Senior Accounting Manager, Consumer Health
Hanover , New Jersey
October 22, 2017
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Accounting Manager, Consumer Health, are to:

  • Actively support/consult the business in their decision processes by providing accounting impact of various options on business results;
  • Actively support business restructuring processes providing guidance on the financial impact of decisions made by the project teams;
  • Provide guidance to significant business decisions, transactions and provide accounting impact of various options on business results and the associated accounting treatment of various options;
  • Actively support the planning and forecasting process (for business, TX, FI purposes) linking the business with Accounting;
  • Provide key insights into development of the financial statements and contribute to their completeness and correctness by providing Central Accounting/Central Controlling departments with transparent and qualitative information originating from within the Business;
  • Explain trends in financial statements as the controller of actuals; act as a business advisor / consultant for both business and internal / external audit purposes;
  • Actively research and stay abreast of changes in Accounting guidelines, and Support Central Accounting with Change Management towards business for implementation of new guidelines;
  • Actively participate in industry events to understand overall industry trends and benchmark industry best practices;
  • Assure the correctness, completeness and consistency of provisions (restructuring, legal); gross to net reporting; contract risk assessments;
  • Provide overall coordination of integration of Accounting in projects (e.g. system changes, mergers and acquisitions, various business driven topics);
  • Support Central Accounting in the Demand Management for process or system changes as requested by the business;
  • Support all internal continuous improvement projects and serve as point contact for accounting topics in Consumer Health.

Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting;
  • Certified Public Accountant or CPA candidate with at least 8 years of relevant working experience;
  • At least four years of Public Accounting experience;
  • A self-starter with international experience and a strategic mindset;
  • Strong technical accounting skills - proficiency with IFRS /US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles desirable;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Gross-to-Net models and the ability to contribute towards the improvement of such processes quickly;
  • Good working knowledge of the Consumer Products business and specific accounting issues impacting that business segment is desirable;
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and presentation skills that instills trust;
  • Ability to build long term partnerships and collaborate with senior management and cross-functional business teams
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP and BI desirable);
  • Ability to take support multidisciplinary project (e.g. M&A) and assure corresponding change management;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Busines Administration;
  • Big 4 Accounting Firm experience.

  • Domestic Relocation is available

Your application
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany

A little about us:
Why Bayer? Because we’re a pioneer in the fields of human, animal, and plant health. Because we invent solutions that will create a sustainable future for our planet. Because a career with Bayer means you can put your passion into practice and make an impact.

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