Costing Manager

Confidential Company - Cairo, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
10 to 15 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Coordinate product cost process including calculating, reviewing and analyzing machine and labor hours, overhead costs and allocations, production rates, raw material costs and manufacturing process changes.
  • Analyze actual manufacturing expenses and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Design and understand cost flow to determine proper job order costing.
  • Provide management and various departments with detailed reports for use in making business decisions and controlling expenditures.
  • Super user CO Module ERP
  • Support CFO with projects as needed.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
  • Work with multiple departments and/or individuals in order to get a complete understanding of a process or situation.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks which may have high priorities and timelines.
  • Run the month end process for costs and make sure all deadlines are met.
  • Provide commentary and analysis of costs against Budget and previous month’s forecast.
  • Provide details of Risks and Opportunities for costs to ensure that the Company is able to manage the expectations of its shareholders.
  • Ensure that spending is recorded accurately in the books; invoices are coded to the correct Nominal/Cost Centre and Project. This will ensure that variances generated are a true reflection of current financial position.
  • Provide guidance to the business of the coding structure.
  • Provide monthly reports to the department heads so that they are held accountable for their variances against forecast and budget.
  • Meet with each budget holder on a regular basis to support them in meeting their financial targets
  • Analyze CapEx for the business and ensure that CapEx stays within Budgeted targets. Provide analysis each month showing variances against Budget and latest forecast. Ensure that CapEx is re-forecasted each month and provide analysis against previous forecast and Budget.
  • Provide monthly summary analysis of headcount and related costs to senior management.
  • Assist the business with the annual Budget process by engaging with Budget holders to deliver Budgets within targets. Develop a process that collects the Budgets from the business along with bottom up drivers that support the budget for each nominal.
  • Maintain the integrity of the internal control environment (SOX) around the month end process.
  • Full balance sheet reviews on a monthly basis, look to continually improve balance sheet reconciliations each month. Follow up on queries. Ensure that balance sheet accurately reflects current assets and liabilities of the relevant area of the business (i.e. accruals).
  • Support the technology strategy of finance by assisting with implementations through testing of new systems.
  • Provide support during the annual audit process by working with the auditors to answer queries and provide analysis as required in a timely manner.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience and knowledge of financial and cost accounting.
  • Experience from 10:15 years
  • Has an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles standards, codes, and concepts to ensure they are being followed.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 or more years of related experience
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
  • Strong ERP knowledge and skill.
  • Strong communication skills and seeking advice where communication and flow of data is incomplete and inaccurate.
  • Exercise discretion and maintain confidential information
  • Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis
  • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
  • Detail oriented
  • Similar industry background preferred
Industry: Manufacturing
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