Senior Financial Analyst GMS Finance U.S Center of Excellence-2 Job at Zoetis – 3.7 in Kalamazoo, MI

Role Description

An exciting opportunity exists within the Zoetis Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) organization for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individual to serve in a key role as a Senior Financial Analyst on the Zoetis GMS Finance Center of Excellence (CoE) team located in Kalamazoo, MI. The successful candidate will report directly to one of the Senior Managers GMS Finance Center of Excellence and be a member of a team responsible for providing manufacturing finance support for all Zoetis U.S manufacturing sites/entities.


Is a member of the GMS Finance CoE team that will serve as an extension of the site finance teams for U.S. Manufacturing sites in all aspects of site manufacturing finance support.

Perform the month end closing process for U.S. manufacturing sites, including manufacturing variance analysis (MUV, PPV, Volume, and Spending), creating journal entries, calculating accruals, generating month end management reporting, performing account reconciliations and interfacing with site operations and finance teams to resolve financial issues.

Contribute to the completion of the Monthly Operations Summary report for each site with commentary for all variances for submission to GMS Finance including executing the collection of variance explanations from plant-level resources for inclusion in variance analysis.

Liaise with Site Finance Teams to resolve issues and ensure timely and accurate reporting of results and work directly with the site finance teams, ZFS and other groups outside the CoE to resolve and correct issues discovered during the closing process.

Perform inputs of all costing data in the ERP system for the annual budget cycle to generate product costs.

Provide site finance leaders with SAP reports during the budget process to determine hours and material requirements.

Assist site finance leaders in product cost variance analysis during the budget process to identify key cost change drivers.

Support internal and external SOX audits and ensure SOX compliance within the CoE and at the manufacturing sites.

Calculate costs of new SAP purchased and manufactured items.

After site finance approval release all cost estimates in SAP and submit SharePoint request to Central Pricing Team in Belgium for shippable items.

Support Capital finance items and capital SOX controls not performed by ZFS Fixed Asset Team for the U.S. Manufacturing site(s) supported.

Perform adhoc analysis and reporting as needed.

Willing to work in a fast pace environment and be open to change.

Support Sr. Manager CoE to ensure completion of CoE team objectives.

Work closely with the Manager Finance CoE to ensure personal career development.

5% to 10% Travel Required.



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related Business degree

MBA or Master’s Degree in business-related field a plus

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) a plus


A minimum of five years of in a manufacturing finance/cost accounting environment with product costing experience required


Strong technical accounting / finance skills, especially plant cost accounting

Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills

Ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals

Demonstrated skills in planning, developing and performing successful business processes

Ability to work independently with limited instruction and exercise mature judgment

Strong customer service focus

High level of professional integrity

High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

SAP experience preferred

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [email protected] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

About the Company

Company: Zoetis – 3.7

Company Location:  Kalamazoo, MI

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