Allergan Sr. Cost Accountant in Cincinnati, Ohio

Sr. Cost Accountant

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

151968Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Job Summary:

Prepares analytical reviews of product costs, overhead spending, operating expenses, capital spending, other costs of sales and miscellaneous Profit & Loss expenses.

Job Details:

This position will be responsible for:

• Identifying and reporting key indicators of plant performance.

• Actively participating in the Annual Operating Plan and budget for North American Operations by developing, standard costs comparative analyses and developing required presentations to management.

• Executing month end closing and reporting duties.

• Monitoring Inventory located on site and at 3rd Party Locations

• Actively participating in Quarterly Forecasting

• Actively monitoring all Cost of Goods Manufactured expenses.

Incumbent has full authority to make decisions and/or take action that is required to carry out job duties. Allergan internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, cGMP procedures, general business policies, requirements and objectives. The incumbent must be willing to take temporary assignments as required.

Regulated Responsibilities (including cGMP and EHS)

Allergan is a regulated company and the incumbent is expected to be fully compliant with all criteria established by governmental agencies, Ministry of Health, and legislative requirements including, but not limited to: the FDA, European Community (EC), ISO 13485:2003- Medical Devices, European Economic Community Medical Device Directive (MDD), Canadian Medical Device Regulations (CMDR), Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment System (CMDCAS), OSHA, Sarbanes-Oxley, EPA, EEOC, and ADA.

Education and Experience:

Education Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

Experience: Cost Acct Five (5) years experience in a manufacturing environment

Experience: GAAP Three (3) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience: Financial Analysis Two (2) years experience in financial analysis theory and practice or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Understanding of GAAP, corporate accounting practices, and accounting theories

• Excellent skills with Excel

• Experience with computerized inventory systems

• Familiarity with SAP is preferred