Executive/Senior Executive (Accounts)-Costing

Demeanour, Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required
The ideal candidate’s demeanour and approach to life and work should be as follows:
  • a) Biscuit-loving, fun-loving, optimistic, innovative, energetic, aspirational, tech-savvy, and eager to learn with a hearty zest for life, specifically humble, open, fearless and yet possessing a little edge to think and go out of the box;
  • b) A good listener, trustworthy, reliable, honest, accountable, collegial, well-groomed and professional;
  • c) Proactive, resourceful, detail oriented, well-organized, self-directed, and able to thrive in high-pressure situations;
  • d) Appreciative and respectful of diverse cultures, abilities, genders, and different worldly belief systems.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
  • Preparing monthly management report independently.
  • Analyzing production cost and recommending changes.
  • Analyzing monthly manufacturing variance.
  • Developing cost standard for materials and labour.
  • Designing and implementing cost accounting system
  • Working with manufacturing operations teams on product costing.
  • Providing quarterly analysis on cost of sales.
  • Evaluating yearly standard product.
  • Updating and monitoring standard costing on monthly basis.
  • Handling manual costing.
  • Participating in cost down initiatives.
  • Leading on the quarterly stock-take for factories
  • Making recommendations about cost-efficient and financially feasible cost options.
  • Assisting in budgetary process.
  • Undertaking any and all other duties and responsibilities as so instructed by the superior and/or Company.

Qualifications and Skills Required:
The ideal candidate will have:
  • At least possess Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent professional qualifications (e.g. ACCA /CPA), with at least 2 years related working experience in manufacturing environment preferably be a member of MIA.
  • Be able to handle full set of accounts, with knowledge on advance book keeping accounting standard, product costing and tax computation.
  • A flare for numbers, good problem-solving, analytical and numerical abilities are crucial.
  • Keep abreast of changes in regulation and legislation of government and industry development.
  • Growth mindset, able to learn and adapt quickly.
  • Good organizational, multitasking, analytical and interpersonal skills, self-motivation, commercial awareness, initiative and proactive.
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision and also as team player where frequent collaboration across functional teams is necessary.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and able to communicate effectively with all level of employees in the organization.
  • Be able to work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods.
  • Computer literate, good Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables and proficiency in Microsoft Office, other relevant software and application.
  • Knowledge of ERP or Movex system is an added advantage.
  • Primarily work in an office environment and to be based in Alor Gajah, Melaka.
  • Be expected to travel as needed to company subsidiaries.