Costing Manager, Manufacturing, Cikarang

Cikarang, Bekasi
31 May 2023
13 Jun 2023
JN -022023-5946613
Nurul Habibah
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

As a Costing Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing and optimising costs and maximise profits. You will be responsible for analysing and evaluating financial data, developing cost estimation models, monitoring expenses, and implementing cost control measures. Your expertise in cost management will contribute to enhancing profitability and efficiency across various departments and projects.

Client Details

Our client is a multinational corporation that operates in the manufacturing sectors. Our Client focus on sustainability and innovation has earned it a reputation as a leader in the industry, with a strong commitment to responsible and ethical practices. As an established multinational company, the organisation maintains a culture that values teamwork, diversity, and a customer-focused approach.


  • Analyze financial data and historical cost information to develop accurate cost estimation models.
  • Collaborate with project managers and department heads to understand project requirements and establish realistic cost targets.
  • Conduct comprehensive cost analysis for products, services, and processes to identify areas for cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
  • Assist in the development of annual budgets by providing cost projections and recommendations.
  • Monitor budget performance regularly and provide variance analysis reports to management.
  • Forecast future costs and potential financial risks based on market trends, historical data, and business.
  • Implement cost control measures and procedures to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and recommend strategies to optimise resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to monitor spending patterns, identify cost drivers, and propose cost reduction initiatives.
  • Conduct pricing analysis and support pricing strategies to ensure competitive positioning and profitability.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to evaluate pricing structures, promotions, and discounts.
  • Assess the impact of pricing decisions on profitability, market share, and customer satisfaction.
  • Present cost-related information to senior management, highlighting key findings, recommendations, and potential risks.
  • Provide cost-related guidance and support to department managers, project teams, and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Costing Manager, Cost Accountant, or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of cost accounting principles, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to interpret complex data and generate actionable insights.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in cost calculations.
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet software and financial management systems.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying cost-saving opportunities.

Job Offer

  • Opportunity to expand portfolio into a key strategic role within the organisation
  • Excellent remuneration package based on experience

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Nurul Habibah on +62 21 2958 8915.

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