Company Policies, Procedures, Standing Operating Procedures and methods.
  • Adherence to Health and Safety regulations and legislation.

Qualification and Preferred Traits

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and completed articles required
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced skills in Excel for analysis, planning & reporting, ability to create, manipulate, utilize spreadsheets, word processing programs
  • Proficient knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • SAP experience in SAP module Material Management and FI
  • 2-5 years’ experience in cost and production accounting environment

If you are prepared to work hard, able to handle pressure and adapt to a complex environment, then here is your opportunity to establish yourself a great career. Please mail application letter, CV and certified copies of documents to

Email: hrnamibia@bokomonamibia.com.na


Closing Date: 20 May 2022


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No documents will be returned.


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