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Senior Financial Accountant

Pfizer


Location:
Ryde, CA 95680
Date:
02/08/2018
2018-02-082018-03-11
Pfizer
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Job Details

**SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT**







**PURPOSE OF THE JOB**



To support the goals of the Financial Reporting Team by assisting in day-to-day financial activities and month end closing, while ensuring business processes are performed efficiently and in accordance with Pfizer policies and standard operating procedures.







**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**







+ Perform month end closing tasks as stipulated in the month end checklist including preparing month end journals and performing specific "month end checks". This is done in collaboration with the GFSS Asia General Accounting team.



+ Prepare balance sheet reconciliations ensuring all reconciling items are actioned on a timely basis.



+ Complete quarter end web forms on a quarterly basis. This is completed in collaboration with the GFSS Asia General Accounting team.



+ Prepare the monthly DSO calculation and provide commentary to the finance management team.



+ Tracking and validating integration and restructuring costs and ensuring that these expenses comply with Pfizer policies.



+ Assist with internal and external audits by completing audit requests and coordinating with other areas of Finance and Operations to ensure all audit requirements are met.



+ Complete survey forms requested by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and other surveys requested by Pfizer Inc.



+ Update SOPs for changes in processes and procedures within the Financial Reporting area. Ensure controls are in place and are highlighted in the SOPs for areas of risks including Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Manual Journals.



+ Prepare financial reports in accordance with management and statutory requirements including month end review reports, variance analysis and annual statutory accounts.



+ Large component is trouble shooting issues which have been identified and arisen from month end and current Pfizer projects.



+ Ensure adherence to policies and procedures by



+ Developing and maintaining knowledge of the business activities of Pfizer through communications with management and reading Pfizer Newsletters and internal and global Accounting Policies.







+ Identifying weaknesses in internal control make recommendations and action approved changes.







**REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS**







**Key Internal Contacts**







+ Global Financial Services (GFS) Asia - Shared Services



+ Broader Finance Operations team



+ Decision Support - Finance **External Contacts**







+ KPMG - Auditors







**PERSON SPECIFICATION**



**Key Competency Summary**







+ Ability to work well within a team and to develop productive/collaborative relationships



+ Excellent time management skills



+ High level of attention to detail



+ Excellent communication skills



+ Integrity



+ Flexible and adaptability, ability to work is a Dynamic environment



+ Analytical problem solving skills



+ Initiative - self starter



+ Accountability



+ Computer literacy







**EXPERIENCE**







**Required/Preferred**



3-4 years Financial Accounting experience within a large Corporate.







**EDUCATION**



**Essential**



Degree with Accounting major



Completed CPA/CA







Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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