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Senior Analyst - Cost & Inventory Control
Ref No.: 18-15744
Location: San Diego, California
The Senior Analyst is responsible for supporting the Industrial Sr. Manager, Cost & Inventory Controlling in the cost controlling function of Grifols Diagnostic Solutions (GDS) Emeryville plant.
This will include budgeting, product costing and manufacturing variance analysis.
Additionally, the Senior Analyst will provide Financial Planning & Analysis support to the Facilities and Procurement organizations of GDS.
Cost Controlling of GDS Emeryville Plant
Work closely with Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams to manage process in the product standard cost development during annual budget and mid-year forecast processes
Lead and execute annual updating of Raw material pricing in SAP with Supply Chain Management (SCM) team.
Implement and manage process of the creation of Accounting and Costing views of Raw Materials in SAP
Lead preparation of mid-month production order variance reporting
Coordinate production order monthly meetings with Manufacturing/SCM/Finance and assist Senior Manager in preparation of the final monthly Production Order Variance reporting to Industrial Management team. Including but not limited to, detailed review of individual production orders and variances; understanding product yield variations and risk to commercial production plans; review of volume variance by department for reasonableness.
Close interaction with Manufacturing and Production Planning to ensure SAP Master Data related to cost controlling are accurate and up to date (Bill of Material, Routings)
Act as additional Subject Matter Expert for EMV Diagnostic Industrial cost controlling team for areas including analysis of manufacturing variances and product costing in SAP
Reporting of monthly antigen production and variances to budget.
Financial Planning & Analysis
Support GDS Facilities organization in Emeryville and San Diego, as well as the Procurement department.
Coordinate annual Budget and Mid-Year Forecast planning and preparation.
Provide analysis and monthly reviews of the financial results versus the annual budget and latest forecast to Industrial management.
Own the month-end close activities, including accrual coordination and journal entry preparation.
Financial Systems
Proactively identify and drive through efficiencies and quality improvements with respect to capturing, analyzing and reporting financial data.
Work with Industrial Finance team and IT teams to ensure systems are configured to meeting the changing structure of the business unit.
Support Sr. Manager to provide ad hoc financial support to Diagnostic Industrial management team.
Support Dx Industrial Finance initiatives and actively participate global Industrial Finance meetings.
Continually improve the quality of support provided by the Dx Industrial Finance function.

SAP experience and Cost accounting required
• Inventory experience
• Industry knowledge and experience
• Experience working with internal customers
• Highly motivated with an inquisitive/curious nature
• Solid analytical and presentation skills
• Strong financial planning and organizational skills
• Works well in the fast paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Advance proficiency in MS Office suite programs (Excel and PowerPoint)

Occupational Demands:
Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Frequently walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25 lbs.
Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.
Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.
Performs a wide range of complex tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.