Pfizer Sr Finance Associate in Dalian, China
BRIEF JOB PROFILE DESCRIPTION:
The GL Senior Finance Associate is Responsible for ensuring General Ledger (GL) transactions are properly recorded for all countries serviced by Pfizer Global Financial Solutions Asia (GFS - ASIA). In addition, the General Ledger will play a key role in establishing the GL policy and process for GFS - ASIA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for performing the day- to-day general ledger accounting, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas.
Prepare and post monthly journal entries.
Review significant journals submit from SL team
Research and resolve Business Unit(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas.
Routine communication with Supervisors relating to financial close, issues and deliverables.
Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close for assigned functional areas:
Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.
Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the periodic management reporting of financial results for assigned functional areas:
Prepare all Financial Reporting requirements package , Timely and correctly submit finance reports to NY or relevant governmental entities according to timetable.
Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules.
Prepare foreign currency transactions analysis and its impact on financial results.
Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
Cross train as back-ups for other staff in the case of emergencies.
Review GL data for compliance with Pfizer corporate policies using independent judgment to assure adherence to the policy.
Assist in the establishing of GL processes necessary for steady state operation
Contribute to team effort and assist co-workers as needed to balance workloads.
Help to create a work atmosphere conducive to a high degree of integrity and teamwork.
Maintain customer (other departments and foreign locations) satisfaction by promptly following up on customers' requests for information.
To develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders to maximise customer service and meet Service Level Agreements.
Responsible for statutory reporting if included.
Support on internal/external audit.
Strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to handle several projects at once
Ability to troubleshoot and adapt to changing needs
Experience in a multinational environment desirable
High level of self-motivation, energy and flexibility
Highly customer and service minded
SAP / Oracle experience desirable
Good computer skills including Microsoft Products
Strong accounting, interpersonal, analytical thinking, and organizational skills
Respect for diverse cultures
Bachelor's degree majoring in Finance, Accounting, or other related field
5-8 years of accounting experience in GL, Interco, Fixed assets, international finance preferred
G ood English communication skills.
CPA or working towards a must
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.