Position summary : The Cost Accounting Analyst (Management Accounting and HQ Corporate Controlling) will report directly to the Global Business Process Owner Finance Director (GBPO), offering continuous support for the global standardization of the SAP Controlling and Cost Accounting processes.
This role will focus on SAP CO Template harmonization, Product Costing and Yearly Budgeting in SAP.
Key responsibilities :
Understand the SAP CO Controlling according to the business template;
Corporate master data maintenance : Cost Elements, Cost Centers, Activity Types, Profit Centers (SAP Roles-HQ Controlling);
Different re-costing activities due to possible errors that may occur;
Daily maintenance on costing new SKU's for all SAP locations;
Specific month-end Pricing costing runs in support for Pricing teams;
Assisting in month-end close of the General Ledger;
Year-end Standard Costing activities / preparations : Round 1 / Round 2 / Round 3 - Cross Company Costing SAP;
Forwarding HQ Costing results towards all plant locations;
Imposing clean-up local master data / checking towards Local sites;
Ad-hoc requirements due to daily support offered for the plants;
Continuous interaction and alignment with GBPO.
Ideal candidate :
Bachelor or master’s degree in the economic field (Accounting preferably);
At least 2 years of experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment or in another relevant financial field;
Understand the HQ vs Local costing relation;
Strong SAP FI / CO skills and understanding of all ERP integration points SAP Master data rolling Product Costing;
Solid understanding of IT systems’ capabilities to support and improve the cost accounting processes;
Very strong Microsoft Office Excel capabilities;
Excellent command of English;
Ability to work in a global, matrix environment;
Strong analytical skills, attention to details, accuracy and ability to handle tight deadlines;
Strong communication skills and effective relationship management skills.