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Senior GL Accountant - Acerta

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Redwood City, CA
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Full time
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Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Redwood City, United States
Job reference: 5000166636210
Posted date: Nov. 17, 2016

 Acerta Pharma was established in 2013 with a mission to discover and develop novel targeted molecules with the potential to improve patients' lives. At the core of our vision is a foundation based on cutting edge technologies, which enable the development of specific and selective drug candidates. Acerta's innovations translate to more effective and less toxic prospective therapies. As a member of the AstraZeneca group, Acerta is well positioned to rapidly achieve its first of hopefully several drug approvals to come.

The Senior GL Accountant role  is an integral part of the Finance team, primarily owning areas such as clinical trial accrual accounting; balance sheet accounts reconciliation, participating in month-end close process as well as participating in various projects as necessary.

The Senior GL Accountant will be responsible for managing clinical trial accrual models and performing reconciliation to general ledger on a monthly basis. Maintaining frequent communications with the Clinical Operation team to update clinical trial models. Prepare journal entries based on the clinical trial accrual models on a monthly basis. Manage investigator payment transactions, including accruals for visits and site payments and update the investigator payments rollforward schedule on a monthly basis. Prepare journal entries for monthly investigator payments accrual as part of the month-end close process. Perform investigator payments reconciliation to general ledger, EDC system, and payment record from Microsoft Navision, and investigate and properly document reconciling items, if any. Keep proactive communications with investigator sites as well as Clinical Operation team. Review new PO report on a monthly basis and update the investigator payment rollforward schedule with new contracts where applicable. Quarterly perform reconciliation to EDC and prepare self-billing statements to process payments to the sites.

The Senior GL Accountant will also be responsible for performing investigator payment reconciliation from Clinverse system to general ledger and record journal entries on a monthly basis. Manage and monitor investigator payment transactions from Clinverse system and investigate anomalies in timely manner. Manage CMC accrual models and perform reconciliation to general ledger as part of the month-end close. Assist in preparing PBC list and requested supporting documents for external and internal audit. Assist on various ad-hoc projects as needed.


*  Bachelor's degree in Accounting  
 *  5-7 years of relevant experience  
 *  Intermediate to advanced Excel skillset  
 *  Proactive approach to achieve required results  
 *  Superior organization skills with attention to detail and accuracy


*  Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry    
 *  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision, Concur system a  
 *  Experience with Clinverse or DrugDev a

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.



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