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Accounting Manager

Posted 16 May 2024
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Plainsboro, NJ, US

Hybrid

The Financial Analyst role is an active contributor to the US Finance Operations team and the person will play a key role in the tracking and the analysis of expenses and production costs for several production sites in the US. The role also will support ad-hoc business and financial analyses for the operations and the commercial organizations.

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work to not only benefit our People, Customers & Communities but also drive value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

Your key responsibilities

  • Monitor plant controlling activities with a focus on expenses for several manufacturing sites, provide cost analysis, maintain scorecards accordingly to the Group and Financial procedures.
  • Support the local supply chain teams in performance measurement, management reviews, costs reduction, working capital optimization and investment decisions.
  • Participate in Period End Monthly Closing, in support of the local Finance & Administration team, manage and support the development of the quarterly latest estimate and the annual budget processes for the plants.
  • Review and set the annual standard costs and ensure compliance with the Standard Rules & Guidelines on standard costing, contribute to build up the performance improvement action plans and follow up their implementation and achievement.
  • Participate to Control and Audit activities led by Finance & Accounting, and develop High Level Control activities to strengthen ICS, analyze and comment the COGS variances of the plant in accordance with the Group Controlling & Financial procedures.
  • Assist to provide a strong understanding of expenses by the local operations organizations. Support all costing and inventories management activities together with local supply chain management, F&A and other Controllers.

We bring

  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs

You bring

  • Bachelor's degree Finance, Accounting, Business and Economy or Master’s in finance
  • 5 + years’ work experience in Manufacturing controlling and know or desire to learn about product cost accounting.
  • Experience in OPEX variance analysis versus Budget, Latest Forecast, and Prior Year.
  • Proficient with all IT solutions and strong Microsoft Excel skills being a must; SAP FICO experience is highly desired.
  • Experienced in working with multi-cultural team throughout the world
  • Effective and professional communication and organization skills

Equal Opportunities Commitment

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary…


Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. Put it all together and you have a unique health, nutrition and materials company with annual sales of close to €9 billion, locations in 49 countries and more than 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.

Manufacturing
Heerlen
22,224 employees