Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Finance Manager in Los Angeles, California

Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.

We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.

Position Title

Finance Manager


Grifols, a global multi-billion dollar healthcare company, is seeking to hire a Finance Manager within its Plasma Operations Controlling team based in Los Angeles, California. The Finance Manager, reporting to the Director of Finance Controlling, is largely responsible for providing strategic support and analysis as the Finance Business Partner to cross-functional teams within the Company. These include, but are not limited to, the CapEx and Facilities departments, Corporate Controlling, Accounting & Reporting, Procurement, FP&A, and the Finance Shared Services Center. His/Her team will also be responsible for assisting with the preparation and consolidation of various management reporting requirements, as well as providing support for various corporate growth initiatives.

Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Manages the Finance support function to the Real Estate and Facilities teams (CapEx), providing financial analysis and systems/process expertise to help ensure the business partners and their teams understand financial implications to decisions/actions;

  • Ensures his/her team provides assistance with CIP tracking, RCE status review and closures, reviews/reclassifications of repair & maintenance expenses, open CapEx Purchase Order analysis, etc.

  • Gathers, prepares, consolidates and analyzes data for monthly financial management reporting (actuals vs budget/forecast, expense analysis, cost trending review, etc.), including that for the North America management committee, corporate KPI scorecards, and various other reporting;

  • Supports internal expansion and/or acquisitions by assisting with the integration of Finance/Accounting processes and systems, and provides support with the onboarding activities of other functions (e.g. Operations, Accounts Payable, Vendor Master);

  • Manages the financial control of contracts, drafting/reviewing financial executive summaries and ensuring compliance with commitments, obligations, & rebates;

  • Seeks out and prioritizes business process improvement opportunities that eliminate non-value added work and redundant efforts;

  • Partners with the management team in the formulation of business and financial plans, providing expertise for understanding key business and cost drivers, including headcount, capital expenditures, process inefficiencies, etc.;

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Corporate Finance policies and procedures to ensure proper and consistent application within Grifols Plasma Operations;

  • Performs financial analysis of BS and P&L activity to identify potential cost savings. Follows through on drafting and implementing initiatives;

  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring, hiring and firing of staff. Perform annual and mid-year reviews of all staff.

  • Assists with ad-hoc requests received from executive management and other departments (e.g. Operations, Corporate Accounting, IT, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS/US GAAP standards, Finance function issues, and end-to-end business processes.

  • Excellent software skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Highly self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multi-task activities in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Previous experience with SAP a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical and planning skills are required to effectively work with different functions and upper management.


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required. CPA or MBA preferred.

  • 8 years or more of well-rounded financial experience required. 2-3 years of management experience. Pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience preferred.

  • Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Occupational Demands Form # 9:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 30lbs. Occasional travel within the United States. Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Location: North America: USA

2410 Lillyvale Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90032 USA

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