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Date: Oct 25, 2017

Location: Haarlem, NH, NL

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: COS000211

The department
This position is part of the new COSI (Cost of Sales and Inventory) matrix organization, which will perform end to end activities from actual occurrence of a financial result till consolidation level in HQ.

The position

Your main tasks will be:

  • Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules;

  • Control, analyze and report production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners by providing high level commentary and provided estimates for recurring events to stakeholders;

  • Responsible for reporting accurate data to Global Repository database in line with MSD’s due date;

  • Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close;

  • Analyze and resolve intransit inventory in a timely manner following up to determine driver of inventory remaining intransit and partnering with parties to resolve;

  • Analyze consoldiated costs and intercompany profit differences;

  • Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency;

  • Continue to meet the S404 requirements, updating documentation and performing/enhancing existing controls. Provide monthly reporting to customers;

  • Analyze of standard revision on global level by branch and ensure appropriate accounting is performed on a local and global branch perspective;

  • Addresses entity/divisional customer questions and requests on a variety of data and system issues;

  • Provide accurate and timely financial cost, sales and inventory data to customers as requested;

  • Participate in special and ad hoc projects to support mangement analysis and provide ad-hoc quality support to business partners;

  • Ensuring actual financial data is correctly reported per P&L and Balance;

  • Analyzing sales data in above market and ensure data is accurate reported according to guidelines;

  • Participate in objective setting, mid-year review, end-year review and feedback discussions with manager to foster open honest communication;

  • Back-up of senior specialists or specialists as needed.

Desired skills & experience
For this challenging we require the following from you:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance combined with 1-3 years of experience in an analytical role;

  • Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other;

  • Previous practical experience of preparing accounts in accordance with US GAAP;

  • Knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma;

  • Willingness to take on responsibility;

  • Goal-orientated; capable of making decisions; show initiative and be adaptive; be open to change;

  • The ability to work under pressure and meets deadlines;

  • Customer-orientated; able to mentor effectively; organised with good analytical skills; flexible in work hours;

  • Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally;

  • LR/GR knowledge preferred;

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

About MSD
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

A good place to work
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Neil Brass, (Associate Director Cost Accounting), phone +31 611368916.

If you are interested in this challenging role, you are requested to apply online by uploading your resume and application letter in English.



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