Lead the team's revenue recognition evaluation (ASC 606) relating to new product launches, new contracts and reimbursement agreements
Partner with a cross functional team that reviews and supports the contract drafting process
Partner with North America and International Accounting teams to document accounting policies (focus on revenue and gross to net)
Build partnerships with global accounting, finance and commercial organizations in support of financial reporting requirements both internal and external
Partner with SEC Reporting team to prepare revenue recognition disclosures supporting SEC filings
Play a key role in the Company's quarterly and annual reviews and audit including the preparation of revenue recognition memos, audit schedules and other auditor requests
Partner with International Accounting Team in support of statutory audits and financial statements
Ability to establish global and cross functional business partnerships and represent the Global Revenue Accounting team
Ability to effectively lead meetings with senior management focused on complex issues
Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting or Finance
7 years of progressive accounting experience in revenue accounting or pharmaceutical industry general ledger experience preferred. Public accounting experience also a plus
Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)
Pharmaceutical industry experience
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