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Pfizer Global HCP Transparency Reporting Senior Associate in Groton, Connecticut

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

The Global HCP Transparency Reporting Senior Associate will contribute to the effort to generate high quality, accurate, and consistent data incorporated into the postings, filings and reports related to Healthcare Professional (HCP) and Healthcare Organization (HCO) payment disclosures for the markets assigned.

The Senior Associate will utilize global transparency reporting standards, processes and the Pfizer Transparency Repository system (PTRS) to collect, monitor, reconcile and correct data from multiple financial/expense/customer engagement sources (both internal and external) throughout the year to ensure data quality and completeness. This includes but is not limited to looking for duplicate transactions, outliers, data errors and feeding back opportunities for process improvement to source systems and business data owners. This position is ultimately accountable for ensuring the accompanying standards, processes and data are of high quality to meet the HCP/HCO transfer of value disclosure commitments in the markets assigned as required by local codes and laws.

The Senior Associate will collaborate with market implementation leads, compliance and legal stakeholders as needed to ensure timely production of transparency reports. Additionally, this position will partner with Business Process Owners across the organization including Finance, Biopharmaceuticals, Worldwide Research, Development and Medical (WRDM), Digital and the global transparency reporting CoE to ensure that PTRS, source systems, HCP/HCO customer master and other applicable Pfizer systems evolve to meet public disclosure needs.

The Senior Associate provides key services in the execution of the operations to support the Transparency initiatives. The Senior Associate must bring a level of rigor and consistency in providing high-level service while ensuring compliance with the established procedures.

The role will partner with the Director/Team Leader to ensure the processes in place are optimal and meet all internal and external reporting obligations for assigned data sources and markets. The position requires a strong commitment to the continuous improvement vision.

The Senior Associate role contains a significant amount of work requiring judgment, decision making, limited oversight and broader knowledge of the organization.

How You Will Achieve

  • Manage the data stewarding/correction process across data sources to ensure data integrity/quality including the ability to accurately associate payments with a unique HCP/HCO and their respective consent (where applicable) to produce accurate and timely reports for publication as per market timelines.

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the markets the role is responsible for in relation to HCP/HCO transparency reporting processes.

  • Assist in managing Transparency reporting process for State Disclosure in accordance with State regulations and Pfizer's SOPs requirements in timely manner for publications.

  • Perform all process steps necessary as required by local codes and laws (for allocated markets) to ensure that all validations are completed in a timely manner for publication.

  • Partner with the market stakeholders as necessary to clarify data and prepare reports to support country manager certification, publication and republication.

  • Monitor and feed back to markets and source systems in relation to data quality issues, to continually improve the concept of right first time capture of data.

  • Implement a consistent approach/processes to reporting HCP/HCO Transparency Reporting data across markets allocated.

  • Respond to ad hoc requests for clarification, additional information and/or reports regarding HCP/HCO payments/transfers of value and supporting the HCP pre-disclosure & dispute process.

  • Respond to queries from management, business unit leaders, and other stakeholders as needed in relation to transparency reporting information for markets assigned.

  • Contribute and adhere to Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and compliance standards.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement projects and other system/process enhancements aimed at improving the quality of the data and associated processes.

  • Participate in training on an as-needed basis.

  • Assist in periodic audits and inspections by internal audit or external regulators.

  • Remediation of issues resulting from audit findings or compliance related matters.

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop a strategy for collecting required information for disclosure.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • BA/BSc degree with 3+ years of professional experience.

  • Experience in finance, compliance, accounting, or management information systems in the pharmaceutical industry or related field a plus.

  • Fluency in oral and written English is required

  • Strong analytical, results oriented capabilities combined with superior organizational skills.

  • Experience and comfortable working in cross-functional and matrix teams.

  • Demonstrated skills in teamwork and customer focus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Expert level working experience/ Expert knowledge of Excel is required

  • Fundamental understanding of analyzing and managing large sets of data via excel is required

  • Good oral and written communication skills in other languages is a plus: English, Spanish etc.

Nice-to-Have

  • Relevant experience in Transparency initiatives including the understanding of HCP/HCO Transparency Disclosure policies (Specifically Open Payment Reporting)

  • Strong technical skills, including experience/ knowledge of user query tools (Excel/Access), underlying financial & reporting systems (SAP, Ariba, CVent, Concur, Business Objects) is desirable.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimal travel may be required.

  • Will be part of a virtual team and must have the ability to accommodate global / virtual meetings as needed.

  • Must have the ability to work across multiple time zones and meet with team members and key stakeholders who are located across the Americas, EMEA, AsiaPac as necessary.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 18 August, 2022

  • Work Location Assignment: FlexibleFlexible colleagues are assigned a Pfizer site within a commutable distance where they work about 2-3 days weekly to connect and innovate with their team face-to-face. However, they also benefit from being able to work offsite regularly when it makes business sense to do so.

#LI-PFE

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Sunshine Act

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.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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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