Bayer Crop Science Financial Specialist:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Kansas City Missouri
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Bayer Crop Science Financial Specialist 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Bayer Crop Science Financial Specialist, are to: 


Assist in the development of annual operating budget for the Kansas City site and Manufacturing:

  • Develop annual product cost rollups for  product cost standards, accountable for accuracy, timeliness, and error resolution;
  • Analyze cost center spending and value flow (assessments) for consistency with the operational plan;
  • Conduct analysis and explain changes in individual product standards
  • Develop periodic cost estimates;
  • Accountable for developing product cost standards in accordance with Bayer Group Directive for Product Costing and Inventory Valuation;

Develop monthly and quarterly forecasts for Kansas City site and Toll Manufacturing:

  • Work with Functional Leaders to develop timely monthly and quarterly forecasts;
  • Identify and communicate unplanned events that impact forecasted results;
  • Accountable for timeliness of forecast development;
  • Accountable for accuracy of the forecast against actual results;

Analyze and communicate actual performance against budget and forecast:

  • Analyze and settle production process orders;
  • Develop spending & variance analysis and provide feedback to functional leaders for month end actual results;
  • Develop analysis and provide written feedback to site controller for variation against budget and against forecast;

Make certain written controls have been developed and approved ensuring compliance with Bayer Crop Science and Product Supply/Cost Accounting/Product Costing controlling standards for manufacturing operations.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration;
  • Minimum of 6  years of related Financial experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Accuracy, initiative, reliability, and ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Interpersonal, analytical, communication, and problem resolution skills are vital.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s Degree and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Management Accountant;
  • Product Cost and Profitability Analysis experience;
  • SAP experience / SAP FI CO.



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : Missouri : Kansas City    
Division:Crop Science   
Reference Code:15404   
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