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21 May 2022

PermanentProduction Inventory Costing & Systems Manager Needed

Time Personnel – Posted by JobPlace24 Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Production Inventory Costing & Systems Manager Needed

Location: Cape Winelands
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Time Personnel
Job Title: Production Inventory Costing & Systems Manager Needed

Vacancy Details

Do you have management experience in Costing functions for the Production sector with a good understanding of systems in order to manage POS systems and the variances that occur at store level? Our FMCG Client requires your expertise and staff management skills to solve discrepancies in production and at store level while driving stock control processes and monitoring controls REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric, tertiary education in finance and costing
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years cost accounting and staff management experience
  • Inventory experience managing variances and processes
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Afrikaans
  • Strong management capabilities to successfully deal with staff
  • Ability to train and engage with staff on fixing or implementing new procedures
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Experience negotiating with suppliers
  • Experience assisting with implementation of new systems advantageous
  • Computer literate – Pastel evolution, Odessey, Excel
  • Experience in fresh food produce highly advantageous


  • Responsible for the rollout of Point of Sales System at Store level
  • Ensure that all staff are trained on the systems
  • Monitor the stock levels and calculate the Gross Profit on a weekly, monthly basis (currently Odessey has been rolled out to two stores)
  • Implementation and maintenance of inventory data in Pastel Evolution
  • Ensure that all internal inventory controls are maintained and implemented that quantity and costing of the inventory is accurate, and that inventory is not misstated
  • Maintenance of the inventory Masterfile and warehouse locations on pastel Evolution
  • Ensuring that IBT’s and warehouse transfers are correctly processed, and controls are adhered to
  • Ensure that the inventory costing relating to imported products and local products are accurate and the inventory is priced accordingl.
  • Ensuring that the bills of material are accurate and the cost of inventory is priced correctly
  • Responsible for controlling the pricing matrix on pastel and ensuring that the correct inventory discount level is used per custome.
  • Prepare Product costing and costing analysis and reporting and investigating all inventory variances on price and weigh.
  • Responsible for managing the minimum stock levels and ensuring that stock is ordered on time at the right price
  • Control stock wastage/theft
  • Ensure that stock shortages are investigated and reported on
  • Negotiation of discounts with suppliers.
  • Manage stock takes on a weekly/monthly basis at all the Stores and at Wholesalers
  • Reconciling the stock take on hand to the stock per the general ledger accoun.
  • Investigate and report on variances
  • Calculate the monthly gross profit achieved at all Stores
  • Review the income statement until gross profit level
  • Manage costing clerks/accountants, processing clerks, storeman and shipping department
  • Salary: R negotiable dependent on experience


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