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Director of Finance

at EAG Laboratories

Posted: 11/1/2019
Job Reference #: 18324
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Eurofins DiscoverX Corporation is searching for a Director of Finance in San Diego California or St Charles, MO.

Eurofins Discovery is searching for a Director of Finance in St. Charles, MO or San Diego, CA. This position is responsible for financial analysis, controlling, reporting, scheduling, and managing of operational projects as well as supporting the Sr. VP of the global division in routine and special projects with some chief of staff responsibilities. The successful candidate will be ready for the next step in their career with experience in budget management, financial analysis and reporting, forecasting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and with prior managerial experience of finance and accounting teams. 

Director of Finance responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Overall management of the financial operations of the organization, including planning, organizing, and controlling the financial resources

  • Manage the financial resources of the company and conduct resource planning for future needs

  • Lead the Annual Business Planning Process and develop the annual and long term plan and implement

  • In collaboration with Operations, develop tools for project based costing and provide analysis

  • Ensure key financial metrics (i.e. working capital, DSO, etc.) are met by each of the entities and the business overall; provide corrective actions as needed

  • Oversee, compile, and analyze financial reporting packages for special projects and monthly business reviews

  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

  • Preparation of the financial budget and interaction with corporate finance and boards relative to process and approval

  • Oversee business performance and implementation of plans to improve the performance of the overall business and individual entities

  • Coordinate with the management of other departments and in the organization that are directly or indirectly associated with the finance department

  • Ensure adherence to Eurofins financial policies, rules, and regulations

  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions

  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, and general & entity accounting

  • Demonstrate and promote the company vision

  • Regular attendance and punctuality

  • Apply GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

  • Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Own the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness

  • Provide cross-functional support to other departments as required

  • Adjust work hours as needed to meet client deadlines

  • Adhere to site environmental health and safety (EHS) requirements

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Preferred CPA and/or CMA Certification

  • MBA with focus in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline

  • Managing Processes, Financial Software, Developing Standards, Audit, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Tracking Budget Expenses, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Developing Budgets, Performance Management

  • Strong scheduling and project oversight experience

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent computer, scientific, and organizational skills

  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel skills

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail, specifically as it relates to monthly reporting on financial results as they relate to business performance and KPIs

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

  • Ability to learn and understand detailed processes- standard group requirements

  • Process improvement and process documentation experience

  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline

  • 7 years of experience in Accounting / Finance role

  • 2 years’ direct finance and financial planning experience

  • Prior managerial experience of a finance and/or accounting team required

  • Hands on experience with ERP systems

  • Bachelor's degree in business or finance, or other related degree concentration, MBA preferred

  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance or willing to relocate to San Diego California or St. Charles, MO are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.