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Management Accountant

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Our Company is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees in 67 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

A career in our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation achievements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing lives of others.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Role

  • Responsible for cost accounting and profitability analysis for one or more entities assigned and for supporting local finance and controlling units in both areas.
  • Responsible for managing maintenance and posting processes in cost accounting to provide an accurate and timely picture of the overhead cost situation as basis for controlling analysis and business decisions.
  • Maintain cost accounting master data considering all relevant global guidelines and integrity constraints to establish a valid set of cost centers, internal orders and projects. 
  • Responsible for performing period end closing procedures (monthly, quarterly, yearly) and reports as specified in line with international standards and guidelines.
  • Leverage your expertise to constantly seek out better ways of performing processes, to contribute to process excellence initiatives  and to mentor more junior Management Accountants.


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree, Economics, Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Commerce or equivalent.
  • 3+ yrs. of experience in accounting/finance with direct related experience with full-cycle cost accounting and profitability analysis required
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP system required