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Sr. Accountant

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Pfizer Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 3 months ago

ROLE SUMMARY

This position is responsible for various aspects related to third party royalty expense and income. The position will work closely with market/BU Finance colleagues and legal to ensure that all royalty agreements are properly calculated and recorded. The position is also responsible for supporting the GFS objectives of developing and maintaining a high performance environment which maximizes personal development, promotes inclusiveness, trust and teamwork and aligns with Pfizer's "Own It" culture. The candidate should have a solid accounting background, strong communication skills and the ability to operate in a complex and constantly changing environment.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Some of the key position responsibilities include the following:

  • Actively work with the market/BU finance colleagues and legal to ensure that all contracts are current and being correctly calculated

  • Support global markets by verifying and recording transactions

  • Ensure accounting transactions are in compliance with Pfizer accounting policy and US GAAP

  • Prepare financial and accounting analysis completely and accurately

  • Maintain complete and accurate tasks lists and status of open items

  • Research and resolve discrepancies and complex technical accounting issues as necessary

  • Prepare complex analysis for external accountants and corporate audit; own all required support including the resolution and remediation of open questions and concerns

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and lead the development of range of solutions

  • Review selected financial and accounting analysis prepared by staff accountants

  • Participate in special projects and other initiatives that are in addition to existing role and responsibility

  • Engage directly with customers and business partners on complex activities and deliverables; maintain effective relationships with business partners

  • Lead significant elements of the month end close process

  • Willingness to accept occasional travel for meetings and projects

  • Prepare complete and accurate standard operating procedures and SOX related internal control documentation involving new activities and/or updating for process changes as required

  • Identify issues proactively and communicate to manager along with potential range of solutions

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance required

  • Master's degree preferred

  • CPA required

  • 5+ years of relevant functional accounting experience

  • Public accounting experience preferred

TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

Intermediate accounting and financial reporting skills that include the following:

  • Demonstrated advanced technical US GAAP and financial reporting knowledge and experience

  • Advanced SAP and HFM skills preferred

  • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Power Point) required

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and overall communication skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to informally mentor staff accountants

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and solve problems in an unstructured environment

  • Strong business acumen and professionalism with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and operations colleagues in all applicable Pfizer Finance and business functional areas

  • Ability to perform and deliver in areas involving ambiguity

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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