Operations Analyst/ Senior Cost Accountant

Alexander James

Seeking a Senior Cost Accountant with manufacturing/ FMCG experience for company based in Southern outskirts of Auckland/ Waikato

  • Newly created opportunity
  • Southern outskirts of Auckland/ Waikato border
  • Strong Cost accounting and analysis experience required
The Company:

Our client is an international manufacturer who are based in the Southern outskirts of Auckland. This role would ideally suit someone who is based in far South Auckland/ surrounding the Waikato border.

The Role:

This role primarily exists to provide insight and reporting on the performance of operations and manufacturing costs for forecasting and actual performance analysis. A focus on ongoing improvement through automation and customer service is key.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Support the operations managers and supervisors for NZPI with insightful reporting and analysis
  • Present financials at BRM meetings and plant performance meetings
  • Cost engine, Standard cost and Activity based costing owner
  • Cost review meetings and cost reporting including conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Month end, forecast and budget analysis and review for Operations
  • Support process improvement within the plant
  • Conduct inventory analysis and generate reports
  • Creditors forecasting and budgeting
Key Skills & Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualified in Commerce or Business with CA/ CPA qualification
  • Operations analysis and costing experience in manufacturing environment of at least 5-10 years
  • Reporting and automation tools skills
  • Knowledge in implementing costing systems and processes including activity based costing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong presentation and collaboration skills
  • Digital tool experience
  • Understanding of key manufacturing cost drivers
  • Understanding of data integrity and management

If this sounds like your next role, submit your application below. Alternatively contact Bonita Wright on 021 877 553 or Casey O'Shea on 021 135 4032.