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Cost Accounting Manager

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  • Singapore, Singapore

Status Regular Job ID JR-010337 Recruiting Region Asia-Pacific

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan/budget labor & overhead rates and other burden rates for manufacturing
  • Actively participate in various lean projects to drive efficiencies and savings
  • Responsible for month end close procedures
  • Review reconciliations and journal entries
  • Analyze and report on month-end financials
  • Ensure adherence to global accounting policies and SOX narratives
  • Perform/review SOX controls testing
  • Observe and support cycle counts and physical inventory counts
  • Excess and obsolescence reserve analysis


  • Preferably a Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant with a Degree in accountancy or its equivalent

  • 1-3 years of direct report management

  • 5+ years of accounting experience, preferably in Manufacturing environment
  • Knowledgeable of Cost Accounting and Cost Accounting Systems
  • Knowledge of SAP and Hyperion preferred
  • Excellent Excel skills; pivot tables and vlookups,
  • Ability to interface with cross functional leadership to ensure proper accounting, reporting and support to senior finance leadership
  • Allocates time and resources efficiently to ensure projects completed accurately and timely, focusing on ever-shifting priorities; continually seeks way to improve individual/team efficiency
  • Exhibits an assertiveness with a strong bias for action with a results-orientation; tackles tough problems with firm deadlines; is self-motivated and can work with limited supervision
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