Head of Costing (Senior Costing Manager)

Job Title: Head of Costing (Senior Costing Manager)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 17b07483f598bf89fdef_1510296724
Contact Name: Withida (Dow) Marlow
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2017 13:52

Job Description

Role Overview

The Head of Costing is a key position and the successful applicant will be responsible for all costing activities for this large FMCG corporation.

Key Responsibilities | Deliverables

  • Responsible for costing, inventory management, and coordination of all activities with other departments such as operation and supply chain
  • Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database
  • Construct data accumulation systems
  • Determine fixed costs (e.g. salaries, rent and insurance)
  • Plan and record variable costs (e.g. purchases of raw material and operations costs)
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Prepare budgeting reports (for the company and for each department)
  • Analyze and report profit margins
  • Prepare (monthly, quarterly and annual) cost forecasts
  • Assisting in month-end and year-end closing
  • Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions
  • Establish a timely and accurate actual cost reporting process
  • Communicate areas of potential improvement to production managers
  • Ensure all cost and inventory transactions have been done correctly as per Accounting Standards and compliance with local tax laws

Experience | Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in costing and analysis gained in a manufacturing company
  • Experience with SAP and with auditing firms would be an advantage
  • Experience with excise tax is a plus
  • High leadership and people management skills with flexibility and positive attitude
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills, especially with MS Excel and Office
  • Thai nationals only

Please note that due to the expected high application rate, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.