The Senior Cost Accountant will work closely with Finance leadership as a steward of commercial and clinical inventory for the organization. This role will require a strong focus on inventory control, internal and external batch manufacturing, costing, and cost variance analysis. Additionally, this position will be a cross-functional business partner supporting the Technical Operations/Process Sciences (TOPS) organization.
* Support the accounting month-end close process:
o Review daily transactions in the Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM) module, including batch manufacturing and inventory transfers to/from Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO), 3PL's, and storage facilities
o Review CMO agreements, purchase orders, and invoice payments; analyze and review bills of material to ensure accurate product costing
o Support the costing process for manufacturing campaigns at the North Creek facility; review and analyze direct labor, overhead, and scrap costs for each campaign
o Track and monitor clinical and commercial CMO production activities by program
o Prepare month-end journal entries and related reconciliations related to clinical CMO accruals
o Review cost of goods sold to ensure proper cut-off and allocation to the appropriate program
o Prepare month-end journal entries and related reconciliations for clinical and commercial inventory (Raw Materials, Inventory-in-transit, WIP, and Finished Goods)
o Prepare month-end manufacturing variance reports, including Budget versus Actual analysis for scrap, Raw Materials, WIP, and Finished Goods
* Support the Forecasting and Budgeting processes for TOPS
* Collaborate in the development and maintenance of key financial controls (Sarbanes-Oxley) and other financial policies and procedures
* Support the external audit function, ensuring the accurate and timely completion of quarterly/annual auditor requests
About Aston Carter:
Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.