Finance Manager

Zoetis LLC
Lincoln, Kansas, United States
Competitive salary
26 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
Position Summary

This position exists within the Zoetis Global Manufacturing & Supply Finance organization for a motivated and enthusiastic finance professional to be a business partner with the Lincoln Operations team based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a manufacturing environment, continuous improvement, and cost accounting.This position will report into the Plant Controller for Lincoln Operations and support them in providing a full range of financial responsibilities including budgeting, forecasting, product cost analysis, and monthly close activities.

Position Responsibilities
  • Support Plant Controller with annual budget setting process within site, including understanding volume, yield and price changes; assist with preparation of site operating expense budgets
  • Assist in preparation and analysis of monthly operations summary, latest estimate (LE) summary, and budget package submissions
  • Support assigned operations groups
  • Collaborates with US GMS Finance Center of Excellence and Zoetis Financial Services to ensure successful completion of month end close, latest estimate and budget activities
  • Responsible for managing authorization for work (AFW) process from a Finance perspective
  • Oversees monthly, quarterly, and yearly DI reporting and analysis
  • Assist with internal control testing and validation systems to ensure continued effectiveness and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Requirements
  • Leads Fixed Asset Inventory within Lincoln Operations and ensure site is within SOX compliance
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP and Zoetis accounting policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum 5 years of cost accounting experience
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with SAP required
  • Process Improvement knowledge and background
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple and diverse projects
  • Demonstrated high level of customer focus
  • Ability to provide direction to achieve a high level of financial performance and compliance
  • High level of proficiency in spreadsheet-based software applications

Physical Demands

The work conditions for the position are greater than 50% stationary with periodic standing and walking through out the work day(s). The colleague(s) may be required to travel and or work greater than 40 hours per week, including week-ends and holidays to support the business.

Full time



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