Cost Accounting Manager [Based in PJ]

Petaling Jaya
RM9000 - RM15000 per month
03 May 2021
02 Jun 2021
En Xin Yap
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

The Cost Accounting Manager will be leading a team who is responsible for job costing and variance analysis, performance review, improvement and supporting month end reporting .

Client Details

Our Client is listed in NYSE as well as being one of the fortune 500 company, a global leader in the manufacturing industry for almost a century with presence in more than 90 countries to date. They focus in providing solutions to many large corporations including the Fortune 100 companies. At this juncture, a business partnering position has become available. They are looking to welcome on board a Cost Accounting Manager report directly to the Head of Shared Services and potentially groom a team of 4 to grow within the organization.


  • Work with plant operations to identify costing efficiencies, variance analysis transfer pricing and inventory valuation.

  • Organize and communicate with finance team in manufacturing plants to conduct forecast, analysis and strategic planning.

  • Ensure proper valuation of inventories to minimize impairment as at year end.

  • Analyze production conversion cost and set expectations of daily production levels.

  • Review completed jobs, ensure job costs are properly captured and analyze job variances.

  • Involve in monthly management reporting and closing.

  • Work with other analyst at plant level to forecast on production volumes, allocation of inventories and ensure costs are accurately reflected in Cost of goods sold.

  • Cover additional ad-hoc tasks as required.

  • Analyze financial aspects of the business, covering distribution costs for various divisions and analyze actual vs standard costs.

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, to provide recommendation to optimize business processes.

  • Ensure full adherence to accounting policies, processes, procedures and authorization levels; as well as SOX controls.


  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or equivalent qualification, preferably Professional Qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Strong in analytical skills and passionate in performing analysis.
  • It is good to come from manufacturing background/ Shared Services exposure will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Fluent in English, as regional reporting is required.
  • Good working attitude, willing to do the extra to meet deadlines.
  • A pro-active individual with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Experience in SOX control will be an advantage.

Job Offer

  • Lucrative remuneration package
  • Opportunity to be involved in migration and build a team from scratch
  • Opportunity for career progression within the organization.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact En Xin Yap on +603 2302 4065.

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