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Cantel Medical Cost Controller in Plymouth, Minnesota

At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that help our customers improve patient care. Choosing a career with Cantel means joining a company that’s driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to shape the future of infection prevention. If you want to be inspired by your work and have a hand in shaping the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Come and see why people love working here.

Cantel is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives. Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products. Cantel medical is a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, specializing in the following operating units:


Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.

Life Sciences

Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc. and MEDIVATORS.


Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.

Manages and directs the cost accounting functions for the site. Areas of operations reporting responsibility include: manufacturing, materials managements, purchasing, quality, service depots, field service, engineering, facilities and distribution. This position is also responsible for plant business analyses, preparation of budgets and forecasts while playing a key role in providing business analysis support and performing due diligence on potential acquisitions.

Manages and directs Cost Accounting function

  • Provide supervision and guidance to the Cost Accountant function. Supervise preparation of monthly corporate financial information required to prepare financial statements.

  • Preparation of Minnesota monthly cost review report. Provide support to Sr Mgr Finance Operations with appropriate financial support and explanations when preparing Cantel Financial statements.

  • Work closely with other departmental groups on solving problems and making recommendations involving accounting systems and financial planning.

  • Support tax functions performed at Cantel. Calculate and provide cost information required for the year end return.

  • Maintain the integrity of the Cost Accounting system in SAP.

Partner with the Site Operations Leadership Team to drive improvement.

  • Guide the team in setting up measurements that are actionable.

  • Ensure that meaningful improvements are being made which result in improvements to gross margin and profits.

  • Keep the team focused on the vital few/most important projects, which result in real savings and improve the gross profit and net income.

  • Be the financial coach to the Operations Leaders and help them to better understand financial concepts and measurements. Help them make good financially driven decisions.

Coordinates and directs preparation of the cost of sales budget and forecasts

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the cost of sales budget. Work closely with Operations Management to assure the timely and accurate completion of the sales forecast.

  • Develop all manufacturing and support expense budgets and complete detailed prior year comparisons and explanations of variances.

  • Work with departments heads to develop new standards each year. Explain variances and communicate results to senior management.

Prepares financial reporting and analysis as required

  • Support senior management in the preparation of any required cost information utilized in the analysis of various business ventures.

  • Prepare and review the plant related 10K/Q SEC reports and other regulatory agency filings in conjunction with finance management.

  • Maintain all required internal control documentation required under section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxely Act and ensure the Plymouth site is in compliance.

Staff Management

  • Responsible for ongoing performance management, annual performance reviews, coaching, training and staff development.

  • Develops and implements succession management plan for department and career growth plans for all direct reports.


  • Ensure accuracy and perform impairment review of plant fixed assets

  • Complete Minnesota governmental surveys

  • Review plant contracts for accounting obligations and disclosures

  • Train entire team on finance policies and procedures

  • Support long term facilities planning and expansion efforts

  • Coordinate plant efforts to implement corporate compliance programs

  • Audit the inventory cycle count process and procedures on a monthly basis to ensure the inventory counts are being done accurately and that the documented procedures are being followed. Ensure accurate physical inventory balances.

  • Analyze, document (write procedures), and recommend procedure and process improvement changes for all tasks on an ongoing basis.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required with seven years of relevant experience minimum. SAP previous experience. Must be able to interact with people at all levels within the organization (including the corporate headquarters) and have strong problem-solving and leadership skills. Must have very good organizational and analytical skills as well as an ability to motivate and communicate effectively with staff. Knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and practices is very important. An MBA in Accounting or finance, or CMA/CPA is desirable.

Cantel is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities as well as other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or other protected class status.

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Cantel does not accept unsolicited resumes, CVs or applications from agencies other than preferred suppliers. Cantel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes, CVs or applications and explicitly reserve its right to contact (and hire) candidates presented in such unsolicited resumes, CVs or applications without incurring any type of a fee.

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ID: 2019-5038

External Company Name: Cantel Medical

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Street: 14605 28th Avenue N