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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      August 25,2022
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    Financial Analyst- Japanese Speaker

    Job Description

    Are you ready to Invent, Impact and, Inspire? Are you interested in working in a multinational, pharmaceutical company where you 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 - Japanese Speaker.

    Purpose of the Role
    You are part of our Finance Team that brings together cross-company financial insights 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 improving lives!

    Job Description
    This role is part of the Cost of Sales & Inventory (COSI) matrix organization which performs end-to-end supply chain financial activities, from the manufacturing phase to the final delivery of the product to our customers. The position is within the Asia Pacific & Latin America HUB team and you will be responsible for controlling product cost, supply chain flows, and the balance sheet and P&L of your assigned entities. You will be a business partner to your Japanese stakeholders and support entity analysis.

    Main tasks will be:

    • Controlling & reporting all inventory-related activities, product & period costs;
    • Maintaining standard costs in line with our Manufacturing & Human Health divisions' guidance;
    • Providing quality support to a wide range of stakeholders on consolidated financial results;
    • Supporting the month-end cycle for your assigned legal entities;

    Main responsibilities

    • Responsible for creating and maintaining product costs in accordance with US GAAP;
    • Performing month-end cycle activities and providing detailed comments on financial statements;
    • Providing analysis on consolidated costs and intercompany profit elimination
    • Preparing and executing SOX controls and maintaining a strong control environment;
    • Ensuring internal operational deadlines are met in a timely and quality manner;
    • Support the annual manufacturing cost and cost of sales budget cycle for your entities;
    • Actively participate in improvement efforts and enhancement initiatives within the team;

    Your Profile

    • Core requirement, you need to be fluent in Japanese & English;
    • Holds a BSc / MSc degree in finance/accounting-related field.
    • Has 1-3 years of experience, preferably in one of (Controlling, Accounting, FP&A, Consolidation) and has some experience working with ERP and reporting systems;
    • Has good stakeholder management skills;
    • Has a natural drive to engage in development;
    • Has good Excel, Power BI, SAP BW, or similar system skills;

    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., Rahway, 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 … Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

    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.

    Current Employees apply HERE

    Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

    Secondary Language(s) Job Description:

    Fluent in Japanese

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    Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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