Manager Costing Analysis, Footwear Sourcing – 12 months contract

Contract Full time in Accounting & Auditing

Job Detail

  • Job ID 21190
  • Offered Salary 0
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 3 - 4 Years or +
  • Industry Retail & Wholesale
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree

Job Description

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Our brand-new Hong Kong office is home to adidas’ Sourcing Headquarters. This position is a is a true global opportunity as you will be sitting at the heart of the Sourcing Organization. Within this role you will be a key player of the Footwear Costing team as you will support strategic and tactical decision making through data analysis and meaningful reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for strengthening and achieving optimal product cost and maximize negotiating leverage for adidas footwear products through Costing reporting and analytics, in sync with the global footwear costing strategy.

Strategic Costing & Analytics (70%)

  • Provide support on defining the Footwear suppliers production costs and long-term costs developments
  • Ensure timely seasonal reporting of cost mitigation related to manufacturing economies of scale
  • Manage ad-hoc business analysis and seasonal FOB KPIs reporting
  • Contribute to the strategic projects driven by the Hong Kong Costing teams

Processes and Projects (30%)

  • Own the Costing systems and reporting tools general updates and maintenance
  • Support development or enhancement of systems. Manage change requests and ensure implementation with IT
  • Support Business Units in Product Management to create transparency on margin optimization

Key Objectives :

  • Understand the overall Costing framework and corresponding Costing policies
  • Support strategic costing projects and tactical Footwear supplier negotiations preparation
  • Identify areas in existing costing processes and reporting for improvement opportunities
  • Systems/data maintenance and enhancement as well as process optimization

Key Relationships:

  • Global Costing
  • Business Units Costing
  • Footwear Factory Partners
  • IT
  • Planning & Sourcing Ops
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials
  • Sourcing Finance

Required Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Supply Chain
  • Ideally 3-5 years work experience, preferably in an analytical position and/or in manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of footwear manufacturing industry and costing preferred, but not a must

Required language skills:

  • English

Additional skills/qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills with eye for detail and interpretation
  • Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines with good planning and organization skills
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office suite (esp. Power Point and Excel)
  • Action oriented and solution-minded team player
  • Self-motivated with a keen interest to learn
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills