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Finance Manager

  • Ref: 309280
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Bridgewater, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

You will be an integral part of the Finance team charged the entire financial operations of a rapidly growing and expanding pharmaceuticals company. The person will oversee the Finance team and will directly report to Vice President, Finance. The candidate must have a passion to succeed and contribute to a high− performance team that delivers exceptional results. Must possess positive attitude and adaptable to a “startup” type of environment without losing focus on business goals. This individual should be a strong and dependable leader who builds trust with their team and is transparent, ethical, and honest.

Company Information

Generic Pharmaceuticals

Job Duties

  • Oversee and complement the day−to−day operations of the Accounting/Finance team, with an emphasis on creating efficiencies, time management, and general accounting
  • Responsibilities include executing/ reviewing finance / reporting activities, budgeting, forecasts and other special projects
  • AR & AP coordination with Global Shared Service Team and ensure timely completion of activities
  • Review Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) every month end and coordinate with respective team members for accuracy
  • Ensure timely completion of month end, Quarter end and year end close as per company timelines
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors and provide relevant information / documentation to auditors
  • Coordinate with Tax team and provide relevant information and check for accuracy for Quarterly / Annual Qtr4 annual tax filing
  • Review quarterly tax liability weekly
  • Ensure Transfer Pricing regulations are complied and work with external consultants for timely completion of Transfer pricing Study.
  • Forecasting profitability and cash flow, managing the annual budgeting process and budget data, and supporting senior management decision making with professional financial analyses
  • Responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and reporting performance vs budget and forecast results
  • Prepare GAAP financial statements, provide analysis of variances and balances for month−end reporting; and make month−end journal entries
  • Preparation of Monthly reconciliation of B/S accounts , review of journal entries,
  • review of General Ledger and sub ledger reconciliation, inventory valuation , report generation and variance analysis
  • Assist the Executive Team in developing financial presentations and documenting items for decision
  • Maintain accounting controls and policies established by the Company to ensure data integrity and accuracy
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvement with particular focus on
  • efficiency and return on investment. Presents findings and recommendations as applicable to senior leadership.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by senior leadership


Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance / Accounting or related discipline. − Required

Experience & Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel a must
  • Experience with NetSuite Preferred
  • Minimum 4−5 years of experience in Accounting/Finance
  • 2 years of experience in the generic pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting in an ERP environment
  • Excellent analytic and observation skills
  • Sound judgement and experience to apply to current situations.
  • Excellent computer skills using spreadsheets and database tools
  • Be able to work within deadlines and be able to prioritize self and staff to meet the Company’s expected delivery times
  • Highly efficient and should be a team builder
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Approachable and willing to help employees both inside and outside of finance
  • Ability to effectively interpret and communicate financial results to non−financial managers
  • Should be a go getter and proactive while dealing with customers , vendors, and  departments