Full support in the monthly and annual accounting & tax closing and review process for both Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow
Support on maintaining strong internal control standards within Accounting and Finance Processes
Support on the validation that taxes have been recorded and paid in accordance with Tax Legislation
Timely and accurate financial reporting and Accounting support in accordance with local requirements, Biogen policy and Corporate standards
Support to ensure proper accounting of costs and expenses
Daily interaction with Deloitte Outsource teams
Support Oracle implementation for the Affiliate
Accountability DescriptionPercent of Time Spent
1.Accounting, tax area and Oracle System Upgrade60%
2.Internal Control and Compliance30%
3.Annual / Monthly Closing Reporting process 10%
Note : Other accountabilities related to accounting / finance may be assigned as needed.
Total : 100%
C. Scope / Accountability
Breadth within the organization for which the employee is responsible, workflow involvement, budgetary responsibility
Support on quarterly review assessment on potential contingencies and liabilities
Support on book-keeping activities and propose improvement to chart of account analysis
Review obsolete and low turning items in inventories and propose adjustments when applicable and inventory processes every month
Support of working capital and cash flow analysis
Oversee and assist with completion of accounts receivable / payable subsidiary ledger working with Deloitte
Oversee and assist with processing of Purchase Orders in accounting system
Support Oracle implementation and IT improvements
Support to deliver timely and complete financial statements (Corporate report)
Support on the preparation of the statutory report
Reconcile balance sheet accounts including and maintain subledger balances.
Ensure that daily bank reconciliations are completed
Help maintain proper and updated library of all legal documentation like agreements, Contracts with the mains suppliers, Exclusivity Agreements with customers and Suppliers
Cooperate with the external and internal audit
Support on timely implementation of internal and external audit recommendations
Ensure all new vendors are properly set up within the Oracle system and also properly approved
D. Impact / Influence / Liaison
Overall impact to the department / business unit / company / external stakeholders; impact / consequence of erroneous work / actions;
level of consultation provided to management.
Interaction with Corporate and Local Executive team : when supporting the monthly closing process
Interaction with FP&A : during monthly closings and yearly / periodic Forecasts to align targets & goals and review actual performance vs. forecast.
Interaction with multiple divisions at senior levels and with several functions : when preparing the monthly closing process,
Interaction with Marketing / MA / Medical improvement of business process and tax implications
Interaction with Field Finance / Directors to collect information and provide guidance on control processes, best practices and saving opportunities
Interaction with Region Controllers satisfying reporting requirements as well as ad-hoc requests.
E. Decision Making, Discretion & Latitude
Complexity of problems or procedures encountered, prioritization and decisiveness required to resolve issues.
Strong ability to manage complexity
Demonstrated ability to produce quality materials within tight deadlines and simultaneously manage several projects.
Information systems familiarity & knowledge, specifically Hyperion, Oracle and MS Excel
Ability to communicate well with corporate level, peers and staff
Strong analytical skills
Ability to prioritize
Understanding of Control, SOX, US GAAP, IFRS, statutory requirements, sales and income taxes
Fluent in English
Preferably Ex Big Four
With at least 5 years of experience in Accounting / Audit and preferably ex Big Four. If already worked in pharmaceutical business will be a plus.
Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting)