Job Description SummaryThe Company seeks to advance health and healthcare by preventing infection, stopping pain and speeding recovery. Our products and solutions are designed to address some of today’s most important healthcare needs, namely preventing infection and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery through recovery. We have an established portfolio of Surgical and Infection Prevention products with leading market positions and significant brand recognition, a growing and innovative Medical Devices business and a global commercial infrastructure.
The Financial Analyst (Cost Accounting) - Supply Chain is responsible for the accurate reporting of cost of sales or other financial information to key customers within the business unit and for this role, our Lexington, NC product facility. The incumbent is a key liaison for the Manufacturing Team and the Business Analysis Team. The position supports the Manufacturing location in monitoring and analyzing delivered cost. The Cost Accountant coordinates the development of cost of sales budgets, forecasts, and other business opportunities/problems with the manufacturing financial teams. The incumbent also provides analytical support for operations, marketing, planning, research and engineering, and participates in discrete projects as requested by the Finance Product Supply Team Leader.
The incumbent also provides other financial or analytical support as needed, such as KPI management, footprint analysis and support of the overall health of our supply chain.
The incumbent drives day-to-day efficiencies at our Lexington, NC manufacturing facility, along with the analysis and execution of special projects. The individual will interact with all levels of internal management, external vendors, ITS personnel, and other Centers of Excellence (COE’s).
Provide timely, accurate, consistent, and complete financial information to our Plant & Product Supply teams, operating units and sector management for assistance in making sound business decisions.
Function as a liaison between Manufacturing teams, operating units and sector management by developing strong and open relationships with both groups.
Actively participate and take initiative in plant and company projects including profit improvement/efficiency programs, capital projects (including financial evaluations) and cost savings capital projects.
Function as the primary contact to Manufacturing and Business Analysis teams for questions on cost and performance analysis.
Coordinate the assembly of information for budgets and all forecasts, and complete cost analyses as appropriate.
Ensure application of established corporate financial controls within his/her area of responsibility by the effective implementation and maintenance of financial policies and instructions; and by the establishment, maintenance and audit of effective and reliable control procedures. Report to the Team Leader, or in case no action is taken in a reasonable time period, to his/her principal, whenever corporate financial policies or instructions are not being followed, or appear inappropriate, inadequate or out-of-date.
Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based philosophy in the level of service provided.
Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and other who have need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive and vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; and clear, yet responsive.
Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
- A B.S. / B.A. degree, an M.B.A. degree is a plus, and 2 years (3-years ideal) of experience in finance or product supply.
- Strong analytical skills, with emphasis on financial analytics.
- Knowledge of Distribution systems and SAP a plus.
- Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
- Strong Lean/Continuous Improvement capabilities.
The role will have responsibility from driving results in our domestic manufacturing facility and may have some interactions with Contract Manufacturing partners Globally. The position is based in Alpharetta, GA and will require travel periodically to Lexington, NC.
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