Senior Accountant: Cost

Swakop Uranium

Swakop Uranium is recruiting a Senior Accountant: Cost, to be based in Swakopmund, Namibia.
  • Provide ongoing costing and production information, analysis of cost variances, justification of costing projects, margin analysis and tracing costs back to underlying activities
  • The position also constructs and monitors cost-effective budget and actual reporting systems needed to provide an appropriate level of management (cost and performance) information, and supports budget holders on financial and costing disciplines
  • Ensure adequate management reporting per sub division and coordinate monthly cost meetings with management/budget holders
  • Assist in the compilation of key business metrics and report on them in monthly management reports
  • Report on productivity measures – cost per ton/Hour/MTTR MTBF etc
  • Perform Economic Value Analysis where required for new projects
  • Provide site support through accurate cost allocations on stock, PO’s and labour
  • Prepare cost center reports and allocate overheads monthly to determine profitability
  • Identify and analyse expenditure trends and performance against budget
  • Ensure accurate cost allocation per area/cost center and rectify it through month end journals
  • Monthly and year end accruals for cost realized but not expensed yet
  • Confirm stock valuation classes for new stock applications
  • Produce weekly cost reports to EXCO
  • Identify possible cost saving opportunities, discuss with end-users and, in collaboration with end-users
  • Manage and follow up on departmental cost saving projects to provide timely feedback to Management
  • Maintain and improve cost accounting system
  • Assist SCM with bi-annual stock count at all SU Warehouses
  • Coordinate and manage the annual budget process in terms of timing, guidelines, communication and facilitation with allocated departments
  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects
  • B. Comm degree or other relevant Accounting Degree (NQF level 7)
  • Honours degree or postgraduate diploma in Management Accounting (NQF level 8) will be an added advantage
  • Professional Accounting/Membership: CIMA/ICAN is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years Management Accounting experience, of which 2 years should have been in a senior capacity
  • Experience in the mining industry
  • Experience in the application of Management Accounting and Costing Principles, Practices and Models
  • Sound governance, internal controls, reporting experience
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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