Our client – a growing Pharmaceutical company located in Central NJ – is looking for a Finance Manager – Plant Operations.
The Finance Manager – Plant Operations should have a strong background in Cost Accounting and will report directly to the CFO.
Their responsibilities will include: directing the financial control and accounting activities of the plant, helping develop and monitor various KPIs and performance measures relevant to the plant, managing month end closing process for the plant in compliance with US GAAP, ensuring accuracy of transactions, as well as identifying areas for improvement inclusive or product costing.
They should also have a proven track record of optimizing cost structures, and providing budgeting and forecasting support.
Additionally, they will be responsible for preparing financial and operating reports, analyzing performance against forecasts and budgets, leading the development of annual budget and forecasts with strong plant operations engagement on the production floor, analyzing plant operating costs in detail and recommending action to increase profitability and enhance long-term return on investment, and assisting in the preparation of financial justifications for plant capital projects, with strong collaboration between engineering and plant management team.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting along with 5+ years of experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing setting. Knowledge of SAP, Excel and other computer software is required. Additionally, they should have strong communication skills, excellent problem solving abilities, and be a team player.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow professionally with a leading organization – this could be the job for you! Apply now!