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Finance Manager - Lincoln Operations

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Role DescriptionAn exciting opportunity exists within the Zoetis Global Manufacturing & Supply Finance organization for a motivated and enthusiastic finance professional to be a business partner with the Lincoln Operations team based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a manufacturing environment, continuous improvement, and cost accounting.This position will report into the Plant Controller for Lincoln Operations and support them in providing a full range of financial responsibilities including budgeting, forecasting, product cost analysis, and monthly close activities.Responsibilities:Key Responsibilities

  • Establish effective working relationships with finance and operations colleagues at the site, and other key stakeholders. Maintain close working relationship with Finance Site Lead, Materials Management and Site Leadership Team
  • Establish a strong understanding of the operations and financials and drive continuous improvement in finance processes
  • Assist in preparation and analysis of monthly operations summary, latest estimate (LE) summary, and budget package submissions
  • Support Plant Controller with annual budget setting process within site, including understanding volume, yield and price changes; assist with preparation of site operating expense budgets
  • Collaborates with US GMS Finance Center of Excellence and Zoetis Financial Services to ensure successful completion of month end close, latest estimate and budget activities
  • Oversees monthly, quarterly, and yearly Distressed Inventory reporting and analysis
  • Maintain compliance with US GAAP and Zoetis accounting policies and procedures, including authorized signature limits (ASL). Co-ordinate internal and external audit activity
  • Promote a strong financial controls environment including compliance with Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Other duties as assignedQualificationsEducation:
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance or AccountingExperience:
      • Minimum 5 years of finance/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
        • Minimum 3 years of cost accounting experience
        • Process Improvement knowledge and background
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of an organization
        • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple and diverse projects
        • Ability to provide direction to achieve a high level of financial performance and compliance
        • High level of proficiency in spreadsheet-based software applications
        • Previous experience with SAP desiredFull timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Lincoln , Finance Manager - Lincoln Operations, Accounting, Auditing , Lincoln, Nebraska

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