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Cost Accountant - Service Industry
Posted date [2019-Jun-06]  (ID: 2918)
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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....

Cost Accountant – Service Industry


R560 000 per annum



To prepare, analyse and report costing information on products, service lines and clients in order to improve profitability within the organisation. Work with management to make key decisions to enhance cost effectiveness internally including determining the pricing of services.


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

·        CIMA (or studying towards)


·        Must have a strong Cost systems background (SERVICE INDUSTRY only NO manufacturing)

·        Sound understanding of accounting principles.

·        Excellent analytical skills

·        Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

·        Computer literacy, MS Excel in particular (familiarity with VLOOKUPs and pivot tables)

·        Minimum 2 years commercial experience

·        Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting or Pricing experience


·        Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity of different divisions, business units and functions

·        Analysing data collected and recording results

·        Determining fixed costs

·        Determining variable costs of business

·        Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures

·        Analysing audits of costs and preparing reports

·        Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services

·        Estimating the impact of changes in service offerings and introduction of new projects on pricing and profit margins

·        Maintaining Cost Accounting System

·        Assisting in month end close of the General Ledger

·        Preparing budget reports for each department and division

·        Analysing and reporting on profit margins

·        Putting together cost effective solutions for internal clients


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Job Title Cost Accountant - Service Industry
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Craighall Park
Location Gauteng
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Financial & Accounting
Salary R560 000 p.a.
Languages Spoken
Job Ref No
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date
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