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Finance Manager | Job ID: Job #1596

Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey Date Posted: August 9, 2023 Category: Finance and Accounting

Position Summary:

Responsible for analyzing financial information primarily cash, inventory and working capital (AR and AP), in order to facilitate accurate and timely reporting to Finance Leadership and the Senior Leadership Team/Board of Directors. Ensure appropriate accounting control procedures and compliance with all debt agreements, interest and other cash related agreements. Expected to work cross functionally to develop and implement methodologies and practices to achieve compliance and maintain financial statements and related accounting records. The Manager will utilize their knowledge of Finance and Treasury to enhance our Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC), manage cash, increase interest income and minimize interest expense, while ensuring proper and timely reporting compliance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for managing multiple accounting functions including but not limited to:

  • Treasury / Cash management analysis and reporting including Daily Cash Balance Reporting and weekly Cash Forecasting updates
  • Banking and debt compliance reporting
  • Working Capital review, alignment and improvements
  • Inventory review and reporting including inventory reserve requirements
  • Documentation of various system and process enhancements
  • Cash interest management
  • Oversee/Manage Accounts Payable processes and improvements from WC perspective
  • Oversee/Manage Accounts Receivable processes and improvements from WC perspective
  • Create clear, easy to use and updated templates related to cash forecasts and working capital for financial packages for internal reviews and board presentations, for all of Cosette businesses and sites.
  • Support the planning and execution of the entire organization for cash flow projections and analysis of planning, budgeting, and forecasting cash flow process, assuring quality and integrity of data
  • Assist in the develop of the 5-year Strategic Plan, including development of working capital projections and cash flow projections for forecast models and performance metrics
  • Assist with balance sheet and cash flow analytics related to evaluating potential Business Development opportunities
  • Support accounting team with external auditors to ensure timely completion of annual financial audit
  • Liaise with Supply Chain (including CMO’s), Operations / Quality, Technical Services and Business Development to ensure the accounting impact of all activities is properly recorded in a timely manner

Month-end financial closing activities:

  • Preparation of more complex account reconciliations and monthly review of balance sheet reconciliations (related to inventory, AR and AP / working capital) prepared by staff
  • Preparation of commentary related to monthly actual versus budget / forecast
  • Preparation of Financial Reports including requirements for monthly S&OP, e.g. short-dated inventory analysis, working capital and CCC
  • Provide key financial ratios with analytics related to significant fluctuations
  • Meet or exceed all reporting requirement deadlines

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics. MBA a plus
  • 4-7 years of progressive Finance/Accounting/business experience
  • Pharmaceutical experience preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus
  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Results driven self-starter, who can work independently or with minimal supervision and who has success in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications:

  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • ERP experience required (Oracle experience a plus)

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