Finance Manager

Pfizer Inc.
20 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Finance Manager provides Financial Operation support with month–end–close activities, budgeting, forecasting, actual spend reporting, fixed asset management, day–to–day accuracy of financial records. The role requires an individual who is capable of driving efficiency through continuous improvement of operational and financial process, while working in a complex, matrix environment and managing competing priorities. The scope includes financial support of an operating expense and capital budget and requires the ability to interact with all levels of the finance organization and assist in driving the delivery of the financial targets of the business.

The Capital Budget at Kalamazoo is anticipated to surpass $250mm annually and labor/overhead absorption is budgeted at $552m. This role will report to the Kalamazoo Finance Director.
The Kalamazoo Manufacturing operations supports five unique businesses (API, Biologics, Topical/Ointments, Device, and Sterile Injectables. The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial support for the each business unit. This includes costing and a comprehensive understanding of operational practices.

Core Responsibilities Include, But May Not Be Limited To
  • Leading, innovating, and executing a range of value–creating projects to drive superior business results
  • Ad hoc projects include: data analysis, insights generation, and communication of results
  • Supporting ad reporting; including generation of client performance reports and data needed by different internal stakeholders
  • Process improvements and close participation different corporate initiatives
Specific Responsibilities Include
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge. (FASB, US GAAP, GAAS)
  • Perform and supervise monthly close processes: journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis
  • Supervise GMX – (transfer price), Tolling, and Intercompany transactions
  • Lead Compliance Meetings in addition to all audit activities
  • Builds relationship with shared service providers (GFS and CoE)
  • Perform inventory analysis and calculate monthly inventory reserves
  • Perform budget vs. actual analysis reviews with various levels of management
  • Own budget preparation and budget vs. actual P&L files
  • Prepare all financial reporting packages including Waterfall analysis
  • Participate in the Budget and Standard Cost Setting Yearly Process.
  • Own corporate submissions and financial reporting to Corporate
  • Partner with cross–functional business counterparts to develop annual business plans and analyze year–to–date performance and historical trends
  • Collaborate with responsible parties to develop action plans to close any identified gaps
  • Make financial updates in accordance Pfizer policies
  • Handle inter–company transactions with affiliate companies
  • Manage SOX control documentation and participate in SOX testing and audit activities as needed
  • Document and maintain all financial work processes
  • Helps with the development of Managed Talent
  • Manage a team of 4 colleagues
  • A Bachelor's degree is required
  • A minimum of 10 years of successful work experience in financial analysis accounting, reporting, and planning is required
  • SAP and Hyperion experience is required
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required; including the ability to create and use complex models is also required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work autonomously is required
  • Highly organized, proactive, and passionate about the opportunity to work in a fast–paced and entrepreneurial environment with a broad range of responsibility is required
  • An undergraduate major in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • MBA, CPA, or CMA (preferred)
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Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 1, 2019
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