Site Finance Analyst

Switzerland, Visp

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.

The Site Finance Analyst is a key Business Partner to the Visp Site Controller, to the Business Controllers and to the wider site management team. The role provides support for forecasting, performance monitoring, risk provisioning, reporting, analysis and cost accounting as well as financial compliance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Site Finance team in the delivery of key financial metrics (Revenue to EBITDA, Standard Costing, CapEx, Headcount, Utilization, Inventory and Free Cash Flow).

  • Work in close collaboration with BU controllers and Ops heads.

  • Support for Finance teams on-site: coordinating accounting issues and working with corporate accounting to clarify Management Accounting Manual guidance

  • Ensure financial compliance and support compliance activities across the BU and site.

Key requirements:

  • Good knowledge / Expertise of SAP financial modules

  • Experience of working with notions such as Standards/Variances, Absorption and Material Ledger in an industrial context

  • Can extract, manipulate large sets of data in Excel Pivot Tables, and translate into powerful, relevant and straight to the point graphs and presentations using Powerpoint / Thinkcell

  • Highly analytical, highly organized, good communication skills, team-oriented and at ease with ambiguity, cross-functional agility, proactively in search for best practice, ability to prioritize and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines

  • Gravitas of a current and future leader, bias towards action and results delivery which are critical in a highly performance oriented environment , hard worker

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

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: R30265