• Corporate Controller

    Job Locations US-CA-Any City
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/13/2018 5:13 PM)
    Requisition ID
    General Administrative/Clerical
    Company (Portal Searching)
    FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation
  • Overview



    Irvine Scientific is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivalled service and quality to scientists working in cell therapy and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. 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 40 years Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.


    We are hiring for a Controller for our Santa Ana, CA location.  As the Controller you will have ownership for the integrity, accuracy, and informational quality of overall FISI (including subsidiary organization FISJ, FBCE, and FISC) controllership functions and compliance with Financial Planning, Analysis and reporting. Areas of responsibility include P&L including business profitability trending, Balance Sheet (A/R, A/P,  nventory, and Fixed Assets), Cash Flows and all other regulatory and compliance requirements of the Company. Position will also oversee activities budgeting/forecasting, reviewing and variance analyses. Forecast management, reviewing and reporting require weekly and monthly review such as financial statements and KPIs. Expected to manage the accounting department towards efficient and value-added processes, and interact effectively with all levels of the organization within FISI as well as the broader company (FTYO, HLUS, FEG). Reviewing and supporting the Fujifilm design, development, establishment and implementation of FISI budgeting, cash flow, accounting, tax, audit, control and financial reporting policies, procedures and administrative practices.

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    • Responsibilities include all fiscal period close processes, financial reporting, financial systems maintenance, internal controls and regulatory compliance procedures, tax reporting, and integration of all corporate controllership initiatives. Recruiting, training, motivating and leading staff in the execution of assigned duties.
    • Month/Quarter/Year End Close & Financial Reporting
    • General controllership responsibilities for producing timely, accurate, and GAAP compliant financial results for all fiscal periods.
    • Ensure completion of all required reports/schedules, both internal (DIVA) and regulatory.
    • Oversee all reconciliations and audit support.
    • Budgeting/Forecast and Variance Analyses Support
    • Assist with various areas of budget and forecast development, including balance sheet, cash flows, and other areas.
    • Support variance analyses of actual versus budget/forecast/prior year.
    • Internal Controls/Policies & Procedures
    • Provide leadership to organization on all areas of accounting policy, maintain internal controls, and manage fiduciary processes and procedures. Analyze whether manufacturing costs consisting of a large number of raw materials, fixed costs and overhead are correctly allocated to individual products.
    • Management/Staff Development
    • Supervise and develop staff.
    • Establish priorities.
    • Ensure staff is completing required functions and developing their technical and professional skills.
    • Liaise with key stakeholders.
    • Be recognized and established functional expert on all controllership activities and GAAP accounting requirements.
    • Other (Systems support, special projects, issues resolution)
    • Provide leadership/management for a variety of ad hoc initiatives, including but not limited to financial systems improvements, process enhancements, accounting structures for new business models and relationships, reconciliation diagnostics, and the like.


    • B.A. in Finance or Accounting or equivalent and Certified Public Accountant.
    • Business degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
    • 7+ years experience in Accounting
    • Experience in complex, multi-variable and multi-national business
    • Experience managing all areas of P&L and Balance Sheet accounting
    • Experience in budgeting/forecasting/variance analysis
    • Experience in cost system in custom made manufacturing which is manufactured by cost consisting of a large number of raw materials, fixed costs and overhead.
    • Supervisory Experience.
    • A capacity for rendering mature business decisions and judgments.
    • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
    • Strong analytical abilities and results orientation.
    • Proficiency in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), with demonstrated expertise in complex Excel-based financial modeling.
    • SAP or strong systems experience
    • Proficient in active communication and solid interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organizational
    • Ability to speak and read English. Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Refer to Quality Systems Manual, QSM-001.

    FUJIFILM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, 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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