Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Senior Manager, Financial Accounting (Fixed Term Contract - 1 year)

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/3/2018 11:32 AM)
    ID
    2018-3500
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Corporate
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.


    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.


    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    The Senior Manager, Financial Accounting plays a key role in the Dublin Finance Team which is primarily responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts, provision of key management information and financial analysis and preparation of statutory financial statements.

    Key focus areas for the role will be:

    • Preparation of monthly management accounts on a timely basis in accordance with US GAAP
    • Preparation of accurate management information and performing financial analysis with meaningful insights as required
    • Supporting key financial reporting systems (AX 2012)
    • Support local accounting requirements as necessary

    Essential Functions

    • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with Group policies and Corporate deadlines and disposition of reconciling items arising from account reconciliations.
    • Working individually and as part of a team to prepare monthly reporting packs and other management information (e.g. quarterly supplemental pack) in accordance with Group policies and Corporate deadlines
    • Liaising with external and internal auditors, assisting with the annual statutory audit and interim reviews and preparation of statutory financial statements
    • Liaising with the IT team in supporting AX 2012 and driving efficiencies in our processes using our systems to their full potential
    • Maintaining appropriate SOX process and control documentation, ensuring the proper design and execution of internal controls and assisting in the coordination of SOX control
    • Assisting other team members and coaching junior team members as needed
    • Other ad hoc duties/projects as may arise

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Proven track record of increasingly responsible experience in financial accounting, ideally with shared services or similar exposure
    • US multi-national environment experience an advantage
    • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and financial reporting
    • Experience in the pharmaceuticals industry would be an advantage
    • Fluent English is required
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Strong analytical and communication skills
    • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
    • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
    • Work as part of a team and liaison with other functions
    • Ability to organize work effectively to meet deadlines

    Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

    • ACA qualification, ideally obtained in an audit setting

    Description of Physical Demands

    • Responsibilities may require working outside of “normal” hours, in order to meet business demands.

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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