Sr. Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
Posted Date 3 months ago(7/9/2021 2:36 PM)
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Company (Portal Searching)
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific


FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.


We are hiring a Sr. Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis. The Sr. Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis manages, prepares, administers and directs the control of the budget. This role requires excellent communication skills - both verbally and in written form – to explain budget and forecast details to Senior Management. The Sr. Manager will effectively explain variances against budget, forecast or prior year. This person also manages the activities of the financial analyst staff, and reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to the executive management team. Additionally, the Sr. Manager is responsible for developing and managing internal financial audits of various business operations. This person will develop a formal reporting system to communicate results of audit activities to management and regulatory compliance agencies, and may be called upon to provide leadership and technical guidance for compliance with JSOX compliance. In addition, the Sr. Manager selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.



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  • Lead the preparation of the consolidated financial budgets, quarterly forecasts, and MRP functions with primary focus on providing financial analysis and insights
  • Track performance relative to budgets and forecasts, review actual results and concisely explain variances against budgets and forecasts based on commercial and operating drivers
  • Lead the preparation of timely and accurate monthly/quarterly consolidated financial results presentations that provide important insights and participate in executive review meetings
  • Supporting and analyzing the business plans or new product development plans (including payback period) with business unit team or R&D team.
  • Drive continual improvement in budget and forecasting, reviewing processes to expand data-driven decision-making
  • Develop, maintain and manage advanced reporting, analytics and dashboards that provide actionable insight into the levers of the business
  • Liaise with accounting team & group companies to improve availability and flow of information
  • Lead or directly support operating management with ad hoc financial, market and trend analyses to prioritize strategic initiatives or investment decisions
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with finance team leads to ensure their financial reporting support needs are met to allow for analysis and insights
  • Develop team members’ careers and professional development

Experience/ Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Accounting Degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of consecutive experience performing in FP&A in a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Accounting firm experience is preferred
  • ERP experience a must; SAP experience preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Expert Excel skills
  • History of building functional dashboards

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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