Regional Senior Specialist, Product Costing

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: Up to RM120000.00 per annum + contractual bonus
REF: BBBH236003_1566801286

Our client is a multinational specializing in the manufacturing of work office solutions and has been around for over 80 years. Having presence in over a 100 countries, they are a market leader in their industry and boast a diverse culture and workforce. They are currently looking for a regional product costing senior specialist to handle the costing of their plants within the Asia Pacific region.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the various material costs involved and work with the production team on the Bill of Material (BOM) for any new products and process costing.
  • Responsible for the monthly product manufacturing cost review including costs such as actual labor and overhead rates and to perform analysis comparing actuals vs budgeted.
  • Responsible for updating on the selling prices based on the manufacturing costs and other relevant production costs.
  • Review the Work In Progress and Finished Goods valuation during the month end close and liaise closely with the plant costing team regionally.
  • Responsible for the annual inventory assessment and obsolescence review, while also being involved in the annual inventory count to support on audit matters.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly inventory reconciliation to ensure that the balances in the system and on the production floor tallies.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Possesses a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or equivalent and/ or a professional accountancy qualification with minimum of 5 years product costing experience and/or a minimum of 2 years in external audit.
  • Excellent communication skills in English both verbal and written. Ability to speak in Mandarin is required.
  • Highly organized with well-developed analytical skills and commercial judgement.
  • High proficiency in IT skills, especially with SAP and Excel capabilities covering spreadsheet applications (macro level), Microsoft PowerPoint and databases.

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Business Registration Number: 1048918-T. License Number: JTK 2710