Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: US-NJ-Bridgewater, New Jersey, US

Company: Bausch & Lomb

Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world—from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better. 

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing and commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees  and a presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, the Senior Financial Analyst will be a critical member of the Global Manufacturing & Supply FP&A group and is responsible for month end close transactions, preparation of account reconciliations and analysis and review of financial information.  This position also provides financial and accounting support to the Engineering, Procurement and Global Quality teams.


major areas of responsibility

  • Analyze COGS, margins, purchase price and production variances
  • Responsible for planning and forecasting for various business partners
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly account reconciliations
  • Record monthly adjusting entries and accruals
  • Analyze inventory reserves and calculate projected obsolescence
  • Prepare and analyze standard monthly management reports
  • Assist with compiling annual standard costs
  • Ensure intercompany transactions are reconciled monthly
  • Provide analytical, accounting and reporting support to the US Engineering, Procurement and Global QA organization, including monthly fluctuation explanations of actuals vs. plan/forecast
  • Capital expenditure financial and narrative development and tracking
  • Monthly review of global obsolescence and variance analysis
  • Monthly review of global months on hand and variance analysis and generate reports
  • Monthly capital & expense project variance analysis


Other duties

  • Responsible for all SOX compliance related to the above duties
  • Assist in month end reporting including account reconciliations, JE organization, and compilation and analysis of reporting package
  • Assist in quarterly and annual financial and SOX audits
  • Assist the Consolidation group during quarter end close



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance is required
  • 4+ years of Accounting/Finance experience required, Public Accounting experience a plus
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with strong technical and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills with an ability to use advanced Excel spreadsheet functions and formulas to build and maintain reports used for budgeting and forecasting. Hyperion experience a plus
  • Prior inventory, manufacturing, or pharmaceutical industry experience a plus




This position may be available in the following location(s): [[Bridgewater, NJ (hybrid)]]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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