Job Openings

Controller

Job ID: BH436639

Category: Finance Manager, Finance Director, Cost Accounting Manager, Controller, Accounting Manager, Accounting and Finance

Controller
6+ months (strong chance to extend longer)
40 hours per week, possible OT based on business needs

Pharmaceutical industry
15K+ employees
2 interviews; 1 hiring manager 1 with Director of Operation

Must Have:

  • Bachelors degree (BS Finance/Accounting or at least Business)
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Month end closing experience
    • Loading of financial data to corporate within a deadline driven monthly process
    • Monthly reporting and presenting of actuals vs forecasts/budgets to management
    • Cost accounting and product pricing analyses
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to model business information/strategy into financial insights.
  • Able to lead the forecast and budgeting processes including loading all data to corporate within corporate timelines on a quarterly basis

Preferred:

  • Management experience 
  • Pharma/ medical device experience
  • Large company experience

Summary:

The Controller supports the company's US Compounding business unit. This position provides management reporting and analysis to the business unit to partner them in making decisions about optimizing their business and managing their product portfolio. Responsible for budget development and maintenance, coordinating, facilitating, reviewing and presenting the annual budget, monthly reporting, performance metrics, forecast and financial portion of strategic plan. Translate corporate strategies into executable actions. They would also need a high attention to detail and strong analytical skills. Ability to communicate complex analyses and conclusions/recommendations in a clear and concise easily understandable manner. Ability to multi-task in a deadline oriented environment.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY INCUMBENT

  • Support US Compounding business unit and management team.
  • Produce monthly management reporting for the business unit, Product Sales, Profitability Analysis and site manufacturing operational efficiencies.
  • Responsible for submission of monthly corporate management package and sales to region and parent company.
  • Manage product changes in financial systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Cognos/TM1 and drive system/reporting improvements for business unit.
  • Responsible for the business unit annual budget and quarterly forecast. Coordinate communication of Region/Corporate guidance, timelines and correspondence within the management team of the BU.
  • Analyze plan and forecast inputs, and assess risk/opportunities and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Support in the development of presentations for the BU and the region.
  • Ensure financial analyses are complete and accurate; proactively engage the BU and other Finance departments to answer financial questions.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Canton, Massachusetts