Head of Cost

Posted 08 May 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameKacey Wang

Job description

​Job Title: Head of Cost

Location: Nanjing, China

Salary: Competitive Salary DOE

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Our client, a leading solar energy supplier based in Nanjing, is seeking a Head of Cost to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and optimizing the cost structure of the organization to ensure profitability and competitiveness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement cost management strategies to optimize the cost structure of the organization.

  • Lead the cost accounting function, ensuring that accurate and timely cost data is available to support decision-making.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to identify cost reduction opportunities and develop solutions that meet business needs.

  • Develop and maintain cost models to support pricing decisions and profitability analysis.

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in cost management and recommend new solutions and technologies to improve cost management.


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field.

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in cost management, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role.

  • Strong technical knowledge of cost accounting principles and practices, including activity-based costing and variance analysis.

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the solar energy industry.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and implement innovative solutions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Head of Cost to join a leading solar energy supplier based in Nanjing. If you meet the requirements for this role and are passionate about optimizing cost structures to support business success, please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration.