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Cost Accountant, Virginia Site CHC

  • USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Cost Accountant, Virginia Site- CHC

Location:  Virginia, Brisbane

Onsite with Flexibility

Permanent, Full-time

About Us:

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come. In order to do so, we strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

As one of Australia’s largest vitamin makers and distributors, we are proud that our team is at the forefront of high quality in-house manufacturing and innovative new product development.

Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu and with a large portfolio of vitamin, mineral, supplement, over the counter and personal care brands including Telfast, Mersynofen, Betadine, Bisolvon, Dulcolax, Nature’s Own, Cenovis, Ostelin and many more.

We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.

The Position:

The Cost Accountant will be based out of our Manufacturing site at Virginia, Brisbane and will be the go-to person for support across this area of the business.

The Cost Accountant provides an accurate picture of his/her perimeter ‘s financial situation for the current and future periods and advises operational management on relevant remediation actions and ways for improvement.

Role Responsibilities:

Utilising your Finance knowledge in the Manufacturing industry to:

Hold accountability for the performance action plan valorisation and site reporting

 Prepare accurate periodic reporting

Analyse and explain Production and Manufacturing variances

Make proactive recommendations on areas of business improvement

Ensure appropriate follow up of activity-specific areas

Standard cost calculation and new COGS simulations

Capex controlling and purchase order validation

Management of local assets, fixed assets inventory and reconciliation

Ensures effective cooperation with internal counterparts in other departments of the Entity and within other Finance functions, thanks to an appropriate understanding of the business Job Family Group: Finance - Business Partner

Constantly learn and keep up to date with latest standards and Sanofi's goals to understand where we can develop and innovate

Step up and take the lead on new exciting projects both locally and some global (Vietnam, China, Japan, France etc).

About you:


Minimum Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting.

Required skills or experience:

Minimum of 3-5 years of combined Professional experience within Finance, and ideally Manufacturing Accounting is required

Industrial controlling and curiosity in this space would be preferred

High level of analytical capabilities and problem solving

Proven experience of working collaboratively across multiple stakeholders in large business where you have partnered/ advised/ consulted

Technical skills and knowledge in SAP, Applicable statue Financial Analysis, Accountancy & Costing methods

Fluent in English is a must with high level communication skills- both verbal and written

Work rights: Please note to apply for this role you must already have the right to lawfully work and live in Australia.

Interested? Apply today!

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Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

We live our commitment through our Reconciliation Action Plan, team member and leadership driven LGBTIQ+ program and a team dedicated to Inclusion and Diversity.

If you need assistance or any accommodation during the application or recruitment process, reach out to our Talent Acquisition team who would be more than happy to help.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Being vaccinated against COVID-19 is not a mandatory requirement at Sanofi. We do however, strongly recommend all employees to be up to date with COVID Vaccination. If you are in a role that requires you to attend high-risk community sites such as hospitals, aged care facilities or other sites that require vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of entry, then Sanofi requires you to be fully vaccinated in accordance with those requirements, in order to undertake the duties of your role.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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