Costing Specialist at Nestlé Central & West Africa

Website Nestlé Central & West Africa Ltd

Website Nestlé Central & West Africa Ltd

State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 17/09/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 2 Years
Career Level: Entry Level
Industry: FCMG

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé Central & West Africa Ltd as  Costing Specialist means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.

At our very core, we are a human company guided by our purpose to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Minimum Educational qualification:

Bachelor Degree in Finance / Accounting / Mathematics / IT / Business Solution or similar qualification

Minimum Relevant work experience:

2 years prior experience as Costing Analyst (Costing Center of Competence or Factory Costing) or Decision Support Analyst/ Specialist.

Costing Specialist Details

As a Costing Specialist, you will perform a dedicated costing process & activities within the agreed Service Level

Agreement (SLA) and according to best costing practices so as to provide accurate, quality and specialist support in

terms of cost analysis and insights of costing variances and benchmarking for decision making.

A day in the life of the ideal costing specialist…

You will maintain costing master data and uploading/inputting of costing data and parameters in the SAP planning

system for subsequent costing processes.

You will perform standard product cost calculations for costing and budget revisions.

You will perform transfer price calculations (Adhoc and quarterly), establishing a breakdown of price movements,

trends and benchmarking.

You will execute cost analysis to support the selling prices review process.

You will be performing periodic end closing for costing activities.

You will prepare monthly Factory ‘Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) variances and consolidate reports.

What will make you successful

To excel as a Costing Specialist, you need to possess good critical thinking skills, acceptable digital skills,

exhibit good collaborative and communication skills and an excellent service delivery mindset.

The ability to effectively work as a team member, proactivity and analytical skills with strong organizational and

planning skills will contribute to your development

Other essentials include:

Prior experience as Costing or Decision Support Analyst

Good knowledge of SAP

Proficiency in Microsoft tools especially Excel and Power Bi.

Experience in Manufacturing & Other Costing functions in the FMCG Industry

Nestlé is an equal opportunity /inclusive employer that welcomes applications from all groups of society and that

reasonable adjustments can be provided, if needed, during the recruitment process as well as during employment.

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