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Assistant Manufacturing Controller #190007WL

fresenius
Ogden, UT Full-time
Posted on April 14, 2019

Assistant Manufacturing Controller (Job ID # 190007WL)

Fresenius USA Manufacturing, Inc., an FMCNA co., Ogden, UT. Oversee consolidation of accounting & financial activities of N.A. manufacturing facilities of Fresenius Med. Care. Coordinate, administer & control all aspects of accounting & financial operations as well as financial forecasts, budgetary reports & government regulatory filings.

Duties include:

  • Review and consolidation of individual manufacturing plant’s yearly budgets into a North America manufacturing budget; including presentation of parts of it to upper management.

  • Review and consolidation of individual manufacturing plant’s quarterly forecasts and monthly results.

  • Providing assistance to the different Finance departments of the manufacturing plants; including temporarily covering for absences during month-end close.

  • Keeping up-to-date narratives and/or documentation of the month-end closing activities of the different manufacturing plants.

  • Reviewing and acting as approver of requests for capital submitted by the manufacturing plants.

  • Reviewing the plant’s month-end analysis of information to determine best practices in analyzing manufacturing variances.

  • Assistance in the creation of cost estimations for products in development stage.

  • Coordinate the manufacturing plant’s use of Anaplan software to keep track of capital projects and spending, including actual spend and forecasts of spending.

  • Facilitatingandoverseeingthecompletionoffinancialcomplianceaudits;

  • Preparing and analyzing periodic reporting on actual versus budget data;

  • Organizing, interpreting and presenting relevant financial information/analysis for timely and effective decision-making and identifying significant issues and success/problem indicators and evaluating the financial impact of strategic and operational actions under consideration;

  • Re-structuring internal processes and procedures, including inventory analysis, with the goal of reducing overall time and cost and increasing accuracy and quality;

  • Maintainingaccountingprocesscontrolsfor manufacturing facilitiesthroughprocessreviews, businessprocessanalyses andinternal control testing; ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles(GAAP),Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and other regulatory requirements;

  • Utilization of different SAP modules including: Material Management (MM), Financial and Controlling (FICO) and Production Planning (PP), in order to assist manufacturing facilities with troubleshooting errors in their product costing or their variance reports.

  • Utilization of SAP modules to corroborate information provided by the manufacturing plants, and to gather information for consolidated analyzes (material usage variance, purchase price variance, etc.).Interface with internal SAP report-development group in order to define requirements for new reports, as well as testing the reports before their release to the plants.

Requires: Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Business, Accounting or Finance & 2 years experience as Cost Accountant with a manufacturing business. Position also requires 10% domestic & international travel.