Accountant II, Accounts Receivable
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh
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.Making an impact on a global scale
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Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status.
The Accounts Receivable Accountant II, Global Financial Solutions, will be responsible for recording accounts receivable invoices, handling collections, applying customer receipts, and resolving discrepancies in the US region. In addition, the Accounts Receivable Accountant will be responsible for month end close activities and will provide support to the Customer Service team relating to customer maintenance.
The ideal candidate will be proactive, self-motivated, results-oriented, and possess a high attention to detail while able to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.Essential Duties and Job Functions: Maintains accounts receivable processes and systems in ERP system. Primarily transact in ERP but may support legacy systems from acquired companies.
Heavy cash applications reporting and data mining/reporting
Generate invoices and credit memos and manage collections
Post discounts, allowances, price differences, returns and other charge backs to customer accounts timely and accurately
Coordinate regularly with customer service team to research and resolve chargeback claims
Maintain customer master data and customer documentation
Assist in the timely and accurate preparation of journal entries (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month end close and accounting transactions
Follow the process to close the Accounts Receivable subledger in ERP system
Assists in maintaining, reconciling and resolving reconciling items in P&L and balance sheet ledger accounts
Prepare analysis and schedules for management as well as internal and external auditors
Responsible for customer maintenance
Identify problems which may arise within their defined function and exercise judgment to determine appropriate follow-up action
Provide back up support to co-workers
Maintain appropriate internal controls and uphold company policies & procedures
Partner with NA GFS manager to ensure all finance requirements and processes are captured as part of SAP implementation and testing
High School Degree and Six Years Experience OR Associate's Degree and Five Years Experience OR Bachelor's Degree and Four Years Experience OR Masters Degree and Two Years Experience
A minimum of 3+ years of accounts receivable experience
Knowledge and understanding of US GAAP
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
Experience with process development and process improvement
Strong understanding of OTC finance processes
Experience in ERP implementation
Experience with SAP
Experience in multinational organization
Industry experience is a plus
Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail.
Ability to proactively & effectively analyze & resolve problems.
Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables.
Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively.
Ability to work in a global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal & external business partners of all levels
Gilead Core Values:
Integrity (Doing What's Right)
Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
Teamwork (Working Together)
Excellence (Being Your Best)
Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
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