Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Senior Accountant

US-NJ-Bridgewater
Job ID
9200
Category
Finance
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.

 

This position is an integral part of the US Finance function supporting the Commercial and Corporate.  The successful incumbent will be responsible for a variety of accounting functions, including monthly close activities and a variety of special projects.  The individual will be a key contributor in the continued movement towards the creation of more prompt, useful, and consolidated reporting. 

Responsibilities

  • Accruals
  • Manage quarterly revenue cut-off procedures and adherence to company revenue recognition policy
  • Lease accounting
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Balance sheet account roll forwards, including monthly explanations of significant variances
  • Prepare journal entries into the general ledger and the consolidation system
  • Oversee allocations (manual and system generated)
  • Oversee and manage recurring journal entries
  • Open and close reporting periods in the financial system
  • Promote completed financial statements to the consolidation system
  • Perform analysis of Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts and sub ledgers to determine what entries/accruals need to be made for month‑end.
  • Assist in month end reporting including Flow Detail for Cash Flow, JE organization, and compilation and analysis of reporting package
  • Perform variance analysis on monthly financial statements and prepare written explanations for significant variances.
  • Review departmental operating expenses and prepare written explanations for significant variances.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial schedules for global consolidation.
  • Support process improvement initiatives for specific areas of responsibility.
  • Assist in representation of the Company in financial audits and reviews.
  • Assist with the application of GAAP to new transactions
  • Support financial system conversions of acquired companies and corporate initiatives to enhance financial reporting
  • Oversee SOX 404 documentation and compliance requirements
  • Complete integration for acquired companies for specific areas of responsibility
  • Establish rapport and build cooperative, respectful working relationships with relevant internal and external parties.
  • As the workload demand changes for the department, additional responsibilities may be required
  • Special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  •  Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Bachelors degree in accounting required
  • CPA, MBA and/or public accounting experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills required
  • Demonstrates high level of maturity, self-motivation and team-orientation
  • Creative problem solver
  • Perform well under pressure
  • Process mindset with focus on continuous improvement
  • Understand the importance of internal controls and segregation of duties
  • 5+ years of experience with performing similar responsibilities in a $500M+ business
  • HFM experience is a plus
  • Flexibility to handle changing priorities and tight deadlines.

 

 

Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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