1+ months

Finance Sr. Associate

Collegeville, PA 19426

The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EPS) team delivers the following capabilities for Pfizer. Business application platforms supporting Pfizer's enterprise application and critical business processes. Infrastructure allowing business traffic to travel where it needs to go, internally and externally, along with the appropriate access controls. EPS secures Pfizer's most important information assets through world class controls and protections and enables Pfizer's business results by making security an enabler and not a roadblock to achieving business results.

The Finance Sr. Associate is the primary point of contact accountable for all financial oversight and treatment of assigned EPS Service Tower budgets. The Sr. Associate has operational activities to ensure EPS key financial commitments are achieved. Including but not limited to operating expense management, forecasting and month end close activities. The position will perform this function in partnership with the EPS Leadership Team (LT) members and will work directly for the EPS Finance Manager.

This role will require strong analytical ability, coupled with knowledge of business / finance analysis tools and methodologies. The Sr Associate will be expected to respond to requests in an efficient and timely manner.


The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EPS) Sr. Finance Associate position is responsible for financial management reporting and analysis aligned to our EPS Service Towers. Key stakeholders will be EPS Leadership Team, EPS Sr. Portfolio Director, EPS Service Owners, Enabling Finance, and Procurement. The EPS Sr. Finance Associate is responsible for, and not limited to, conducting the following key activities:

+ Manage the oversight of the EPS financials and have a strong understanding of where, why, and how EPS Service Tower finances are spent.Make recommendations for where financial adjustments should be made, as necessary, based on resource demands.

+ Ownership and accountability of month end financial accounting processing (e.g. Accruals, Transfers, Depreciation, etc.) for assigned Service Towers

+ Ownership of monthly compilations including reporting to local leadership and cost center managers.

+ Identify and resolve monthly accounting discrepancies (e.g. Accruals, Transfers, Depreciation, etc.)

+ Periodically review purchase requests to ensure appropriate financial treatment of tax as it applies to asset purchases and good receipts.

+ Accountable to process and/or review and track all purchase orders for appropriate financial treatment (e.g allocation to spend categories, thresholds, shipping & receiving, tax, etc)

+ Work with EPS Finance Lead & EPS Sr. Portfolio Director to manage annual budgeting processes across EPS.

+ Ensure that all financial targets are met

+ Examine areas where budgets and expenditure exceed their agreed tolerances; drive operation of effective financial accounting and decision making.

+ Root Cause Research - Research business related variances, identify variance as manual accounting error or legitimate business movement, follow-up with GFS or market colleagues to resolve variance


+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with finance/accounting or related experience

+ 5+ years of relevant financial management experience.

+ Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and time management skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Deep understanding of finance IT systems.

+ Deep understanding of Pfizer's international financial processes

+ Management Reporting and Analysis process experience

+ Advanced Microsoft Office capabilities, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

+ Competency with spreadsheets & financial modelling (comfort with data manipulation and financial systems)

+ Ability to identify business issues/opportunities and to frame business questions

+ Knowledge of various financial systems and financial reporting aspects is preferred

+ Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

+ Knowledge of Pfizer Accounting practices and policies

**Other Job Details:**

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

+ \#LI-PFE

**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.

**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.

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Posted: 2020-10-21 Expires: 2020-12-23

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