Cost Accountant/Financial Analyst
Cincinnati, OH - USA
Posted March 08, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.

The Cost Accountant/Financial Analyst team member will be accountable for standard cost analysis and maintenance as well as month-end responsibilities related to inventory.  The individual will present and analyze cost data in the business unit to identify opportunities for improvement.

Key Requirements

 Key Requirements

·        Conduct standard cost analysis and maintenance.

·        Assist Finance with month-end close of General Ledger.

·        Analyze costs, production variances, bills of materials and other cost accounting functions.

·        Evaluate and analyze profitability.

·        Create and manage standard reporting for costing at the site consistent with the business unit.

·        Interact with the supply chain management team to ensure accurate cost data.

·        Serve as the subject matter expert on cost accounting for the Drug Products and Pharmaceutical Development business units.

·        Assist in preparing/analyzing monthly financial reports, including balance sheets and income statements.

·        Sox implementation and on-going support.

·        Assume other Finance, Accounting and Business Analysis responsibilities as determined.

·        Support external audit process by preparation of schedules and interaction with audit team.

·        Other duties as assigned.



·        Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.

·        CPA is a plus

·        Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Cost Accounting.

·        Relevant experience in manufacturing is required.

·        Strong knowledge of accounting regulations and company accounting policies and practices, and unquestioned integrity in the application of such standards.

·        SAP experience is preferred.

·        Hyperion experience is preferred.

·        Advanced desktop application experience Microsoft Power point, Excel, Word, and Access.

·        Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley is a plus.





·        Driven self-starter with ability to understand and manage detailed data and summarize and articulate into meaningful, actionable output.

·        Able to act autonomously.

·        Strong attention to detail.

·        Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload.

·        Financial Analysis experience.

·        Ability to develop and manage processes that are effective and efficient.

·        Timely and accurate completion of tasks.

·        Proven ability to work with professional discretion and confidential information.


·        Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment.

·        Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously.

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Patheon provides development and manufacturing services for more than 800 pharmaceuticals, including nearly a fifth of the world’s top selling drugs. We’ve helped our clients earn more than twice as many U.S. FDA approvals than any other CDMO. Are you as committed as we are to exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions to complex problems? If so, we want to talk to you about making a healthier world... together. Join us at

Patheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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