Senior Accountant - Cost Accounting

Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc
Harmans, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Position Overview: Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start hereJob Title Sr Accountant - Cost Accounting Position Summary The Sr Accountant - Cost Accounting will be for responsible for preparing cost accounting entries for the month/year end closing. Analyze production / manufacturing variances and cost projections for the Catalent CGT business unit.Catalent Gene Therapy hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.The Role:Establish and implement product costing strategyPartner with Procurement, Planning, and Operations teams to determine ensure accurate costingAssist in development of month-end closing scheduleAssist in defining the processes and internal controls related to inventoryDevelop and monitor cycle count programPrepare journal entries related to manufacturing accounting and inventory reserves to support accurate & timely financial statements in accordance with corporate financial policiesPrepare account reconciliations to ensure proper balance sheet valuationAnalyze production and material costs, and makes recommendations for improved cost controlsPrepare and maintain inventory reportingParticipate in the preparation of monthly reporting to site leadershipAssist with interim and annual audits; complete required materials and schedulesLead special projects, ad hoc requests and other duties, as assignedThe Candidate:BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting is requiredMBA and/or Professional certification (CPA/CMA) preferredMinimum 5 years of experience in an operations role in the biopharmaceutical and/or medical devices industryExtensive ERP experience to help with implementation of manufacturing accounting, product costing and inventory modulesAbility to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in an ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vitalAbility to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team membersDemonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of resultsStrength in communicating and working independently and effectively with broad stakeholders in various scientific/technical/business disciplinesVery strong influencing capabilities with an ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and across different functionsAdvanced experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysisAdvanced Excel skills Catalent's standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development Leads with Integrity and RespectDelivers ResultsDemonstrates Business AcumenFosters Collaboration and TeamworkChampions ChangeEngages and InspiresCoaches and Develops Position Benefits Join a high growth and fast paced organization with a people focused cultureGlobal exposure, defined career path and annual performance review and feedback processCompetitive Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit to explore career opportunities.C atalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a US Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.