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Asst. Costing Manager



Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Company Description


Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description


To lead am costing team to manage all the financial and the accounting functions in Inventory, CM analysis and assist in related Financial Reporting for one site with an annual sales of US$ 250 million. Be responsible for profitability analysis.


-Basically to manage a team of supervisor/ accountant/ assistant accountant and responsible for completion of all financial reporting.
-To ensure high accuracy of current costing / inventory evaluation / related processes / co-ordinate with all possess owners / teams to ensure all data are interfaced to costing team on time, reconciled and accurate.
-Responsible for analysis of variances in manufacturing costs, material costs, CM% against Budget and Forecast on a monthly basis after month-end closing. Completion of month-end costing analysis package and adhoc management accounting analysis as directed.
-To support FP&A dept and S China Finance Director in AOP construction in terms of operating expenses budget collection and subsequent justification analysis.
-To support monthly/qtrly forecasting in projecting the inventory bal in B/S and inventory hit in P/L and other inventory or costing related impacts.
-To co-ordinate with toll manufacturing facility in China to ensure proper cut-off, inventory controls and timely reporting are in place.
-To ensure related financial reports are completed accurately in order to comply with local and US statutory requirements on a monthly, quarterly or year basis and in very tight timeline.
-To oversee and implement financial and internal controls including SOX and internal financial policy requirements within Costing / Inventory controls process.
-To complete any ad hoc assignment instruction by manager or director



- Degree holder with major in Accounting or Finance, or Certified Public Accountant
- Fluent in English & Chinese
-Minimum 6 years relevant working experience in multinational manufacturing companies / audit firm
-Proficiency in Excel is must.
-Experience in analysis and management accounting are preferred.
-Good grasp of internal controls, Sarbanes Oxley exposure is an advantage
-Knowledge Peoplesoft / Hyperion/ ERP system e.g. Oracle is preferred
-Mature, self-motivated, independent and a good team player
-Able to work OT and under pressure with minimum supervision and keen to meet deadlines
-Possesses good analytical mind and keen on identifying, supporting and driving for continuous improvement to existing processes.
-Willing travel to HK and PRC is required

EDUCATION 学历和专业: College or Bachelor Degree, majoring in Accounting or Management

Additional Information

AVERY DENNISON IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status.