Costing & Planning Manager

Wadi Group - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Not Selected
Experience Needed:
More than 7 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Plan, organize and direct all the activities of the cost accounting function
  • Manage day to day operations of the existing cost accounting function from management of current unit costs to monthly close and analysis
  • Manage the transition from the existing cost environment to a new cost system
  • Identify, hire and develop cost accountants
  • Development and maintenance of standard costs
  • Perform the monthly closing activities including preparation of the cost statement along with supporting analysis
  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities to the rest of Finance
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers
  • Define policies and procedures for all cost accounting activities
  • Responsible for inventory accounting and reporting
  • Creating and executing an end-to-end planning process for the Sector
  • Supporting the Head of Finance in preparing the Sector’s strategy reviews
  • Creation of the 3-year business plans
  • Economic modelling
  • Management reporting according to Wadi requirements
  • Internal approvals process for capital activities
  • Ownership of external business plan communications to Wadi JV partners, as applicable
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in commerce, business, or economics.
  • 7+ years of proven track record of delivery in planning and performance management in the Sector
  • Ability to practically apply economic evaluation methods that are standard within the industry
  • Ability to communicate outside of core area of expertise, and work with technical staff to create business cases
  • Proven track record of coaching and development of junior staff
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Prior Sector experience will be a significant advantage to effective performance of the role.
About this Company

Wadi Group and its affiliated companies are the fruitful outcome of a long success story started in Egypt in 1984. The group’s earlier startups have taken place years ago, namely in Lebanon, 1957, then Syria, 1973, followed by KSA, 1975 and Jordan, 1977.

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