Manager - Finance & Accounts

Req ID #:  213916

Bangalore, IN

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary


We are seeking a Finance Manager for our Microbial solutions division at Bangalore.


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Accounting operations - Heading an accounting team in the daily accounting activities, accounting verification process/ operating of accounting systems - recording and accounting for all revenues for invoicing, receipting, banking etc. And reporting on overdue amounts.
  • Coordinate and supervise all financial and accounting activities at HO and branch offices.
  • Independent handling of entire books of accounts and related management reporting, banking, statutory and audit activities.
  • Monitoring of All Branch office expenses.
  • To track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement.
  • To complete GST Tracking mechanism and TDS deductions process.
  • To prepare financial statements viz, P&L account, balance sheet and annual reports.
  • Cost controls taxations (filling returns and assessments), returns, and finalization of accounts.
  • To compute & arrange for timely deposit of taxes and filing of returns for timely completion of assessment and ensuring statutory compliance.
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company's actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Develop trends and projections for the company financials in order to assist with decision making.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports.
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and Indian GAAP.
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Processing overseas payments.
  • Arranging for advance income tax payment within due date.
  • Manage the preparation of the company's annual budget and monthly forecasts.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications


  • 5 to 10 years of experience required.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to liaison with various departments within the company.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.


About Microbial Solutions
Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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