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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Finance Manager - Cost Controlling in Emeryville, California

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.


The Cost Controlling Manager is responsible for the consolidation and reporting of Grifols Diagnostics Industrial group financials and support Sr. Director, Dx Industrial Finance to implement Industrial division wide initiatives and projects. The Cost Controlling Manager is also responsible for the cost controlling of Diagnostics plant in Australia, including budgeting, product costing, manufacturing variance analysis, management reporting and supporting/advising manufacturing and quality teams in increasing financial efficiency in the plant.

Primary responsibilities for role:

● Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Prepare the consolidation of Diagnostic Industrial monthly result and prepare monthly Industrial financial reports

  • Coordinate annual Budget and Mid-Year Forecast planning and preparation

  • Provide robust challenge to the business during planning processes to ensure Industrial divisional budgets and forecasts are reasonable.

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for Diagnostic Industrial cost controlling team for areas including analysis of manufacturing variances and product costing in SAP.

  • Provide support to implement Indistrial division wide initiatives and projects

  • Support Sr. Director, Dx Industrial Finance to provide ad hoc financial support to Diagnotic Industrial management team.

  • Coordinate with other Grifols affiliates for areas impacting Diagnostic, e.g. production volume and manufacturing expenses update from Laboratorios Grifols

● Cost Controlling of Grifols Australia manufacturing plant (small size plant)

  • Lead Grifols Australia product standard cost development in support of annual budget and mid-year forecast processes.

  • Assist in manufacturing and quality functions financial planning process

  • Manage and validate that the forecast information is properly loaded and reported in the SAP and BI reporting modules used globally throughout the company.

  • Cooperate with the Finance team in Australia to support month-end closing by ensuring expenses are booked accurately and completely, and inventory & cost of goods sold are correctly reported.

  • Consolidate Grifols Australia manufacturing cost and inventory related information and prepare monthly reporting package for corporate and executive management review.

  • Provide analysis and monthly reviews of the financial results versus the annual budget and latest forecast to Industrial management.

  • Close interaction with Manufacturing and Production Planning to ensure SAP Master Data related to cost controlling are accurate and up to date.

● Financial Systems

  • Proactively identify and drive through efficiencies and quality improvements with respect to capturing, analyzing and reporting financial data.

  • Work with Dx Industrial Finance team in the plants and IT teams to ensure systems are configured to meeting the changing structure of the business unit.

● General

  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • SAP experience

  • Cost accounting and inventory management 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

  • Able to provide challenge to business partners


MBA / Master Degree in Finance; proven experience in lieu of Master degree is accepted


8 years Finance or Cost Accounting experience


Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

Occupational Demands:

  • May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 25 pounds in weight, and/or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 10 pounds in weight frequently or continuously.

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Req ID: 338490