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Cost Accountant II

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Finance

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary

Be the Finance business partner supporting the commercial operations of one or several entities



Works closely with the site controller on the following:

  • Drive the forecast and budget processes of the legal entities within the framework of the Group budget process and guarantee the respect of deadlines, procedures, and deliverables.
  • Actively contribute to the closing activities in collaboration with the financial accountants to ensure accurate information and provide decision & ad hoc reporting to all business partners.
  • Build the monthly reportings and perform the required reconciliations
  • Perform the performance analysis with the objective to identify profit improvement opportunities & challenge accordingly the business actors, Alert the operational management and propose the necessary corrective actions
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis to the management team to best take necessary decisions in the course of the daily business as well as regarding strategic topics to ensure sustainable profitability of the business, Actively contribute in the projects by producing or by validating the economic/ad’hoc studies.
  • Approve and challenge the investments/purchases requests and ensure compliance of the purchase process with Group requirements
  • Implement internal controls within his/her area of responsibility... Be an active actor of the Internal Control System by performing specific regular controls
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement in all areas of controlling & contribute to the evolution of the controlling tools
  • Perform his/her tasks in full transparency with other Finance departments and with a collaborative spirit.


Studies and Experience

  • Graduate from Business School (option Finance/Controlling/Audit) or if relevant Graduate in Engineering School with significant Finance exposure and experience
  • Experience in audit, internal audit, operational management control (2-5 years of experience minimum)


Skills and Qualifications

  • Skills in controlling & accounting, finance, management, office automation and database
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership, rigor, courage
  • Analytical and synthesizing capabilities
  • Ability to prepare & present data removing ambiguity or complexity


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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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