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Analyst - Product Cost and Inventory

  • Location
    • Taguig City, National Capital Region (Manila)
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted



- Responsible for operationally executing and supporting from Product Costing and Inventory perspective:

  • Monthly closing and reporting as per US GAAP
  • Product Line Profitability and Variance Analysis as per US GAAP
  • Annual closing as per US GAAP

- Propose Journal Entries based on financial information

- Compliance with GM Corporate policies and external regulatory requirements

- Support internal and external audits

- Interacts with internal/external related parties (impacted Business Units, Global Controller’s Team, Global Finance Teams, Global Systems Teams, etc.)

- Has strong control focus – brings any issues (accounting or control related) forward immediately

- Has a strong focus on process improvements to drive quality accounting and compliance

  • Frequent contact with others outside of work group, including various Business Unit(s) functions and management/directors, to accomplish tasks and resolve issues
  • Participation in Special Projects (including LEAN/Six Sigma activities) - eventual leader of such projects
  • Responsible for the day- to-day product costing, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas.
  • Supports the activities of forecast, budget, and long-term plan by supplying Actuals information to other GBS teams and BU functions such as Operations Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Global Supply Chain, Product Development, etc.
  • Research, analyze, and explain variances on month-on-month, year-on-year, prior-to-current of Actuals information.
  • Research and resolve Business Unit(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas.
  • Prepare costing and profitability analysis for management decision-making process when business needs.
  • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance Projects as assigned by Management.
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them.
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of the Company’s operational, production, and trade flows.
  • Provide timely, relevant, and accurate reporting & analysis related to vehicle costing and contribution margin of various product lines of Business unit(s) assigned.
  • Investigate and report to the direct supervisor any inconsistencies or improprieties.
  • Identify non-value added processes within the team and seek solutions.

Additional Description

Technical Knowledge Requirements:

  •   Understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, and SOX /Internal Control Requirements - additionally, continue to attend trainings on these topics to remain adequately informed and knowledgeable
  • Working knowledge of SAP and costing systems, as necessary for the role (WPCS - Worldwide Product Costing System, MGO – Material Global Optimization, GPS – Global Purchasing System and other GM systems as required for the assigned position). Systems and level of knowledge necessary will vary – employee must be willing to continuously learn the GM systems landscape and functionality.

Non-Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • Problem Solving
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Client Service Mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively with remote colleagues via various communication channels
  • Research accounting and costing issues and prescribe appropriate resolution
  • Ability to pursue open issues to resolution
  • High level of analytical ability to solve unusual and difficult issues
  • Works effectively with others and as part of a team
  • English Fluency

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