For more than 170 years, Pfizer has continuously worked to make a difference by delivering innovative therapies that improve the lives of our patients. By building a talented community of colleagues that aligns with our patient-focused purpose and core values, Pfizer has improved global health and impacted more than 1 billion patients around the world.
One of our primary goals is to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve, which is why we continue to surround ourselves with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities who can contribute unique viewpoints and perspectives to all aspects of our business. Diverse teams are more collaborative, more balanced, and more accepting of difference, promoting a culture that encourages our people to bring their most authentic selves to work every day. Pfizer consistently strives to create an inclusive environment where every colleague feels seen, heard, and cared for.
In honor of our commitment to create breakthroughs that change patients’ lives, Pfizer is also revolutionizing and evolving how colleagues work today. This year, Pfizer launched a new initiative that we call Log In For Your Day where a majority of colleagues can arrange with their manager to work remotely two to three days a week while still maintaining the ability to collaborate regularly in person at our sites. This flexible working model blends the best of remote work and on-site collaboration to drive greater flexibility, support work-life balance, and promote a vibrant, agile, and innovative culture.
The Record to Report Senior Accountant would be responsible for supporting multiple processes primarily within the debt and derivative area, including the reconciling of debt and derivative balances between the General Ledger and Treasury systems. The position would assist the Specialists on the team for debt related information contained in annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reporting on Form 10-Q. The position can also expect exposure for the accounting for Pfizer's public and private investments.
The R2R Senior will be expected to perform reconciliations, assist with workflow improvements and process documentation, and manage deliverables during month end close and quarter end deliverables.
Collaborate with stakeholders throughout Pfizer including Controllers; Corporate Treasury; Business Development; KPMG; among others.
Maintain records, supporting files/documentation, complete/accurate work instructions, and necessary compliance documentation in an organized manner.
Effectively communicate to peers and management with regards to work tasks and deadlines and identify issues proactively and communicate to manager along with potential range of solutions.
Ensure activities are performed to a high standard of operational excellence, established service level agreements and deadlines are met, and adhere to defined process/control requirements.
Engage directly with select business partners on routine activities and deliverables; develop relationships.
Develop technical and business skills, ensuring effective and efficient use of time and competencies.
Ensure strong commitment to the control environment through training and review to meet all control and compliance requirements.
Participate in global initiatives including transformational projects as needed.
Understand the functionality, interfaces and interdependencies of Pfizer’s financial processes and systems.
Focus on continuous improvement in order to improve efficiencies and grow value add opportunities.
Bachelors degree in accounting or finance discipline required.
Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience required.
Practical experience of US GAAP and Statutory Accounting/Experience of other GAAPs required.
International experience seen as a plus.
English proficiency required.
CPA or international equivalent (ACCA) preferred; CPA eligibility required.
Masters or advanced degree is preferred.
Public accounting experience strongly preferred.
Advanced SAP & HFM experience strongly preferred.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Self-motivated, initiates tasks with little to no guidance or support.
Effective presentation, verbal, and written communications skills.
Excellent business acumen to develop effective strategic business partnership with key stakeholders.
Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Solid understanding of accounting and finance principles.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with strong emphasis on Excel.
Ability to become proficient in new software quickly.
Strong commitment to the control environment and compliance requirements.
Willingness to learn and develop technical and business skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
Ability to identify problems and solutions proactively.
Basic understanding of business operations and processes.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
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Last day to apply: November 25, 2023
Work Location Assignment: Must be able to work from assigned Pfizer office 2-3 days per week, or as needed by the business.
Additional Location Information: Tennessee - Memphis GFS
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $65,400.00 to $109,000.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 7.5% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies to the Tampa, FL location only. The salary range provided does not apply to any other United States location or locations outside of the United States.
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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.
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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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