ASSISTANT COST AND SYSTEM ANALYST

Area: 
South Africa, Gauteng, Centurion
Salary: 
R18K - R22K
Benefits: Pension, Medical Aid and Annual Bonus
Payment Type: 
Per Month
Appointment Type: 
Full-Time
Ref Number: 
136

A well branded Telecommunication’s company is looking for an assistant cost and system analyst to assist the financial manager especially with costing and project management to the repair division and company as a whole.

1. JOB PURPOSE

To assist the Financial Manager in providing a financial management and management accounting (costing) service to the Repair division and a project management service to the company as a whole

2. PRESENT ORGANISATION CHART

Please find attached as Annexure ‘A’

3. DIMENSIONS

3.1 Jointly responsible for financial management of the Repair division
Jointly responsible for management accounting (costing) for the Repair division
Jointly responsible for the Project Management and liaison Function

3.2 Locations:
Head Office

3.3 Number of direct staff reports 0

4. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

4.1 Primarily responsible for assisting the Financial Manager in advising senior management on relevant financial management, management accounting, project management and internal audit / system issues.

4.2 Jointly responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of systems and processes that ensure:

4.2.1 Acceptable financial management in the repair division.

4.2.2 Acceptable management accounting / costing in the Repair division

4.2.3 Acceptable project management and liaison.

5. KEY CHALLENGES

Jointly responsible for the project management and liaison function.

Jointly responsible for the maintenance and improvement of business and financial models and reports.

Maintain and improve the costing systems and reports

6. JOB CONTENT

6.1 The incumbent is a member of the Financial Management team and as such is accountable to the Financial Manager for the provision of accurate and professional financial support in the Repair division.

6.2 The incumbent is responsible for understanding the role that the finance department performs in the Repair division and how it supports the company in achieving it’s objectives.

6.3 The incumbent is accountable for supporting management as well as functional and departmental heads in the Repair division for the development and implementation of appropriate financial management systems and procedures.

6.1 The incumbent will perform the following duties:

• Liaise with and support the Repair Division from a financial and administration perspective
• Test that that the financial systems and procedures in place in the repair workshops are applied correctly. Support the implementation and maintenance of internal controls for the Repair division.
• Jointly responsible for evaluating other systems and procedures in the repair division which may affect the financial, administrative and legal results of the company.
• Maintain the costing systems in the Repair division which is consistent with the accounting policies of the company.
• Costing including adhoc and job costing based on Standard costing principles for the repair business
• Monitoring the stock systems and procedures in the stores
• Report on the company’s sales figures and gross margins
• Provide all reports required by management which fall under the incumbents areas of responsibility
• Conduct Internal audits for the full company
• Report regularly all system and control weaknesses / concerns relating to the business to the Financial Manager.
• Operating knowledge of the computer systems in use in the Repair division
• Responsible to see that all financial and control systems / procedures for the repair business are documented
• Preparation of the Repairs division’s budgets where needed.
• Evaluation and monitoring the results of the Repair divisions Capital expenditure
• Weekly, Monthly and year end planning for the areas under the position’s control
• Preparation of year end schedules where needed.
• Preparation and analysis of management information for the repair business.
• Stand in for Fin Manager when required
• Jointly responsible for management of the project office when needed and UK liaison.

6.4 The incumbent will perform any other reasonable tasks required by his/her superior

6.5 The incumbent will present the company in a favorable light at all times.

7. BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

The incumbent should ideally be in possession of a B Com or B Compt degree with accountancy and costing and project management and have at least 2 years work experience. Financial articles would also be an added advantage. This experience would preferably have been in a telecommunications or service industry / environment.

A high degree of interpersonal and persuasion skills are required as well as the ability to think both conceptually and act practically. The incumbent must constantly be aware of the privileged information he/she has access to. A high level of general financial skills is essential.

Accuracy and diligence are a pre-requisite to this position.

A strong work ethic is essential to the fulfillment of this role.

DISCLAIMER
All successful candidates will be contacted, if not contacted please consider your application unsuccessful

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