Cost Production Analyst IGC & Talc

Job location:
Willebroek, Belgium
Created moment:
August 1, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07457

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Cost Production Analyst IGC & Talc

Job Summary


At a plant level, ensure consistent standard cost calculations and monitoring, provide financial data to support the Site manager / Hub controller

Key task & Responsibilities

  • Perimeter: Imerys Graphite & Carbon Belgium - Imerys Talc Belgium

  • Calculate and update standard costs

  • Responsible for fixed assets & Physical stock reconciliation with ERP

  • Update actual unit costs in ERP for inventory valuation

  • Perform plant production and inventory monthly reconciliation

  • Oversee accounting ledgers and correct cost centers/ accounts

  • Determine accruals to be booked in ERP

  • Extract data from ERP, fill energy tabs, mine & inventory information

  • Review Monthly plant and mine cost reports with site manager

  • Provide financial data (standard costs, production costs, etc) and ad hoc invoice information, quantity produced when required)

  • Invoices receptions control & balance in ERP

  • Design formalize internal control procedure for stock (general ledger….)

  • Accountable for consistency of plants standards : production costs, inventories, fixed assets, mining, ..

  • Accountable for inventory valuation : calculation of standard costs and update in ERP

  • Accountable for internal control at plant level

Safety :

  • Work in accordance with the Imerys standards, the Safe Start principle and respect then Cardinal Rules.

Environment/surroundings :

  • General order and tidiness in and around the plant.

  • Carry out all tasks, taking into account the applicable environmental regulations, such as avoiding dust emissions; vigilance in terms of electricity consumption; managing, minimizing and sorting waste, etc.

Job specifications

  • Proven work experience as a cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is the minimum requested but profile who also has earned a master’s degree in accounting / finance are preferred

  • Understand industrial processes and costing principles

  • Deep knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations, tax computations

  • Ability to handle complex financial information

  • Proficient in Dutch & English

  • Proficient in financial software as SAP, database and Google suite package deep knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations, tax computations

  • Have a keen eye for details, ability to manage multi tasks / project and meet tight deadlines, is analytical and highly organized

  • Ability to create a strong bonds with other people, inspires trust and confidence in both his peers, senior, and external partners
  • Demonstrate good communication skills to convey information
  • Work comfortably in a highly collaborative setting, have a confident and outgoing personality

Position Type

Full time



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