US Record to Report Staff Accountant

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Tampa, Florida
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
4814221
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.

Pfizer’s Enabling Functions Hubs serve to bring internal professional services such as Finance, HR, Digital, and Sourcing together into a consolidated and simplified shared services structure. Colleagues in the Enabling Functions Hubs execute end-to-end operational activities that can be standardized and scaled for greater enterprise synergies and effectiveness. The work managed from these hubs will evolve and expand over time as Enabling Functions continue to evaluate their go-forward delivery model. With an established community and evolving support model, Pfizer’s Enabling Functions Hubs are dynamic and energizing places to work. Colleagues with diverse capabilities across multiple functions are co-located to facilitate greater colleague collaboration, new ways of working, and enhanced simplification through more integrated end-to-end solutions. Pfizer operates Enabling Functions Hubs in six strategic locations: Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Tampa, Florida, USA; San Jose, Costa Rica; Dublin, Ireland; Thessaloniki, Greece; and Dalian, China. Learn more and apply to join our team today at Careers.Pfizer.com

ROLE SUMMARY

This position will have responsibility for supporting selected areas within the Corporate Accounting and Analysis team or Global Close & Reporting team which performs accounting, reporting and analysis for US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Global processes. Specific responsibilities of this position include:

  • Perform daily activities surrounding assigned areas of responsibility
  • Participate in month end financial close activities for US, Puerto Rico, and Canada legal entities
  • Prepare quarterly and year end reporting for US, Puerto Rico, and Canada legal entities
  • Collaborate with Division/Market colleagues, Controllers, Treasury, Legal and Corporate Tax on strategic projects and process improvements requiring problem solving, communication and analytical skills
  • Participate in efforts related to system changes and/or implementations impacting assigned areas
  • Ensure processing efficiencies utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
  • Ensure process changes are in compliance with Pfizer accounting / internal control policies and SOX, including related document maintenance
  • Support internal and external audit requests
  • Assist in automating accounting processes, analysis techniques and reporting functionality
  • Work with other departments / international locations to research, analyze and resolve irregularities and discrepancies with assistance
  • Maintain and develop relationships with groups serviced by Financial Services as well as within Financial Services
  • Provide support to the divisions and Controllers/Consolidations related to acquisitions or divestitures

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Some of the key position responsibilities are:
  • Ensure accounting transactions are in compliance with Pfizer accounting policy and US GAAP
  • Maintain elements of domestic and/or international general ledgers including the preparation of journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare financial and accounting analysis completely and accurately
  • Maintain complete and accurate tasks lists and status of open items
  • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and SOX related internal control documentation
  • Consistently meet deadlines with the assistance of others
  • Prepare basic analysis for external accountants and Corporate Audit
  • Communicate known issues to manager timely
  • Participate in the month end close
  • Participate in the implementation of continuous improvement projects
  • Participate on organization committees
  • Participate in the delivery of internally developed training
  • Engage directly with customers and business partners on routine activities and deliverables; begin to develop relationships
  • Seek opportunities to be mentored by others
  • Operational Transformation support including primary processing, issue resolution and maintaining metrics and goals

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA eligibility strongly preferred
  • 1+ years of relevant functional accounting or finance experience
  • Public accounting experience preferred

Basic and intermediate accounting and financial reporting skills that include the following:

  • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Power Point) required
  • ERP system experience preferred
  • Demonstrated technical financial reporting knowledge
  • Intermediate SAP and HFM skills preferred

Other skills required:

  • Strong oral, written, and overall communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and solve problems in an unstructured environment
  • Strong business acumen and professionalism with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and operations colleagues in all applicable Pfizer Finance and business functional areas

Candidate should expect minimal travel to other locations depending on project activities and related requirements to support activities, including business meetings and workshops.

Additional Job Details

  • Referral Bonus Eligible

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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