Senior Cost Accountant

Location
Cork
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Job role
Accountant
A leading bio-pharma organisation is hiring a Senior Cost Accountant for its Cork manufacturing facility. You will be working closely with local operational management as well as regional and corporate finance teams. Your role: Accounting for inventory valuation including material purchases, overhead absorption and contract manufacturing costs Develop an understanding of material flow at bulk manufacturing through to fill/finish stage to ensure accuracy of inventory values Ensure correct accounting for Buy/Sell agreements and all intercompany inventory transactions Monitor production plans for bulk manufacturing and CMO activity to ensure accurate inventory valuation and overhead absorption. Assist with preparation of monthly financial management reporting and monthly variance analysis for all balance sheet and P&L inventory areas Work with EUMEA finance teams to ensure all reporting requirements are completed in a timely manner. Your background: Degree or Masters in finance/business and hold a professional accounting qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) 5+ years' cost/inventory accounting ideally in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, using an integrated ERP system Experience with Enterprise production planning, inventory, supply chain management software suites with financial integration, e.g. Oracle, SAP, JDE systems. Good knowledge and experience in General Ledger functions, sub-ledger processes, and period closing. Strong stakeholder engagement and relationship skills at site and corporate level Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent. Fastnet - The Talent Group 'Not Just Placers.........Partners' The Life Science Specialists