This is a temporary position - 6 month contract
The AtR Senior Analyst will be responsible for designing, maintaining and analyzing all KPIs and SLAs related to Accounting to Report (AtR) operations.
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following :
Design, maintain, analyze and master all AtR operational KPIs and SLA’s
Analyze the operational performance of the department (right first time, turn-around time, quality, etc).
Look for improvements in the AtR processes
Understand the functionality, interfaces, and interdependencies of MSD’s financial processes and systems; ensure the existence of adequate internal controls
Certify Balance Sheet Account reconciliations and follow-up of open items
Analyze the quality of the Balance Sheet reconciliations and the Balance Sheet Review process
Prepare documentation and reports for audit purpose
Support the Internal Controls team during audits
Review and update the Sox controls and Work Instructions in a timely manner
Coordinate and support new transitions
Work closely with other team members to effectively manage workload and gain exposure to multiple finance and business disciplines within MSD
Execute AtR processes across all America’s markets recording them into the ERP System ensuring compliance with all quality and control requirements
Identify and provide training (scope, approach and delivery) for the Ops Support Area and for all other AtR Subprocesses.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a finance or accounting department of a multinational company including demonstrated experience in dealing with US and ex-
US accounting (Pharmaceutical industry a plus)
Business-level English and Spanish language skills (speaking and writing) required
Experience in double entry accounting
Team player with a focus on collaboration
Ability to operate independently and navigate through change or uncertainty
Problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required
Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development
Demonstrated experience in shared services and / or migrations projects (knowledge transfer, process documentation, project management, status reporting and stakeholder relationship management)
Controllership / Internal controls knowledge SOX based
ERP system experience and competency (SAP required)
Advanced PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint ) required
Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism
Competency or certification in platforms : Balance Sheet Reconciliation (Blackline a plus)
Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty and with a team in a fast-paced and high-
volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Advanced problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes
Willingness and be flexible to business travel.
Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.
Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
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