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Pfizer Manager, Consolidations and Financial Reporting in New York City, New York

ROLE SUMMARY

This role reports into the Pfizer Core Operations group. Core Operations is part of the Controller's organization in Pfizer and plays a vital role in the collection, consolidation and reporting of financial information for the company as well as the preparation of metrics over various financial reporting areas. The team collaborates with global, market, regional and HQ Business Finance as it relates to various data collection activities (sales, trial balance, inventory markup and supplemental/disclosure data) data submission requirements, systems/process training and financial reporting & analysis (both internal and external).

This position within the Core Operations group is responsible for the review and oversight of key financial schedules/analytics and execution of financial reporting processes that are critical to the consolidated financial reporting both internally and externally for Pfizer. In accomplishing this, the individual in this role will interact with colleagues globally across numerous functions within Pfizer's Finance & Business Operations organization and will be expected to not only execute their job responsibilities with a high degree of integrity and quality, but also be an active contributor to continuous improvement initiatives.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare select high risk financial reporting deliverables and assist Senior Manager in the review and management of monthly and quarterly close activities, including review of consolidated financial statements and selected external disclosures.

  • Lead the preparation of the monthly and quarterly Flash package, requiring coordination across various teams and stakeholders.

  • Lead the preparation and review of the quarterly Balance Sheet analysis.

  • Review external disclosures included in Pfizer's Earnings Release, 10-Q, and 10-K.

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to assist in their quarterly reviews and annual audits of Pfizer's financial statements.

  • Ensure internal controls are completed timely and accurately in accordance with SOX requirements and company policies.

  • Support strategic projects including acquisitions and divestitures, financial system upgrades, and implementation of new accounting standards.

  • Partner with key stakeholders to implement CI opportunities to enhance quality, streamline and simplify processes, and improve effectiveness of the close process.

  • Review metrics over financial reporting and communicate risks/opportunities to Core Ops. Management through review of KPI's.

  • Deliver trainings to global stakeholders on financial reporting and consolidation related topics.

Participate in the 10-Q/10-K reporting process:

  • Prepare and review various 10-Q/10-K disclosures, as assigned.

  • Communicate with External Reporting to provide all necessary support and documentation for disclosures, as assigned.

  • Coordinate efforts with Technical Accounting and External Reporting to review the impact of new accounting standards and develop processes to effectively operationalize those standards.

Maintain oversight of the monthly Flash Package reporting process:

  • Lead the preparation of the monthly Flash Package reporting process.

  • Maintain strong controls over monthly and quarterly Flash package reports to ensure financial accuracy and quality of schedules.

  • Lead pre-quarter Controllers meetings, and participate in monthly BU Finance meetings, quarterly Earnings meetings, and related follow-up for assigned areas.

Leads the preparation and review of the quarterly Balance Sheet Analysis Package:

  • Communicate deadlines and status with relevant stakeholders, and ensure deliverables are completed timely and preparers are held accountable for their areas assigned.

  • Present Balance Sheet analysis to management during quarterly review meetings.

  • Provide robust/value-added analysis and review of balance sheet activity (for those accounts assigned) reported in FCCS through interaction with business partners, knowledge of business operations and effective use of financial systems/tools.

  • Continuously evaluate opportunities to improve data quality or process efficiency in the normal course of this work, partner as necessary with process stakeholders.

Support other activities as a member of the overall Core Operations team:

  • Support special projects requiring analytical skills and knowledge of systems and processes related to business acquisitions divestitures, financial systems implementations, and changes in accounting policies, among others.

  • Review and/or prepare metrics over financial reporting for Senior Management with a focus on continuous improvement geared toward improved presentation of data and conveyance of information to Senior Management.

  • Effectively use FCCS reporting tools to support financial analysis and review of cash flow and supplemental reporting data, Flash package deliverables and other assigned areas.

  • Ensure alignment with and address questions from stakeholders and business finance partners regarding reporting issues and analysis of results.

  • Participate in identifying and executing continuous improvement opportunities in order to sustain the move towards 'best in class' processes.

  • Ensure key internal controls are properly identified and functioning as designed, in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.Support interactions and needs of internal and external auditors to ensure the completion of quarterly/annual audits.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting or financial reporting capacity.

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • CPA or advanced degree.

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of accounting principles and SEC reporting requirements and ability to provide guidance to team.

  • Demonstrates business acumen; ability to connect operational effect to business results.

  • Acts with a sense of urgency and is change agile.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize demands effectively.

  • Self-starter who brings energy, enthusiasm and a positive attitude to every responsibility and project.

  • Has a passion for new ideas and a sustained focus on continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Team player with the ability to establish positive and productive working relationships with others and actively shares that knowledge with others across the organization.

  • Demonstrates an ongoing desire to learn and a commitment to personal development.

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills; can independently organize and lead meetings and effectively convey ideas in an individual or group setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with a large, multi-national company.

  • Big 4 Auditing Experience.

  • Competency with Financial Close and Consolidation (FCCS), Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software.

Other Job Details

  • Last day to apply: July 12, 2024

  • Work Location Assignment:Must be able to work from assigned Pfizer office 2-3 days per week, or as needed by the business.

  • Additional locations: Tampa, Florida

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $93,500.00 to $155,900.00.* In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 12.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. 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 does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

  • The annual base salary for this position in Tampa, FL ranges from $84,200.00 to $140,400.00.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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