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Senior Consolidation Accountant

at Merck in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

Our Finance team brings together our financial perspectives into our overall strategic and tactical decision making. We use state-of-the-art techniques for financial analysis, planning, accounting, reporting and performance evaluation. This allows the organization to continue advancing medical innovation and improve lives.

Position Description:

The Senior Consolidation Accountant will be responsible for compilation and reporting of the Company’s consolidated financial results in accordance with US GAAP. The candidate will coordinate and prepare the financial data utilized in the Annual Report and the SEC 10Q and 10K filings. This will include compiling comparative analysis for consolidated Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows for assigned accounts. The Senior Consolidation Accountant reports directly to the Associate Director of Consolidation Accounting.

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Prepare consolidation journal entries, including processing post-closing adjustments on behalf of business divisions/legal entities.

+ Perform in-depth reviews of financial statement accounts by analyzing account balances, researching variations, obtaining entity commentary, and ensuring proper US GAAP accounting is applied.

+ Collaborate with other Finance teams to assist with analysis and to ensure accurate presentation of financial results.

+ Prepare ad hoc analyses/reports and assist with special projects to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies in financial reporting.

+ Prepare and reference 10Q/10K footnote disclosures.

+ Participate on cross-functional teams to ensure proper accounting for entity acquisitions and divestitures.

+ Provide accounting guidance/instructions to business divisions/legal entities for various transactions.

+ Ensure compliance with Finance policies and procedures, internal controls, and S404 requirements

Position Qualifications :

Education Minimum Requirement:

+ Undergraduate degree in Accounting- BS/BA

Required Experience and Skills:

+ A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in an accounting related role, internal audit, or Big 4 public accounting.

+ Understanding of the relationship between income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement.

+ Understanding of translation of foreign entities’ financial statements to US Dollars, as well as principles of Consolidation Accounting.

+ Demonstrated ability to analyze financial reports for accuracy and reasonableness and to prepare and maintain various supporting schedules.

+ Strong time management skills, with an ability to work effectively under set time schedules

+ Ability to work well independently, as well as a team player, under tight deadlines.

+ Highly developed organizational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to collaborate across areas.

+ Strong technical accounting skills, attention to detail, and high level of accuracy.

+ Proficient experience working with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

+ Working knowledge of Hyperion Finance Management and SAP applications

+ CPA or MBA

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers’ Policy – Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Job Posting: JC192826435

Posted On: Sep 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021