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SAP Sr Finance Manager

Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience

Accounting & Finance
Portland, OR, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

(Hybrid Position: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Onsite in Wilsonville)

At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We are building a culture of success and are looking for motivated professionals to join us! To add to our growth, we are seeking a Senior Manager – SAP Finance Team Lead to contribute their expertise to our finance team. This position will be based in Wilsonville, Oregon, reporting to the Assistant Controller. This is a hands-on position that will be responsible for maintaining the company’s internal financial reporting infrastructure. In addition, this position is responsible for the accounting and consolidation of multiple legal entities. Our ideal candidate will collaborate with the Company’s subsidiaries to ensure proper consolidation and will partner internally to ensure our systems are designed and operating effectively. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record in financial accounting, has worked in fast-paced environment, is adaptable to change, highly collaborative, and capable of creating and operate controlled scalable processes.

What You Will Be Doing
• Leading financial systems process improvements, including refinement and automation of close processes and reporting, implementation of robust accounting system procedures and related integrations.
• Leading the global monthly consolidation process for six subsidiaries including managing the global intercompany matching process and reports, working with intercompany owners to resolve out of balance accounts, and overseeing the global close calendar.
• Ownership of the global chart of accounts, including understanding how account mappings impact other teams such as FP&A and External Reporting. Responsibility for governance of the Chart of Accounts, Profit Centers, and Cost Centers.
• Reviewing subsidiary financial statement fluctuations and management reports and analyses provided as part of the consolidation package to ensure alignment between US GAAP and local statutory accounting in order to minimize differences where possible.
• Preparing and recording elimination entries and reconciliations of all intercompany balances to ensure proper consolidation of US GAAP financials, including ensuring that intercompany relationships and transactions are correctly identified and set up in SAP.
• Assisting subsidiary accounting teams as needed with details of transactions and balances and providing guidance on a variety of topics including the design and implementation of standardized processes, internal controls, and ongoing monitoring activities.
•Coaching and motivating other users on best practices and efficient use of the ERP system (SAP) and other finance related data sources.
• Understanding foreign currency matters, including foreign currency re-measurement and translation; analyzing foreign currency exposure reports.
• Maintaining and providing audit support as requested by internal and external auditors.
• Special projects and other duties as assigned.

What You Will Bring to the Team
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple competing objectives, take ownership, deliver on commitments
• Extensive with financial accounting systems (SAP, required) with knowledge of data structure and reporting requirements
• Detailed oriented, meticulous with high degree of accuracy
• Interpersonal skills as this position will interact with employees from staff to executives in other departments within the business
• Must be team player as teamwork and collaboration are one our core values

Education/Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business preferred, CPA Preferred
• 10+ years of experience in an accounting role, including a mix of public accounting and / or industry backgrounds
• Industry experience preferred: Bioscience, pharmaceutical, technology, or laboratory services
• SAP experience and super user level preferred
• Public company experience
• International and multi-site experience
• Experience working in rapid, start-up-like environment

About Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience synthesizes genes from scratch, known as “writing” DNA. Just as children learn to both read and write, the next phase of development for the genomics revolution is the ability to write DNA.
At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as health care, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.

Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.