Associate Director, Audits and Compliance, Managed Markets Strategy Operations

Foster City, CA, United States
Feb 11, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Associate Director, Audits and Compliance, Managed Markets Strategy Operations
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Associate Director, Audits & Compliance

Managed Markets Strategy & Operations (MSO)

Job Responsibilities :
  • 340B Program Integrity:
    • Manage 340B Program Integrity, including in-depth work with external vendor(s), analysis of large data sets, ability to draw accurate and logical conclusions, discuss solutions with Covered Entities, obtain agreement from customers to repay funds if warranted, or work internally with Medicaid team to recover funds from the state.
    • Manage the 340B Self-disclosure process, including tracking, communication with customers, dispute resolution, quarterly report distribution, as well as work with Finance and Legal.
    • Monitor HRSA audits of covered entities or contract pharmacies.
    • Maintain Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions for 340B Program Integrity
    • Identify areas of revenue leakage and propose a strategic plan to address.
  • Project Management:
    • Business Lead for the annual upgrade and periodic releases of the revenue management system (Model-N). Includes cross-functional communication and management (within MSO, and with IT, Finance, SOX, Legal), working in tandem with the IT team to evaluate upgrade/release content, solicit business needs, and design / adhere to a detailed project plan including reporting to the Steering Committee.
  • Support Compliance efforts as needed in the following areas:
    • SOX annual review with SOX PMO, internal and external auditors, and the MSO team, including controls, processes, and documentation to ensure all results, action items, and recommendations are addressed appropriately.
    • Audits, corrective or preventative action plans, monitoring, MSO documentation, system testing of process/data/systems, identifying gaps and making strategic recommendations.
  • Stay informed on industry issues through external conferences, webinars, etc.
  • Ad hoc projects as needed.

Knowledge :
  • Comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceutical contracting, rebate and payment processes, and various market segments (Medicaid, ADAP, and 340B in particular).
  • Understanding of 340B regulations, legislation, rules, and guidance.
  • Robust experience with data analysis, systems, and working with IT teams.
  • Excellent cross-functional capabilities to work across the department, as well as with Legal, Government Affairs, IT, and external vendors.
  • Extensive experience with customers, with the ability to conduct in-depth conversations regarding detailed financial transactions.
  • Ability to analyze large sets of data at a detailed level, and to discuss / present them at a summary level.
  • Strong follow up capabilities, internally and externally.
  • Understanding of government legislative issues and regulations, ability to discuss internally with Government Affairs and Legal.
  • Understanding of SOX principles
  • Strong cross-functional communication skills.
  • Able to recognize and interpret business issues/opportunities and recommend solutions through analysis, then implement and/or negotiate solutions with external parties
  • Project and Vendor Management experience

Education & Experience :
  • 10+ years of pricing, contracting, and/or systems experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals, or a related industry. Minimum of a BS/BA degree; MBA preferred.
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