Sr. Cost Accountant – Medical Device Manufacturing Job Opening

Sr. Cost Accountant – Medical Device Manufacturing

Baxter International

Opelika, Alabama
Category: Accountant

Around the world, our employees are united by our mission to save and sustain lives. Together, we create a culture that encourages colleagues to pursue rewarding careers - where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work as a part of a team they respect, in an environment that values each person’s contributions. We’re happy you’re interested in continuing your career journey with Baxter.

Sr. Cost Accountant – Medical Device Manufacturing Baxter International Opelika, AL If interested in this opportunity, please contact directly: [email protected] Thank you About Baxter Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com , and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Position Overview • Analyze and report manufacturing activities/support management in production analysis through manufacturing variance reporting and review. • Provide financial support within plant environment. Must understand the financial impact of manufacturing alternatives. Critical Responsibilities • Ensure integrity and accuracy of manufacturing financial performance. • Understand and maintain relationships between accounting system, manufacturing system and purchase system. • Maintain the standard cost system. • Assist in development of standard costs and bill of material. • Assist in development of annual plant budgets and forecast updates. • Provide financial support to plant management regarding production issues, as well as plant financial and operational performance versus goals, etc. • Prepare monthly journal entries. • Establish an adequate control of inventories and reserves. • Provide support to audit reviews. Key Qualifications • Cost Accounting Experience in manufacturing environment • Must have a strong cost systems background with sound understanding of accounting principals • Prior experience with SAP or JD Edwards ERP Systems preferred • Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Word, PowerPoint and Outlook • Able to work independently, as well as, in a multi task, multi- functional matrix. Ability to meet deadlines. • Good analytical, reconciliation, interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills. • Positive work ethic and self-motivated. • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment Key Finance Competencies • Financial Analysis and Decision Support • Cost Accounting and Reporting Integrity. • Business Process and Data Management Education and/or Experience - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (or country equivalent). - 3+ years of cost accounting in manufacturing environment. A Career That Matters Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. #LI-NM1P Equal Employment Opportunity Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. EEO is the Law EEO is the law - Poster Supplement Pay Transparency Policy Reasonable Accommodations Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement

Pay Transparency Policy

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.