Req #: 1803118
The Associate Manager, Corporate Accounting is responsible for ensuring that all corporate accounting functions are properly performed and the results of the corporation are properly recorded. Specific duties include corporate accounting close, investments, debt, balance sheet accounts, account analyses, financial analysis, business support and special projects.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Corporate Accounting Close: Responsible for the corporate accounting close, including all corporate asset, liability and equity accounts.
- Investments: Responsible for recording the effects of transactions involving investments with readily determinable fair values (equity investments, debt investments, etc.) and directing the efforts of International accounting groups to record their journal entries related to such investment transactions (the Company currently uses the Clearwater platform to track such securities). Responsible for recording the effects of transactions involving investments without readily determinable fair values (primarily equity investments).
- Investments: Responsible for recording the effects of cost and equity method investment transactions.
- Debt: Responsible for recording the effects of debt instruments, including both commercial paper and corporate bonds.
- Balance Sheet Accounts: Responsible for all reconciliation of corporate balance sheet accounts.
- Account Analyses: Responsible for providing extensive account analyses on various corporate balance sheet and P&L accounts.
- Financial Analysis: Ad-hoc reporting and analysis. Play an integral role in the development of budgets and financial forecasting for corporate accounting-related items.
- Business Support: Provide overall financial support to keep the External Reporting and Financial Planning and Analysis functions mutually informed as to current and future financial and business developments.
- Special Projects: Work with multi-discipline teams on various special projects.
- Bachelor's degree in accounting (CPA or MBA a plus).
- 5-7 years experience. Big-4 public accounting and pharmaceutical experience strongly desired.
- Robust understanding of financial systems. Experience with Oracle and Oracle Business Intelligence strongly desired as well as knowledge of Oracle system. Proficient in Microsoft Excel specifically related to the creation of financial models to improve process and increase efficiency.
- Solid analytical skills and ability to develop solutions to diverse business problems.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to work through various issues.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- High sense of urgency and ability to identify creative solutions to advanced, time sensitive problems by balancing achievement of corporate objectives with practical considerations.
- High degree of integrity with courage and commitment to do the right thing no matter what the situation.
- Excellent negotiation and collaboration skills.
- Strong customer service focus, with a drive to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our customers.
- Commitment to delivering quality results and overcoming obstacles and challenges in a time-sensitive environment.
- Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple work streams while remaining calm and effective under pressure.