Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Sr. Financial Analyst

    Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    The ideal candidate for this position will be an integral member of the US Financial Planning & Analysis team, supporting the Dental and Dermatology business units. The position is responsible for monthly financial reporting and analysis, month end close transactions, and operating expense forecasting.


    Major areas of responsibility

    • Month and quarter end closing activities, including accruals / correcting entries, review of commitments and invoice payments, and accounting transaction research
    • Analytic, accounting and financial reporting support for the Dental and Dermatology business, including monthly explanations of actuals vs. plan/forecast
    • Assist with operating expense forecasting across Dental business unit
    • Coordinate cross functionally to ensure accuracy of financials between multiple ledger systems
    • Drive on-going financial planning & reporting tools, systems, and process improvements
    • Special projects and ad hoc financial modeling/analysis as needed
    • Liaise with auditors relating to quarterly and annual audit inquiries and SOX reviews


    Education/ Skills and Abilities

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance 
    • 3+ years of diverse Accounting/Finance experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably supporting commercial, branded business
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong excel and financial systems skills to build and maintain Budget & Forecast P&Ls in HFM
    • Hyperion and Peoplesoft experience is a plus
    • Quick learner with ability to work in a fast-paced, lean environment and respond quickly to special requests
    • High ethical standards, strong verbal and written communication skills, and team player
    • Willingness to commit to long hours of work to support accounting and financial planning deadlines as needed
    • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization, including senior management



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