Company Name: Actavis, Inc. Import
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
Location:
  • USA - Salt Lake City UT, 84103
Job Description
Description

Summary: Energetic individual, who under direct supervision of manager, will assist in the financial support of the Brand R&D operations. Key activities include but not limited to analyzing financial information, preparing journal entries, preparing and distributing financial analyses and financial reports. Essential Job Functions : * Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws. * Researches and answers internal questions regarding invoice processing and payment. * Assists Research and Development departments with creating capital expenditure and asset disposal requests. * Performs research and resolution on discrepancies found during accounting analyses to make sure that expenses are coded correctly. * Creates month-end, quarter-end and correcting journal entries * Reviews, records and forwards invoices to Accounts Payable for processing. * Works with research and development departments to update monthly status report of capital expenditure requests and notifies corporate accounting when equipment can begin being depreciated. * Maintains and creates cost tracking spreadsheets for Research and Development departments. * Updates and creates educational and research grant contract cost tracking spreadsheets. * Conducts regular reviews of open purchase orders and provides lists to requestors. * Conducts monthly reviews and reconciliations of purchase card activity. * Gathers data and answers questions when needed for internal and external audit requests. * Enters monthly data into and reconciles project accounting database. * Maintains account reconciliations for pre-paid and accrual accounts. * Attends Research and Development department month-end accrual meetings. * Tracks and reports clinical project hours worked by department to aid in allocation update discussions. * Reviews and audits clinical project expense reports monthly. * Collects and organizes month-end journal entry back-up and reporting. * Performs related duties as assigned. Knowledge of : * Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) principles and methods. * Business and personal computer hardware and software applications. * Business English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. * Principles and practices of general accounting, and financial computations. * Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Access. * SAP, JD Edwards, Cognos TM1 and Contributor experience a plus. * Current Company policies, practices and procedures, including safety rules and regulations. Skill in: * Working hard, setting goals and accomplishing them and performing duties with minimal supervision. * Providing timely information to management and is able to correctly prioritize work. * Providing excellent customer service to internal business partners. * Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others. * Problem solving and willingness to look into the details to find solutions. * Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others. Qualifications

Three (3) years accounting/finance work experience, preferably in a research and development environment.Education

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, finance or equivalent from an accredited college or university.