Financial analyst

Locatie: Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Salaris: -
Sectoren: Finance
Soort functie: Freelance

Currently I am looking for a Financial Analyst COSI for a pharmaceutical company in Haarlem. Job Description This position is part of the COSI (Cost of Sales and Inventory) matrix organization, which performs end to end activities from actual occurrence of a financial result till consolidation level in HQ.

Your main tasks in this temporary assignment will be:

Backfill other Financial Analysts and provide end to end business support for assigned entities:

  • Maintain and create product cost according to US GAAP rules
  • Control, analyze and report inventory movements, production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that appropriate accounting is performed in financial statements
  • Provide high level commentary and estimates for recurring events to stakeholders
  • Analyze consolidated costs and above market results, investigate and resolve intercompany profit differences
  • Develop product cost and analyze drivers of cost changes during the annual budget process, in close cooperation with stakeholders
  • Continue to meet the S404 requirements, updating documentation and performing/enhancing existing controls
  • Back-up of senior specialists or specialists as needed.

Furthermore, you may be assigned to project activities and ad-hoc requests:

  • Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to support business improvements
  • Address entity/divisional customer questions and ad-hoc requests

For this challenging position we require the following from you:

  • A Bachelor's degree in finance combined with 1-3 years of experience in an analytical role.
  • Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other
  • Previous practical experience of preparing accounts in accordance with US GAAP
  • Improvement mindset; knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma is a pré
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • Goal-orientated; capable of making decisions; show initiative and be adaptive; open to change
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Customer-orientated; organized with good analytical skills; flexible in work hours
  • Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory

Are you the new accountant? Apply online or to speak to a consultant about this project, contact Lauren Dikmans via +31 (0)20 522 1588 or l.dikmans[at]