Parmalat: Production Accountant

Production Accountant

Production Accountant (PAR200827-1) - Lactalis South Africa logo
Closing Date 2020/09/11
Reference Number PAR200827-1
Job Title Production Accountant
Department Finance
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Operations Bonnievale
Location – Country South Africa
Job Description The purpose of the role is to give accurate reporting of production/management accounting information with a strong focus on costing. Analysing and reporting the daily, monthly results will be important in order to support and development of the Business Unit.
Required Skills • Formal Accounting Qualification or equivalent • Must have 3 years financial experiences working in a FMCG environment • Develop partnership roles with Plant Manager/ Production Managers/Controllers/ Financial Manager • To have presentation skills • Must be a self-motivator with good planning, organising and admin skills • Able to work independently and must have strong interpersonal skills and analytical skills • Must be accurate and pay attention to detail • Must be a good communicator • Computer literate in MS Office (Excel advanced skills)
Duties & Responsibilities • Analysing daily, monthly and yearly results of production • Monthly reporting and annual budgeting • Training of Staff on inventory system and reports • Chairing departmental stock flow meetings • Assisting with GMP reports and material loss tracking • Driving continuous improvement and accuracy of information • Focus on accurate routings and costing of products within BPCS, updating BOM’s • Support Production Managers by providing information and assisting production clerks with any capturing/system problems • Ad-hoc financial & reporting tasks • Ensure that effective internal control procedures are in place on all financial functions or cycles (i.e. stock, assets and other) • Assist in supplying accurate information to optimise recipes • Support role for forecast • Weekly KPI Reports, understanding how department are tracking on KPI • Improvement and actions plans to be implemented
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