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Associate Director, Supply Chain Accounting / Cost Accounting



Accounting & Finance, Operations
United States
Posted on Sunday, April 21, 2024
At Amyris, we value that everyone’s career journey is unique and authentic to who they are. If this role excites you, we encourage you to apply and grow alongside us! You may be just the right candidate for this or other open roles.

We are seeking to hire a Associate Director, Supply Chain Accounting, where you will be responsible for ensuring effective internal controls and US GAAP reporting compliance for supply chain related expenditures, inventory valuations, and fixed assets.

As the team leader, you will collaborate with partners in manufacturing, supply chain, process development, and other functions while contributing towards optimization of the Amyris supply chain network and manufacturing assets.


  • Lead supply chain, cost accounting, and plant controlling processes across scope of Amyris operations
  • Provide overall guidance and technical expertise related to accounting policies for inventory values, supply chain costs, fixed assets, and related topics, thereby ensuring compliance with US GAAP reporting
  • Ensure effective management of monthly close and account reconciliation processes, including review of purchase price variance, material use variance, and moving average product costs
  • Provide leadership for inventory reconciliation processes, including cycle counts and book to stock adjustments, as well as Lower of Cost or Market calculations and related entries
  • Partner with manufacturing, supply chain, and process development organizations to ensure Bill of Material and COGS accuracy while driving optimization of the supply chain network
  • Monitor intercompany goods movement, eliminations, and associated accounting practices
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting processes for manufacturing facility expenditures as well as freight and logistic expenses
  • Ensure sound maintenance of internal controls across scope of responsibilities
  • Operate with integrity and promote a collaborative, transparent, and inclusive work environment
  • Up to 10% travel overall, with higher proportion of travel likely during year end close and related activities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related program
  • Minimum six (6) years of related work experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience managing cost accounting and inventory valuation activities within SAP ERP system
  • Excellent Excel capabilities (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and related functionality)
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four (4) or more years relevant experience within a multiple legal entity manufacturing company, preferably within the specialty chemicals, personal care ingredients, food and beverage, or related process industries
  • Two (2) or more years of public accounting experience
  • Demonstrated experience driving quantified improvements in manufacturing and / or supply chain costs
  • MBA or similar post-graduate education
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CMA, CFM, or equivalent

Amyris is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The annual pay range for this role is $136,500 to $242,500. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis, and will vary based on the candidate’s skills, depth of experience and specific work location.

Amyris is committed to providing a diverse array of inclusive benefits and perks to support employees and their families’ wellbeing including access to robust healthcare, mental wellness benefits, family leave, discounted fitness memberships, flexible paid time off, 17 paid holidays, 10 paid sick days, and additional paid time off including 3 volunteer days, and bereavement.

We hold deep regard in the power of representation and cultivation of a diverse work environment. Join us at Amyris, where you can find a sense of belonging and know that your voice is centered.

At Amyris, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is essential to our core values. We embrace and encourage an equity-minded work culture, knowing that it is the driving force of innovation that positively impacts our employees, consumers, and communities. For Amyris, a sense of belonging is what drives our mission forward and is the foundation of everything we do, ensuring a healthier, more sustainable future for us all. Make Good, No Compromise .

Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) is a leading synthetic biotechnology company, transitioning the Clean Health & Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets to sustainable ingredients through fermentation and the company's proprietary Lab-to-Market™ technology platform. This Amyris platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence, enabling the company to rapidly bring new innovation to market at commercial scale. Amyris ingredients are included in over 20,000 products from the world's top brands, reaching more than 300 million consumers. For more information, please visit .

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