Associate Director, Bend Site Controller

United States, Bend (Oregon)

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.

Lonza Pharma and Biotech is looking to add an Associate Director, Site Controller to their growing team in Bend, OR. The Site Controller is a key Business Partner to the Bend Site Leadership Team and the Small Molecules Operation Finance team.

​Key Responsibilities:

  • Enable site leadership team to reach short-and long-term targets

  • Provide insightful analysis and recommendations in all financials aspects of the plant such as (but not limited to) cost transparency, product profitability, key performance indicators in production, innovation, cost savings, planning cycles and net working capital.

  • Manage monthly financial closing, forecast and risks and opportunity process together with Division Controlling and Corporate FP&A (revenue to EBITDA and free cash flow, balance sheet and NWC)

  • Co-lead 5 year strategic planning process for both sites with focus on sales, cost savings/innovation and investment planning process

  • Lead annual budgeting process with plant leadership with the objective of meeting corporate targets and deadlines

  • Return-on-Investment analysis for various CAPEX projects

  • Lead process and systems improvement projects (SAP enhancements, new process and tools introductions etc.) together with local and global supply chain group, corporate accounting and global operations

  • Act as single-point-of contact for Shared Service Center and external auditors in accounting, internal controls and audit questions for the area of responsibility

Key Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. Required

  • Master's Degree a plus

  • SAP experience a plus

  • Previous Experience as a Site Controller

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously

Reference: R45577