Share this Job
Apply now »

Title:  Finance controller

Requisition ID:  50142
Date:  Jun 11, 2022

Ra'anana, Central district, IL

Department:  Finance



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will be part of the finance team. You will prepare monthly financial statement and ensure accuracy and integrity of all financial reporting.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Ensure the integrity of all financial reporting and transactions within the legal entity
  2. Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  3. Prepare the month-end closing results, including all general entries
  4. Prepare financial quarterly packages
  5. Prepare annual tax report and tax quarterly package
  6. Prepare the monthly operation forecast
  7. Own the SOX framework of internal controls for the entity (especially Disclosures 302 and 404) Identify, communicate and repair internal control deficiencies
  8. Prepare the annual budget and analysis of the actual vs budget
  9. Prepare the product costs (actual and standard) in line with company policies and analyze variances between actual and standard product costs
  10. Prepare the annual capex plan and the capital expenditure request 
  11. Prepare the company’s working capital and cashflow to fund operational and investment activities
  12. Manage and monitor all balance sheet entries and valuations are calculated accurately, reconciled and documented periodically
  13. Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements
  14. Coordinating activities of external auditors
  15. Ensure compliance with Tax laws and other regulations affecting the business.
  16. Manage internal and external financial audit activities
  17. Analyze detailed accounts as required



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education: BA in Finance/Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • 1-2 years of relevant business experience in an international manufacturing company

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Good understanding of US GAAP, local GAAP and local Tax law
  2.  Knowledgeable on Internal Control frameworks
  3.  Keen understanding of financial planning and management reporting
  4.  Experience with Priority
  5. Good communicator with sound presentation skills
  6.  Strong analytical skills
  7.  Maintain a high level of integrity
  8. Advanced knowledge of Excel
  9.  Team player, building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues in Finance and other functions in various countries and on multiple hierarchical levels
  10.  Independent and persistent
  11.  Proactive, self-starter
  12.  Hands on
  13. Languages:









Very Good

Very Good

Very Good



Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to once a year





  1. Responsibility for all financial reporting
  2. Maintain product costs (actual and standard)


Delegation/s (Title): Finance Manger







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

Apply now »