Costing Manager

China, Guangzhou

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. 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.

Lonza is establishing a strategic bio manufacturing base in China using GE Healthcare Solutions. With the new facility, Lonza is responding to growing demand for a high-quality CDMO in the Chinese market. You will be supporting the LPB Segment investment controlling, site costing & controlling and other ad-hoc activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for standard cost maintenance, review monthly, yearly cost rollout for manufacturing etc.
  • To provide analysis and reports on standard costs and production variances
  • Business partnering with the operation managers  and key stakeholders in site to drive and achieve the planned operational and financial outcome
  • In charge of outlook & target preparation
  • To lead annual year-end inventory count and inventory analyzes and monitors
  • To coordinate with local BSO team to ensure accurate and timely closing process
  • To liaise with both internal and external auditors on costing related matters.
  • To perform other duties as assigned

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or above, with major of Accounting or Finance Management.
  • Proficiency in costing experience in manufacturing operation or project management
  • Good understanding of finance areas (Costing, controlling, planning etc.)
  • Understanding of China tax practice like VAT, City construction fee, levy etc.
  • Proficient use of SAP as ERP system and familiar with BW , HFM
  • Analytical skills, Familiar with Microsoft office software
  • Commercial and business acumen
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to be able to present business cases to management and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Good communication skill

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.

Reference: R23082