Position Overview

This position supports all Accounting and Finance activities related to global cost accounting, product standards, inventory and manufacturing. This position will also support the development of the Annual Operational Budget and Forecasts. Job duties:
  • Partners with Manufacturing Operations to develop and maintain accurate standard costs.
  • Supports annual product costing process, including materials, labor and overhead rates.
  • Supports development of the Annual Manufacturing Operations Budget and ongoing forecasting activities.
  • Performs various plant accounting activities related to month-end close including; Journal entries, account reconciliations, manufacturing variance, absorption and spending analysis.
  • Prepares monthly management reporting and analysis of manufacturing variances, scrap, actual cost, PPV and other associated operating costs.
  • Analyzes key metrics.
  • Assist in coordinating and oversight of inventory cycle counts and annual physical inventory across all plants.
  • Support external quarterly and annual audit process and prepare necessary schedules, reconciliations and analyses.
  • Coordinates with IT on resolving any cost accounting related discrepancies in the ERP system.
  • Supports procedures to ensure that costing and business practices are in compliance with internal policies, US GAAP and J-SOX.
  • Analysis and tracking of product cost reduction initiatives and system/business process improvements.
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis and management reports as requested by senior management.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.
    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance.
    2. Five (5+) years’ work experience in Accounting or Finance, with emphasis on cost accounting, reporting, inventory and variance analysis; in a Global Manufacturing environment.
    3. Medical Device industry preferred.
    4. Excellent MS Office skills; advanced Excel skills required.
    5. SAP Experience
    6. JD Edwards and Hyperion experience preferred
    Desired Qualifications
    1. Cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment (Medical Device industry a plus).
    2. FP&A experience preferred.
    3. Sound understanding of accounting principles (US GAAP).
    4. Excellent analytical and conceptual skills with a high degree of accuracy.
    5. Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with personnel across sites and all levels of management.
    6. Successful experience working independently, effectively and confidently in a team environment.
    7. Ability to manage multiple priorities while working under tight deadlines.
    8. Advanced Excel knowledge and modeling capabilities.
    9. Proficient with ERP systems and JD Edwards.