Pall - EMEA Cost Analyst

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
To learn more about Pall, please visit www.pall.com/green .

Description

There role comprises 2 core activities:

Responsibility for the monitoring and analysis of key manufacturing variances, and Inventory valuation across a number of plants within a complex tolling environment

Responsible for the monitoring and calculation of revenue recognition (POC) and variances for a range of Systems projects across EMEA.

The Cost Analyst in Pall International plays a key role in providing support and financial analysis, regularly interacting with project managers, business finance partners and other key people. They are also involved in process & systems improvement initiatives.

MAIN DUTIES:

Monthend close: Ensure that all monthend activities are completed within the required deadlines, Lisaing with key business partners, tolling plants and the COE to ensure that both the P&L (variances) and Balance sheet are an accurate reflection of the current situation.

Project Management: Provide financial support to the Project Managers/Engineers for all Projects within sphere of responsibility. Ensure plans are maintained correctly, Revenue is reported correctly and in accordance with the project plan. Highlight and Investigate variances to foreacast and assist the PM to establish the necessary root cause and corrective actions.

Produce Management reports and information for Management Accounts: Analysis of the monthly Cost of Sales. Control and analysis of the production variances, price variances, overhead over/under absorption, material scrapping, inventory, and key performance indicators.

Standard Product Costing: Support the CO COE in the UK and the Toll Plant Business Partners with any Product Standard costs issues. Maintenance of work centres labour and overhead rates relating to the plants as well as material Overhead rates for Pall International Sàrl.

Annual Budget Process: Participate in the Annual Budget Process supporting the Financial Controller Pall International Sarl & the PASS BT Global Controller setting a robust and correct AOP.

Transfer Pricing: Support, when required the CO COE group in the preparation of the annual Transfer pricing schedules to ensure compliance with the tolling structure. Provide support where necessary that TP’s are set correctly and in accordance with the applicable factors and rates.

General review and maintenance of cost data: Support, when required the CO COE group reviewing current and standard purchase costs regularly and ensure they are correct prior to annual cost roll up. Control and maintain costing fields within SAP. Reflect all significant engineering changes in product costs and transfer prices.

Inventory control: Monthly analysis of raw materials and finished goods inventories, as well as work in progress control and analysis. Obsolescence calculation and reports. Scrap control and analysis. Liaise with Toll plants cost analysts as regards perpetual inventory counting and corrections required.

SOX: Ensure SOX audit requirements are met as regards internal controls and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Degree level in Finance / Accounting / Controlling

  • Background in manufacturing reporting and manufacturing systems, ideally in a toll manufacturing structure.

  • IT/Systems literate : strong knowledge of Excel, knowledge of SAP or ERP systems.

  • Team player

  • Able to work in International environment

  • Flexible & positive attitude

  • Degree level in Finance / Accounting / Controlling

  • Severla years experience in similar role.

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package.

  • Worked in a similar size organisation.

  • Experience working in international environment

  • Job will require some European travel.

  • Excellent communication in English language.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.