Cost Accountant

7 days left

RM5000 - RM7000 per month
09 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
Carolyne Yew
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This role allows you to be involved in the full spectrum of costing for a manufacturing plant in Penang.

Client Details

Our client is one of the key players of the market in the manufacturing sector and they are looking for potential candidates to join their organization.


  • Processing journals and general ledger maintenance as necessary, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Assisting the Finance Manager to ensure integrity of the General Ledger (coding accuracy)
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with preparation of monthly management report, budget monitoring and input, allocation of OH to departments
  • Production of all financial reports in accordance with published time tables
  • Preparation of monthly closing entries along with critical account analysis and monthly GL reconciliations
  • Calculate inventory reserves, review and report on PPV
  • Review and report on operational results providing in-depth analysis and explanations of manufacturing costs and variances analysis
  • Ensure inventory accuracy through reconciliation of inventory accounts and analysis of work in process and other material transactions
  • Participate in cycle count reviews and physical inventory counts
  • Review of current product cost and margins
  • Streamline monthly processes and propose new activities/technologies to add value to the business
  • Collaborate with team to develop costing mechanisms and implement controls for outsourced products
  • Prepare actual to forecast/budget variance analysis
  • Participate in the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process
  • Coordinates annual and internal audits
  • Other special projects and analysis as required
  • Ad hoc reporting, analysis and any other job as assigned from time to time


  • Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Professional qualification is added advantage (ACCA, CPA, ICAEW etc)
  • 5 years manufacturing costing experience is required
  • Independent, good command of English with good interpersonal skills
  • Good in excel and ERP will be added advantage

Job Offer

The candidate will be able to be involved in the full costing manufacturing accounting and contribute their part in presenting to the management

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Carolyne Yew on +603 2302 4102