Sr. Finance Manager

Irvine, CA, United States
Jan 23, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Title: Sr. Finance Manager

Job Summary

To direct, plan and control the Financial, Cost Accounting and Compliance activities for Irvine and Campbell. The incumbent of this position has overall fiscal management responsibility of the operations and will guide and oversee the work of the finance units related with the sites. The incumbent has the responsibility to inform Biologics Region on contractual, financial, and budgetary matters. As a member of the Irvine and Campbell management teams, provide support to management in achieving the annual and long-term objectives of the business. Assist in the decision-making process by providing reliable, timely and accurate financial information. The position is also responsible for the implementation of company internal control policies, systems, and procedures, and is responsible to implement the necessary controls for the safekeeping of company assets, records, etc. in accordance with Federal & State governing laws and regulations.

Major Responsibilities

The Finance Manager will support Irvine and Campbell's Financials by collecting, analyzing, and consolidating data used to make decisions about the management of the facility and ensuring the financial targets and commitments are met. This position will work directly with Site Directors on all operating and strategic aspects of the Business. Coordinates, compiles, analyzes, and presents monthly forecasts, annual budget, updates, and monthly actual results. Manages the month end financial close process and provides explanations for major variances noted. Manages operating expenses for the manufacturing cost center expenses. Completes monthly/ quarterly reconciliations and required reports. Responsible for the Year end closing. Ensures that reporting deadlines are met in accordance with the Finance calendar. Develops an understanding of financial reports and tools within SAP and BPC; ensures data is accurate to properly report manufacturing variances. Works closely with Site Management to review production variances, standard costs, and cost per gram. Supports the annual Long Range Financial Plan. Leads yearly SOX compliance, serves as liaison with Internal and External auditors, updates the organization on any changes to any SOX requirements, provides recommendations to strengthen controls and/or creates efficiencies in our control environment. Serves as the main contact for external audit team. Serves as main business partner for the Sites. The Finance Manager serves as finance representative on various initiatives and provides general financial leadership to the organization. Works with company management, cross functional initiatives and with global stakeholders on various projects, including scenario planning models. Additional responsibilities include ensuring alignment of accounting processes, procedures and SAP set-up, US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Recommends, develop, and implement procedures for processes improvement in the Finance department. Actively participates in the planning and execution of strategies directed to achieve company goals and objectives. Performs other duties related to the position, as required.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility

Accounting and management approval levels per delegated and/or approved signature levels in areas such as:
* Capital & E/R Projects
* Check Requests and MPR's
* Operating Budget
* Expense Reports
* Other per CFM or delegated authority

Position Accountability
This position provides significant financial counsel to the ABL and ABN management. It has the responsibility to ensure appropriate financial controls, financial systems, analysis and tools for effective, timely and accurate financial information for informed business decisions, which support the business goals. This position is responsible to control and manage over $40 Million budget.


A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with a major in Finance or Accounting is required. A Master's Degree is a plus. A minimum of seven (7) years of overall experience in Finance and/or Accounting is required. Supervisory experience preferred. Manufacturing operations experience is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is desirable. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet, BPC, TM1 and SAP is required. Available to travel 10% of the time. Available to work extended hours. Ability to partner with people from various countries and at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills along with strong analytical skills. Demonstrated leadership and initiative in the guidance of accounting/financial matters. Flexibility and advanced organizational skill are essential. Sound judgment and discretion, to independently assess and resolve complex situations/problems, and to respond flexibly to shifting priorities is required.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree BBA - Major in Accounting
Master's degree MBA preferred.

Experience Requirements
4 - 6 years Managerial
4 - 6 years Supervisory
4 - 6 years Cost Accounting
2 - 6 yearsFinancial Analysis
4 - 6 years Systems
2 - 6 years General/Public Accounting
Total combined minimum years of experience required 7.

This position requires:
A high level of human relations skills to deal with all levels of management and professionals within the company, and interface and negotiate with external agencies.
Must possess a high personal integrity, objectivity, and a direct tactful personality.
Excellent problem solving and decision-making abilities (broad implications)
Excellent analytical/statistical skills (able to interpret & provide a broader context to converging information)
Ability for managing multiple priorities in a constantly changing and challenging environment.
Ability for working under pressure and adapting to changes.
Short- & long-term planning and organization skills
Broad business perspective (able to provide advice and alternatives in financial & non-financial matters)
Strategic & critical thinking (instrument of change and challenge of conventional thinking)
Focus on customer service.
Open and trustful communication skills with all levels of the organization

Problem Solving:
The incumbent is expected to assume full responsibility for the development, review, analysis, and implementation of operating plans, manufacturing standard costs, and to provide the plant with the best and more efficient management information systems. In this regard, the incumbent should be able to determine data requirements, schedule data availability, and provide departmental personnel motivation to bring the project or plant to a successful and timely completion.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 25 % of the Time
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