Finance Specialist Jobs in Manchester, Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.
The Senior Cost Controller will a key role and act as a business partner to several functions within the Lonza organization. You will support and advise these functions on all financial matters such as budgeting, workforce planning, reporting, etc, therefore excellent stakeholder management skills are essential. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely and gain valuable exposure to a large multi-national organization that continues to grow and enhance its reputation as a leading Biotechnology business.
Understanding the cost drivers of Cost Centers / Department and providing insight to the non-finance members
Work closely with key functional leads/stakeholders to provide a ‘best in class service that will enable them to effectively plan and budget for their divisions
Analyze and present concise reports and information to support key decision-making processes
Manage month-end close activities for functions
Assist with year-end and internal audits
Support M&A divestment projects as required
Support projects by setting and controlling budgets, tracking spending, and ensuring compliance
A pro-active and dynamic approach, able to adapt well to changing requirements and demands
Previous experience supporting multiple functions across several regions would be highly desirable
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Confident and comfortable in presenting information
A Finance background in a complex organizational structure, including shared service would be hugely advantageous
Well-versed in the use of SAP and Excel
Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.
People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.