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Financial Controller- Cost Accounting (Wayne, NJ)

Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Wayne, NJ, US

Company:  Getinge Group Logistics Americas, LLC
Remote Work: 
Salary Range:  89,000 - $122,000, + 10% annual bonus



At Getinge we have the passion to perform


Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.


Job Overview


The Financial Controller has a heavy focus on Cost Accounting and is responsible for securing accurate, compliant, and transparent accounting and reporting for the U.S. Acute Care Therapies (ACT) business. The position partners with Operational leaders, and will focus strongly on financial statement accuracy, which requires an in-depth knowledge in financial accounting. The position will partner closely on compliance, with internal controls procedures, documents, and team, in order to build quality into our everyday accounting processes.

Finally, the Financial Controller will work in select financial transactions, which contribute to overall financial statements and will review the consolidated results with management to secure transparency in our accounting and reporting. Additionally, the position contributes to key projects, maintains essential financial databases, and conducts detailed Ad Hoc analyses.


Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Responsible for Financial reporting for US Acute Care Therapies (ACT) Business.
  • Required to build close partnerships and support with the ACT Operational Leaders in the US.
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with internal control policies and suggest additional controls when needed
  • External and internal audit support – subject matter expert and point of contact between auditors and other department
  • Prepares journal entries and assists in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level.
  • Conduct detailed cost accounting transactions with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and integrity in all financial records.
  • Apply expertise in cost accounting principles within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ensure timely completion of month-end closing activities such as overhead, work in process, variance, and order settlement calculations.
  • Actively participates in monthly balance sheet reviews
  • Accrual and deferral calculation in collaboration with business control
  • Cash flow Analysis.
  • Partners with Getinge’s Shared Service Operations to provide business knowledge and solve accounting issues, acting as a subject matter expert.
  • Master data, cost center structure, Chart of accounts management, ERP Optimization.
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports by gathering information related to current performance (Net Sales, Order Intake, Open Orders, Cost accounts, Inventory accounting, production order variances, and Work in Progress (WIP) review.
  • Generate reports to support Monthly Financial Reviews including inventory schedules and support templates.
  • Manage all cost accounting functions including pricing updates, Bill of Materials (BOM) maintenance, and other related tasks.
  • Lead the annual setting and analysis of standard costs and variances/reserves, leveraging manufacturing insights to inform cost-related decisions.
  • Acts as Finance Project Manager and executes on improvement areas as designated by management



Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting and/or combination of education and related experience is required.
  • Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting is a plus.
  • A minimum 6 years of related work experience in Finance and Accounting, with proven knowledge and experience in Cost Accounting.
  • Proficiency in SAP, particularly in FI, Controlling, and Product Costing modules.
  • Knowledge of Power BI or similar Business Intelligence tools is advantageous.
  • Proven experience working with internal controls required.
  • IFRS Experience


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong background in accounting and accounting systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in a manufacturing environment, with a keen understanding of manufacturing processes and their financial implications.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and process improvement.
  • Proficiency in detailed account analysis and financial modeling.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with significant evidence of business partnering.
  • Exemplary communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with great attention to detail and ability to work in fast paced environment and flexibility to adapt to change.
  • Drive efficiency & demonstrate continuous improvement thinking.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft applications – particularly Excel and Power BI but also proficient in Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.


 Supervision/Management of Others:

  • The position does not supervise or manage other employees.


Internal and External Contacts/Relationships

  • Follow up with all levels of management to include executive leadership team.
  • Works with different internal and external departments.


Environmental/Safety/Physical Work Conditions

  • Ensures environmental consciousness and safe practices are exhibited in decisions
  • May work extended hours during peak business cycles
  • This is a remote position; travel to Wayne, NJ expected on a quarterly basis


The base salary for the position is a minimum of $89,000 and a maximum of $122,000, plus a 10% annual bonus



About us 

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart. 


If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted MedTec company.


Benefits at Getinge:


At Getinge, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness initiative & Health Assistance Resources
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Parental and Caregiver Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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