Harlan Sprague Dawley, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN, United States
RMS Inventory & Cost Accountant
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Position reports to the Global RMS Inventory & Cost Manager and assists with global standard costing, analysis of inventory variances, as well as ensures the integrity of global inventory accounting, and assists the FP&A with monthly
forecasting of inventory related costing/variances.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for ensuring all inventory is properly costed and valued accurately
Assist with the annual standard costing process including summarizing the impact of the revaluation of inventory for finance management
Assist with the daily/on-going costing needs for our custom manufacturing diet facility
Assist with the preparation and compilation of annual operating plans
Support Operations on daily activities, projects and problem resolution, ensuring situations are handled appropriately from both a financial and business perspective
Partner with FP&A on various business issues and analyses, providing information as needed that may affect or impact business decisions
Prepare necessary journal entries monthly, quarterly and at year-end as needed in accordance with the Corporate calendar
Analyze inventory reports and prepare monthly inventory reconciliations
Assist with the facilitation and the planning of the annual physical inventory processes as well as monitoring the processing of the monthly cycle count activity. Conduct investigation and analyses, on transactions recorded to ensure inventory is appropriately updated
Prepare monthly variance analyses & reports, both manufacturing as well as procurement
Partner with Shared Service teams on problem resolution and remediation, as needed
Gain an Operational knowledge of activity and collaborate with teams to ensure all inventory transactions are recorded accurately and timely
Ensures that systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices, and applicable regulations
Ad hoc reporting and special projects as assigned
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
Minimum of 2 years of costing experience in a manufacturing or similar production environment
Good organizational skills required, including the ability to effectively analyze and summarize a large volume of data
Good communication skills, both verbally and written.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft office products required and experience with J.D. Edwards EnterpriseOne and Hyperion a plus
International Accounting experience a plus
CPA certification a plus
Life Science Industry experience a plus
Intellectually Curious, Proactive Problem Solver, Ability to Work in a Team Environment, Sense of Urgency, Positive Attitude, Detail Oriented and Strong Ethics & Values
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Harlan Sprague Dawley, Inc.
Website : http://www.harlan.com
Our focus is on providing customers with products and services to optimize the discovery and safety of new medicines and compounds. Our mission is helping you do research better.