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Senior Cost Analyst EMEA Manufacturing

POSITION SNAPSHOT

JobReq ID:  51826
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

Poznań, PL

OUR COMPANY

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Purpose

As a Senior Costing Analyst within our SSC Financial Operation team, you will work closely with the Manufacturing Finance teams as part of the day to day activities. You should have a very good understanding of the overall business organization especially manufacturing area and its various processes and how they are interlinked. You handle all assigned tasks independently with a strong focus on controlling the quality and efficiency of your work to meet the customer’s requirements and analyze all problems, either resolving them directly or making detailed suggestions of the very complex ones. This position is new in SSC structure and allows growth within the role and build new areas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute, control and analyze result of an actual costing process for BSEMA and correct where needed
  • Integrate the price variances related to finished goods into the stock
  • Control of material master data, pricing, billing, purchasing, controlling (internal orders, cost centers etc..) and posting related to actual costing process
  • Work with Standard Cost methodology
  • Support manufacturing organization in actual costing process
  • Validate data and assure reliability of provided information
  • Identify risks and opportunities, working with business stakeholders to address
  • Work with Head of Manufacturing Finance, HQ, Transfer Pricing, Procurement, Finance teams on actual costing process
  • Create and update new process documentation
  • Take part in EMEA month end closing activities
  • Improve and simplify finance processes and share best practice in the area of expertise
  • Develop and maintain checks to ensure quality of data

 

Requirements:

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent field of study
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant finance experience in Manufacturing area
  • Fluent (C1, C2) English is a must (written and spoken)
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in working in SAP (AP, AR, Inventory modules)
  • Ability to communicate clearly thoughts, ideas and solutions
  • High level of customer service and very good communication skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Hands-on person with high level of accuracy
  • Strong Analytical mindset with eye for detail
  • Pro-active and solution oriented
  • True team player who loves to work in a very international team
  • Good understanding of overall business organization and processes, including the interconnections between them
  • See the bigger picture beyond just your role
  • Above all, the ATTITUDE, ENTHUSIASM and KEENNESS to succeed

 

Why should you apply?

  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning
  • You will have the opportunity to i.e. Smartworking (max. 3 days a week in Home Office)
  • We offer you attractive Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities to day off on Christmas Eve
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects
  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone

MORE INFORMATION

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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