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Financial Analyst

Finance & Accounting
Jill Madden
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Job Reference: JO-2105-65802_1621850984


A fantastic permanent career opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated qualified accountant with onsite industry experience to join a leading Biopharma's finance team. Working as part of the Consolidated Reporting team that has global responsibility for reporting including inventory costing, excess & obsolescence, SOX compliance, US GAAP audits, intercompany profit elimination and balance sheet reconciliations. This position will be a key member of a cross-functional accounting team, collaborating extensively with regional and global finance teams and technical operations teams.


· Close responsibilities include appropriate treatment of operating overhead, balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP and submission of close deliverables.

· Accounting for manufacturing activity including material purchases, overhead absorption and contract manufacturing costs.

· Ensure correct accounting for Buy/Sell entities and all intercompany inventory transactions.

· Develop an understanding of material flow from bulk manufacturing through to fill/finish stage to ensure accuracy of inventory values.

· Monitor production plans for bulk manufacturing and CMO activity to ensure accurate inventory valuation and completeness of overhead absorption.

· Evaluate inventory balances for excess and obsolescence and determine need for inventory reserves.

· Assist with preparation of consolidated financial management reporting for balance sheet and P&L inventory areas.

· Support Budget and LRP Activities as required.

· Maintain internal controls in line with corporate standards, GAAP and Sox requirements. Work with internal and external auditors as required.

· Collaborate with ERP and global finance teams to identify and introduce process enhancements to improve efficiency.


· Qualified accountant

· Minimum one to two years' experience in a manufacturing business with audited financial statements. Experience in manufacturing accounting in a multi-national environment is desirable.

· Demonstrate experience in process improvement initiatives and working on own initiative.

· Knowledge of US GAAP, SoX and internal control environment desirable.

· Experience with an integrated ERP system, general ledger functions, sub-ledger processes, and period closing. Understanding of relationship of other accounting functions to manufacturing accounting.

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