Job Title
SAP Cost Accountant/Bid Manager (Manufacturing)
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 10 years
R5 to R10
Job Published
08 March 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

SAP Cost Accountant/Bid Manager (Manufacturing)

R600k - R650k 

Cape Town

Our client is a top performing global manufacturer.

Key Responsibilities

Corporate business planning for short- and long-term sales in RC (Recurring Costs) and NRC (Non-Recurring Costs), project calculations, bid and order book management and coordination of order administration and interdisciplinary teams within these functions.

Product Pricing & Profitability

  • Engage with the customer procurement organization and handle quote enquiries.
  • Review customer RFQs & lead the offer preparation process with all relevant parties involved.
  • Contribute to contract negotiations and project mobilization with Project Managers.
  • Compile product cost & price calculations in cooperation with Project Managers and Finance.
  • Support the monitoring of the product portfolio profitability against goals and targets.
  • Define and maintain calculation and planning / monitoring standards.

Sales Planning and Reporting

  • Develop and maintain short-, mid- and long-term corporate sales planning for development services (NRC) and production sales (RC) with Management.
  • Provide weekly / monthly updates on sales outlook figures for NRC sales (rolling outlook).

Sales Order Processing

  • Monitor order book management process with all parties involved and assure accuracy of SAP data based on respective business rules.
  • Ensure timeous and accurate processing of customer orders, invoicing and credit notes.

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant Degree (Accounting or Engineering)
  • Experience in understanding and linking manufacturing costs to product profitability
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel Advanced, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced SAP knowledge
  • Product costing / accounting / finance knowledge
  • Team leadership / coordination skills