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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      December 04,2021
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    Financial Analyst

    Are you the one to maintain and create product cost according US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles rules? Do you find it’s one of the most important things to review and ensure accurate data is reported per plant in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close? And did you always want to work in a multinational, pharmaceutical company where your work can have a real impact on people’s lives? We would like to meet you!

    We have an exciting new job opportunity at our location in Haarlem and are looking to hire a

    Financial Analyst

    Welcome in our team

    This position is part of the Cost of Sales and Inventory (COSI) matrix organization, which performs end to end activities from actual occurrence of a financial result till consolidation level in Headquarters. You will be part of our Finance team that brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.

    Main responsibilities

    • Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules.
    • Control analyze and report inventory movements, production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners by providing high level commentary and providing estimates for recurring events to stakeholders.
    • Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close.
    • Analyze consolidated costs and intercompany profit differences.
    • Analyze and resolve in transit inventory in a timely manner.
    • Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency.
    • Continue to meet the S404 requirements, updating documentation and performing/enhancing existing controls.
    • Analysis of standard revision by branch and ensure appropriate accounting is performed in local and consolidated financial statements.
    • Address entity/divisional customer questions and requests on a variety of data and system issues.
    • Provide accurate and timely financial cost, sales and inventory data to customers as requested.
    • Participate in special and ad hoc projects to support management analysis and provide ad-hoc quality support to business partners.
    • Ensuring actual financial data is correctly reported in P&L and Balance Sheet statements.
    • Participate in objective setting, mid-year review, end-year review and feedback discussions with manager to foster open honest communication.
    • Back-up of senior specialists or specialists as needed.

    Your profile

    • 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.

    What we offer

    We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic, and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

    • Competitive salary and a 3% year-end allowance.
    • 35,5 days of leave.
    • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates.
    • Solid Pension Plan.
    • Annual bonus based on own and company performance.
    • Travel allowance for commuting.
    • Numerous training, coaching, and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development.

    Please send an email including the vacancy number and job title to the following email address:

    Applications can only be submitted via our website

    Who we are …

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

    What we look for …

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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    Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

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