Attard Brothers Group of Companies

Senior Cost Controller

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  24 Dec, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-66674

Job Description

As a result of our continuous growth, our company is looking for an energetic person who is seeking to develop his career in a manufacturing environment and fulfil his potential as a Cost Controller within our Production unit. The successful candidate will need to have a hands-on approach and report to the Unit Financial Controller.

This position within the Production unit also involves the compilation and computation of analysis and performance-related reports and performing routine reconciliations within the Finance department of the Production Unit.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Work in conjunction with all department heads to ensure maximum profitability.
  • Provide critical assessment of all budgets and cost projections.
  • Assess all product costings and continuously update data to ensure accurate stock valuations.
  • Develop and implement internal control procedures to ensure accuracy and completeness of all work across Departments.
  • Continuously test policies and procedures to ensure adherence to and report on findings.
  • Develop and propose proactive solutions and cost reduction measures in order to maximise profits.

Physical requirements / working conditions

  • Work in an office environment. Liaising with other Departments within the unit and within other units is imperative.
  • Working hours are those associated with full-time employment with occasional extra hours.

Education and licenses required

  • The ideal candidate must possess a suitable qualification or in the final stages of acquiring one as well as a number of years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment encompassing knowledge of standard costing will be considered as an asset.

Knowledge / skills / qualities / tools and equipment used in this position

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge.
  • An excellent understanding of costings.
  • Proficiency in mathematics.
  • A methodical and meticulous approach with an aptitude for data.
  • Able to generate reports.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Capable of building productive relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Hands-on with a can-do attitude as well as creative thinking skills.
  • Analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately.