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Accounting Manager

FUJIFILM Manufacturing USA, Inc.

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Santa Ana, CA
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Job Overview:

Overview

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

 

We are hiring an Account Manager. The Account Manager will be responsible for general ledger accounting and financial reporting to Fujifilm headquarters monthly and quarterly. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements while compliant with U.S. GAAP. This position maintains tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation (internal and external) and other related activities.

 

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Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting (DIVA/UNITE) and general ledger structure in SAP
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information (DIVA/UNITE)
  • Ensure the monthly all bank activities are recorded in a timely and accurate manner
  • Collaborate with outstanding communication skills with other accounting department managers to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Fulfill business partner responsibilities with all other department managers
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Responds to inquiries from the Chief Administration Officer (CAO) and Controller, regarding financial matters, special reporting requests and the like
  • Work with the Controller to deliver a clean and timely year-end audit (internal and external)
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
  • Handle personnel issues relating to performance issues
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Ensuring sales tax and VAT/TVA returns are timely filed and the records backing up those returns are accurate to support the returns in the event of an audit by government agencies
  • Managing audits by governmental bodies for sales tax and TVA/VAT 

Experience/ Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or higher
  • Equivalent of 7 years of experience in a similar setting
  • Supervisory experience
  • SAP experience preferred or other large ERP system experience
  • An in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practices and a capacity for independent thought and judgment
  • Must have computer skills, including the use of Excel spreadsheets and MSWord and Outlook
  • Must be able to maintain a general ledger within a large ERP system
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills 

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.