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Budgeting and Costing Supervisor


The consulting company UPGRADE on behalf of its client, a newly established international cigarette manufacturing company in northern part of Greece, is looking for (1) one person to staff the following position:

Budgeting and Costing Supervisor (Thessaloniki)

Position Code: BGCSTSV0722

Required Qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics. MScs in Finance will be a plus.
  • Proven working experience as Budgeting & Costing Executive/Supervisor with minimum experience 3+ in manufacturing sector.
  • Very good Knowledge in English both oral and written.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (use of macro’s, pivot tables, VLOOKUPs).
  • ERP User is must.
  • Professional qualification as a ACCA/CPA is considered a plus.

The person:

  • Excellent numeracy skills with an attention to detail.
  • Sharp time management skills.
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.
  • Expert analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams to identify and solve problems.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.



  • Responsible to implement effective budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Provide to the Managers advice and assistance during budget preparation (Payroll Budget, Capex, Opex).
  • Ensure department managers meet budget submission deadlines.
  • Review budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with company’s procedures and submit recommendations.
  • Present annual budgets to Management for the approval.
  • Identify variances between actual and budgeted financial results at the end of each reporting period (monthly, quarterly, yearly).
  • Comparing historical results against budgets and performing variance analysis to explain differences.
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary on cost center results to each cost center responsible and to the Management.


  • Responsible for cost accounting calculations and all sub elements of manufacturing cost.
  • Plan, organize and direct all the activities of the cost analysis.
  • Manage day to day operations of the cost accounting to monthly close, analysis and reporting to Management.
  • Liaise with Managers and support Management decisions by providing appropriate cost information and data.
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and analyses and assist Finance team with research on cost accounting questions and assist with special projects as requested.
  • Gathers historical cost data (materials, labor, depreciation, operating expenses, etc.), to compare budgets with actual expenses.
  • Reviews and carry out Cost estimation and controls.
  • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review.
  • Define policies and procedures for all cost accounting activities.


  • Assist Finance Department in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Participate in financial audits.
  • Assist Finance Manager to implement the company’s financial strategy and decision-making process.
  • Special Finance projects as assigned


  • Competitive salary
  • Conditions that enhance knowledge and provide important opportunities
  • A modern, dynamic, professional and pleasant working environment


For any questions you can contact by phone: 📞2311 2411 36

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV to the address: 📩 consulting@upgrade.edu.gr