• R2R Sr Accountant – Inventory COE San José Province
  • Pfizer in San José Province, San José, Costa Rica
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

Why Patients Need You

Your in-depth knowledge and financial skills will keep our products in production and our innovators innovating. Whether you are part of establishing, coordinating, researching, or administering financial operations, your role is critical to getting our medicines in the hands of the people who need them most, faster and more efficiently than ever before.

What You Will Achieve

Your expertise and skills will help Pfizer build robust financial controls to manage its finance and accounting practices. You will put in place system controls and determine the operation's consistency with corporate objectives and standards through various verification methods and processes. You will identify internal control gaps in business procedures, processes or systems, and initiate appropriate remedial actions.

As a Senior Associate, your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the team. Your focus and ability to meet team targets will help in... completing critical deliverables. Your innovative use of communication tools and techniques will facilitate in explaining difficult issues and establishing consensus between teams.

It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It
• Contribute to the completion of projects, manages own time to meet agreed targets and develop plans for activities on own projects.
• Participate in projects that require creativity and analytical skills.
• Ensure audit deliverables are provided timely and to a high standard.
• Facilitate and coordinate quarterly Balance Sheet review meetings with markets.
• Actively support team’s value proposition by keeping processes aligned with the delivery model and global standard, adhering to our internal controls structures and help identifying process improvement opportunities.
• Contribute to team effort and assist co-workers as needed to balance workloads.
• Coordinate resolution of any issues, engaging with relevant stakeholders to ensure prompt resolution.
• Effectively coordinate and drive knowledge sharing through a mix of remote interaction and site visits according to business needs.
• Ensure proper documentations on all transactions based on company's policies and procedures in the area of Accounting.
• Prepare basic analysis for external accountants and Corporate Audit and ensure adherence to local accounting regulations.


• Bachelor degree in business related field required or at least 75% of progress. On going Licentiate is a plus.
• 2-3+ years of relevant experience
• B1/B2 english level
• Advanced Excel knowledge and proficient in PowerPoint and Office 365 tools
• ERP system Subject Matter Expert (SAP preffered)
• Proficient accounting / finance related knowledge including local requirements at least in one of the following areas: AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Inventory, GL, Cash Management and Intercompany.
• Ability to resolve complex accounting issues
• Proficient accounting skills and US GAAP/IFRS knowledge
• Sox control experience
• Proven project support experience
• Basic Data Analytics experience (Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, others)

• Master's degree
• Relevant pharmaceutical experience.
• Information Technology skills, System Application & Products, Hyperion Financial Management / Financial Data Quality Management Smart View experience
• Experience in dealing with external auditors and overseeing the audit process
• Experience in preparation of financial statements
• Strong accounting, analytical thinking and problem solving skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Desired project management background (Lean, Agile, Six Sigma, others)
• Relevant Pharmaceutical industry experience

Soft Skills
• Strong and effective communication
• Ability to anticipate potential risks
• Strong customer service
• Ability to work independently under minimum supervision.
• Strong stakeholder management abilities.
• Teamwork and leadership skills.

Work Location Assignment: Flexible

EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) & 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, or disability.

Finance & Accounting
San José Province San José Costa Rica


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