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Senior Analyst

**Why Patients Need You** Your in-depth knowledge and financial skills will keep our products in production and our innovators innovating. Whether you are part of establishing, coordinating, researching, or administering financial operations, your role is critical to getting our medicines in the hands of the people who need them most, faster and more efficiently than ever before.

**What You Will Achieve** Your expertise and skills will help Pfizer build robust financial controls to manage its finance and accounting practices. You will put in place system controls and determine the operation's consistency with corporate objectives and standards through various verification methods and processes. You will identify internal control gaps in business procedures, processes or systems, and initiate appropriate remedial actions.

As a Senior Associate, your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the team. Your focus and ability to meet team targets will help in completing critical deliverables. Your innovative use of communication tools and techniques will facilitate in explaining difficult issues and establishing consensus between teams.

It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

**How You Will Achieve It**

+ From an operational perspective, the Statutory Audit and Reporting Center of Excellence ("SAR COE") has a number of accounting responsibilities. In particular, the group is responsible for end to end L ocal GAAP reporting activities, as well as a number of US GAAP related activities. The Senior Accountant is expected to oversee and manage specific R2R activities and will have responsibility for a number of direct reports. Some activities may include:

+ Preparation of statutory accounts for a number of entities as required.

+ Manage the quality and development of the financial accounts and processes. Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovate solutions so that the team can operate in an efficient and effective manner.

+ Oversee the implementation of complex projects/issues which require experience and significant technical accounting abilities.

+ Ensure strong commitment to the control environment through training and review.

+ Lead, coach, train and develop direct reports so they can proactively carry out their role s to the highest possible standard. Day-to-day management of direct reports will include task-setting, review, one-to-one meetings and general oversight.

+ Monitor activities to ensure team members are engaged and challenged and to ensure that the work is fairly allocated . Actively drive colleague engagement across the department.

+ Lead the objective setting, development planning and performance evaluation of team members and ensure that regular feedback is provided.

+ Assist in the recruitment and retention of team members.

+ Act as a point of contact for key stakeholders such as N ew Y ork Consolidations, Finance Directors and GFS Management. Develop effective working relationships with all key stakeholders.

+ Act as point of contact for Audit (internal and external). Ensure audit deliverables are provided timely and to a high standard.

+ Represent R2R in site meetings and other forums as required.

+ Review and monitor the activities performed by Pfizer's Business Process Outsource (BPO) provider if applicable .

+ Other ad hoc responsibilities may be assigned including , but not limited to, involveme nt in local statutory reporting, oversight of transitional service agreements, and reporting of entities outside the ERP system. Qualifications

+ Education, Skills and Experience Required **Education:**

+ University Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting required

+ Qualified A ccountant required **Qualifications,** **Skills & Experience:**

+ Minimum of 3 years of related accounting experience

+ Experience in a shared services environment is preferable

+ Demonstrate strong people management and interpersonal skills ; previous people management experience is preferable

+ Strong technical accounting knowledge (US GAAP, IFRS, Local GAAP) with experience in financial statement preparation

+ Strong analytical financial skills

+ Practical experience of US GAAP and Statutory Accounting including familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley. In particular, knowledge of Pfizer policies and an ability to analytically review and challenge financial data to ensure completeness, accuracy and adherence to policy.

+ Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

+ High level of self-motivation, energy and flexibility

+ High customer and service delivery focus

+ JD Edwards Enterprise One or SAP and Hyperion - HFM/FDM experience essential

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

Finance & Accounting


Posted: 2020-10-01 Expires: 2020-10-31

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