VPS Costing Lead Professional

Requisition ID:  51797

Pasay, 00, PH

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Finance

Vestas Factory



Finance SSC, Costing & Inventory. The Costing & Inventory group ensures accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual costing & reporting. This includes compliance with the Company's Financial Guidelines while securing proactive stakeholder engagement. The group also acts as a business partner for Regional, Project, or Group stakeholders. It ensures that financial activities-oriented decisions are made on a good financial business case that can and will be followed. For this opening, the primary focus will be on developing product costs - standard costs, group costs, and transfer pricing in SAP.


Finance SSC > Controlling and Reporting > Costing and Inventory Controlling



  • Financial controlling of product costs and improving inherent procedures and guidelines to create a transparent product cost structure to support cost tracking, cost analysis, and reporting
  • Full understanding of the product cost structure to enable cross-functional business improvement projects
  • Preparing, monitoring, and controlling cost estimates
  • Financial analysis of financial accounts including variance reports, root cause countermeasures, opportunity analysis, business cases, and compliance



  • Bachelor's Degree in any Finance, Accountancy, Business or Management course
  • 5 to 8 years of post-qualification professional experience
  • Experience working within finance, engineering, manufacturing, or procurement. Recently graduated candidates with a curious mindset and an eagerness to learn and develop will be considered as well
  • Knowledge or hands-on experience in manufacturing processes, sourcing & costing
  • Proficient user in Excel, PowerPoint, and BI tools - experience in SAP, SAP BI suite is perceived as a benefit, but not a prerequisite if you have great IT and System Skills
  • Demonstrated Project and Change Management abilities; Lean Six Sigma training or certification is beneficial
  • Deliver results - take personal accountability to ensure timely and first-time-right delivery of commitments of self and team
  • Champions customer focus - establish significant working relationships within the team and stakeholders
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
  • Experience in SAP is desired
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft applications especially in MS Suite. Macros is beneficial but not required
  • Good background in standard costing and baseline for procurement, manufacturing, and supply chain and has an overview of how accounting works in these respective departments. Should have a great willingness to learn Controlling in Vestas
  • Good and confident communication skills as the role requires discussing with business stakeholders



  • Ability to navigate in the environment of management, project, and functional stakeholders with separate agendas and influence them toward a common goal/mission
  • Detailed understanding of the costing processes and management of its interfaces
  • Exposure to data quality management and keen to accounting details, MEND (Month End Close) reconciliations and data analysis, MEND reporting, and issue management
  • Innovative and professional both in Organization and Operations as Vestas SSC is just starting to build the center in Manila
  • Efficient documentation and process mapping experience is a big factor in the consideration
  • Experience in handling process transition and standardization
  • Experience in project management


What we offer

We offer you an exciting role with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, progressive, international work environment at an established manufacturer of wind turbines. We offer attractive company perks like fitness subsidy, health insurance, pension, life insurance, medical, travel, internet, etc. We have a modern, inspiring office overlooking Manila Bay, conveniently located near public transport. We believe in work-life balance and plan annual offsite outings, team building, and sports events. In Vestas, you will experience an innovative environment where no days are ever the same, strengthening your personal and professional growth.


Additional Information

We amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 31st of July 2024.


Additional Benefits

  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Retirement Benefit Plan


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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.