Support timeliness of reporting as well as compliance with Novartis standards and policies (i.e. global processes, Novartis Accounting Manual, Novartis Financial Controls Manual, Management Authorization Levels, etc.)
This position will be responsible for key reporting activities supporting monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting for both internal and external purposes; manage complex financial reporting projects related to SEC and standalone reporting, business integration, and development and implementation of reporting processes.
The Senior Financial Accountant, reporting to the Corporate Controller, will be a key member of the Finance and Accounting team and is responsible for overseeing general accounting operations and verifying financial transactions.
In this role, the selected candidate will prepare wires for monthly debt service including the recalculation of interest and journalize; prepare monthly capital calls or distributions to each of the joint venture partners, as required.
In this role, the selected candidate will assist with researching, documenting and implementing conclusions regarding technical accounting treatment for non-routine transactions and new accounting pronouncements for areas of responsibility; develop and maintain documentation for business and system processes for assigned responsibilities.
Prepare accurate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
Collaborate with key stakeholders, including divisional BPA colleagues, both internal and external accounting authorities / auditors, and Division and Group Financial Reporting and Accounting, and ensure appropriate communication with these stakeholders when questions regarding accounting / reporting matters arise.