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Posted on :

3 Aug, 2023

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Finance Jobs in South Africa

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Job Title: Costing Clerk
Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Salary: Market Related
Job Type: Permanent
Sectors: Manufacturing
Reference: CPT003939/IP



Vacancy Details

Our client in the Northern Suburbs is looking for a Costing Clerk to join their team. This role requires someone that has excellent problem-solving skills and financial knowledge.


  • Update calculation spreadsheets when new or improved manufacturing processes are established.
  • Industry standard and updating these costs on the database to enable estimation of costs for tender, and actual labour times.
  • Update reports when necessary
  • Conduct variance analysis when a variance is reported by a relevant stakeholder.
  • Include the sales personnel in the tender before the tender deadline closes.
  • Estimate manufacturing methods/times and material costs using the relevant database.
  • Maintain the database of costs for various types of raw materials by benchmarking costs of items.
  • Submit accurate prices on time to the proposals department.
  • Calculate the selling price using the agreed mark up as per the sales budget purposes to be within 5% of actual costs if an order is received.
  • Run reports as per departmental procedures.
  • Set up costing reports and send to managers for approval as per departmental procedure in order to maintain accurate costs on the system.


  • Computer literate
  • Organizational skills
  • Bilingual in Afrikaans and English
  • Matric certificate
  • A relevant costing / financial qualification will be advantageous.
  • 2 years experience within the industry
  • Must have communication and interpersonal skills


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Application Deadline: August 31 2023

To apply, please send your CV with your salary expectations to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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