Cost Analyst

Cost Analyst

Location: Makati City, PH

Overall Job Objective:

Reports to the Cost Manager and partners cross-functionally with Operations Finance and Marketing Finance to manage the translation of Cost of Sales from plants to business P&Ls and for developing value added analyses leading to a reduction in Cost of Sales over time.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops product level frozen standards annually / semi-annually. Analyzes period-to-period variances and presents to Marketing Finance
  • Develops frozen standards for new materials throughout the fiscal year
  • Works with Marketing Finance to develop Cost of Sales estimates on new product launches and re-stages
  • Works with the OFMs and Marketing Finance to identify and track cost savings opportunities
  • Partners with the OFMs to analyze monthly COS variances
  • Works with the OFMs on forecasting absorption, PPV and cost savings as part of Fall Forecast, Q2 and Re-estimate
  • Performs make vs. buy analyses and sourcing studies as needed
  • Oversees the following processes / activities- Development of frozen costs in SAP
    – Finished goods valuation for the plant including obsolescence reserves
    – Cost estimates for new products / re-stages
    – Monthly cost savings tracking
    – Month-end variance analyses for select COS accounts
    – Ad hoc analyses to support platform / regional manufacturing

Key Competencies/Skills:

  • Business partner orientation
  • Strong communication skills in order to work with virtual team members and other Finance personnel
  • Robust analytical skills using MS Excel

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Finance or Accounting graduate
  • SAP and BW experience preferred

How to Apply?

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NOTE: No Fees will be collected. Only qualified applicants will be entertained. Your resume is being kept with utmost confidentiality. All questions and inquiries will be answered during interview.

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