• Sr. Finance Manager - North American Manufacturing

    Ascensia Diabetes Care Portsmouth, NH 03801

    Job #2267132318

  • Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global specialist diabetes care company, dedicated to helping people living with diabetes. Our mission is to empower people living with diabetes through innovative solutions that simplify and improve their lives. We use our innovation and specialist expertise in diabetes to develop high quality solutions and tools that make a positive, daily difference for people with diabetes.

    Essential Functions:

    • Gross Margin, Balance Sheet (relative to inventory), Cash Flow, and Cost Accounting responsibilities, per IFRS and Epredia Policies and Procedures for the two North American sites

    • Responsible for site compliance with all IFRS requirements related to Cost Accounting

    • Responsible for site compliance with all Epredia Policies & Procedures related to Cost Accounting

    • Responsible for month end close processes, including reviewing of key reconciliations and supporting documentation related to cost accounting and inventory valuations, and overall site financial results for both North American sites

    • Prepares analytics and presents monthly financial results to senior management

    • Responsible for preparation of the annual plans, and monthly and quarterly forecasts

    • Responsible for consolidating financial results of the site

    • Oversees Cost Accounting

    • Ensures accuracy of Inventory valuation and manufacturing variance reporting

    • Research, plan and implement programs that enhance organizational performance and productivity

    • Provides and directs procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate financial and accounting controls and services

    • Directs preparation of capital appropriations requests, new product development/growth initiatives and cost reduction projects

    • Provides and maintains key financial metrics; and reviews operating metrics for the facility to ensure facility meeting goals and forecasts

    • Establish career planning and personnel development goals for the financial team

    • Serves as Site Leader's business partner and financial consultant

    • Supervises cost accounting professionals at both sites

    • Develop a business partnership with functional leaders across the both North American sites to assist decision making and drive accountability.

    • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance is required

    • Manufacturing background with a strong knowledge of cost accounting, US GAAP, IFRS, budgeting and financial analysis

    • 10 years of relevant financial/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, possessing strong working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS.

    • 7 years of proven leadership experience working within finance and accounting.

    • Superior analytical and computer skills with experience utilizing analytical tools and databases along with an understanding of manufacturing (MPS/MRP)

    • Dynamic, high energy leadership skills and effective communication skills with a collaborative approach to problem solving

    • Results oriented, metrics driven leader with a root cause, permanent fix approach, continuous improvement approach

    • Collaboration skills - Able to effectively collaborate with peers in other functions and with colleagues in other businesses or divisions

    • Results oriented, metric driven leader that utilizes a collaborative problem solving approach to continuous improvement.

    Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance is required, CPA Preferred

    • 10 years of relevant financial/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, possessing strong working knowledge and experience with GAAP.

    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.



    Ascensia offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and are driven by innovation and the desire to improve the lives of our patients, we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of five business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.


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