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Cost Manager

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    Jan Mackiewicz

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    21 days ago

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    ACCA , Accountancy

A leading firm in manufacturing and export is seeking to employ a Cost Manager reporting to the Head of Costings.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Participate to long terms planning, supporting commercial scenarios and simulations (capex, marginality)
  • Prepare the monthly month end reports and variance analysis on the actual costs
  • Build the yearly budget components and related analysis vs. previous year and standards 
  • Set up yearly standard costs for the components area
  • Proactively suggest improvement areas in terms of development initiatives, cost cutting, waste reduction. 
  • Create scenarios related to supplier’s alternatives, including logistics impact, stock management. 
  • Co-operate with external and internal stakeholders (Suppliers, Purchasing, Logistics as first priority) to ensure that solutions delivered are as per agreed specs.
  • Work with other departments to gather and validate business requirements and ensure all processes are followed.
  • Be the lead driver in identifying efficiency areas, investigating options such as consignment stock, payment terms optimization, stock scrapping burden sharing with suppliers (ideally to be factored in the contract / POs). 
  • Daily cooperation with other Deptartments
  • Stimulate flexibility and lean flow, via achievement of features like flexible volume acquisition.

Skills and qualifications:

  • ACCA, CIMA or equivalent Experience
  • 5+ years’ accounting experience
  • 2 years experience in factory costing and standard cost budget would be considered an asset. 
  • Project management