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Finance Manager, Global Inventory

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

We have made changes to enhance your experience. If you have applied for a job previously, you will need to create a new account. Thank you for your patience. Finance Manager, Global Inventory page is loaded Finance Manager, Global Inventory Apply locations USA - California - Irvine time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago job requisition id Req-21505 In this role you will be part of the Global Supply Chain Finance team, which is responsible for managing Operations Finance. Specifically, you will be part of the Global Inventory team, which is responsible for managing and coordinating global inventory accounting and finance activities. This is a great launching pad for future career advancement at Edwards, as you will be working closely with both Corporate Finance and Tax. You will also be working on a Global scale, so you will get to see how all the inventory moves.Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform inventory and other account reconciliations and drive process improvements by identifying root causes for variances. Work with cross-functional business partners, including Corporate Accounting and IT, to find solutions
  • Perform month-end close activities, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations using JDE
  • Responsible for compliance activities and audit requests (e.g., SOX and key internal controls)
  • Perform profit in inventory reconciliation and analysis for the US and act as a global resource. Ability to dig into the details to understand and solve PII variances and drive process improvements.
  • Passion for continuous improvement and collaboration to help move forward Project Ascend
  • Team-oriented mindset and striving for continuous learning in areas of professional development and technical accounting knowledge, as required by the role
  • Business partner to global stakeholders across multiple business units and functions, facilitating inventory-related inquiries
  • Develop project plans and global cost accounting activities with accountability for successful completion within scope of project deliverables
  • Provide guidance and/or lead smaller project teams to execute tactical projects and/or initiatives Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant field is required.
    • A minimum of eight years of Accounting/Finance experience (or six years of experience with a Masters)
    • Experience with a large ERP system (e.g. JDE, SAP or Oracle) Preferred Qualifications:
      • Cost Accounting
      • Global experience working with products/ inventory
      • Financial planning and analysis experience
      • MBA or CPA
      • Excel and PowerPoint experienceAdditional Expectations:
        • Passion for improving the lives of patients.
        • Proven expertise in MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel, database tools (e.g., QlikView, HFM, OneStream), financial systems, and ERP systems (e.g., JDE, SAP)
        • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
        • Proven successful project management skills
        • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management with ability to drive achievement of objectives
        • Extensive knowledge of responsibility area while contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
        • Extensive understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
        • Extensive understanding of related aspects of financial processes and/or systems
        • Strict attention to detail
        • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
        • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
        • Ability to lead projects within a specific area interfacing with project managers and finance team
        • Ability to provide financial leadership to outsourcing partners on a task levelAligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.For California, the base pay range for this position is $92,000 to $131000 (highly experienced).The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience).E dwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. COVID Vaccination RequirementEdwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements. Similar Jobs (1) Cost Accounting Manager locations USA - California - Irvine time type Full time posted on Posted 19 Days Ago About Us Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide. - For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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