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Sr. Accountant/Financial Analyst - United States  

Kyowa Kirin (company)


Posted on : 28 May 2017

Project Description

Sr. Accountant/Financial Analyst - Bedminster, NJ

Provide all aspects of financial planning and analysis support to Controller and Leadership Team. Deliver expense and metric analytical support to organization.  Provide analyses on various business initiatives as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assistance with the monthly financial reporting and close process for revenue, including the preparation of routine and non-routine journal entries and adjustments related to sales and gross-to-net adjustments
  • Ensuring compliance with key controls and accurate GAAP accounting
  • Communication and reporting to management relating to financial results.
  • Use of knowledge of internal business issues and external forces to assist in development and maintenance of corporate financial models used to
  • Use of financial models to help with business planning decisions.
  • Support of all aspects of semi-annual Budget process and generate appropriate analyses as required.
  • Completion of analysis of budget to actual variances.
  • Preparation of other financial modeling and analyses as appropriate

 Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in accounting/financial role, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP, financial metrics, budget and project accounting.
  • Strong financial background including experience in working with a variety of financial reporting systems with an emphasis on Excel
  • Experience in forecast and budget preparation and reporting
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Knowledge of Great Plains and Concur a plus
  • Previous experience of multinational operations and inherently tight reporting deadlines would be beneficial
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with an attention to quality and timely analyses and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills and highly self-motivated.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional overnight & overseas travel
  • Must be able to work extended hours, including weekends, during certain reporting periods

Key Competencies specific to the role

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proactive, self-starter able to work independently as part of the international group finance team
  • Good communicator with developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with non-financial operational management
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task