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Senior Accountant - 12 month contract

Job Purpose:

The Product investments accountant is an experienced accountant that will oversee all the accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions related to specific product investments.

Key Responsibilities:

The Product investment accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances, maintaining general ledger, preparing month-end close procedures. A successful accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and VAT. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating with colleagues working in a different department (such as marketing and medical departments) and also junior profiles.

The Product investments accountant duties also include;

  • ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks;
  • maintaining and balancing accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions;
  • resolving discrepancies;
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.

Position Requirements (knowledge, education, qualifications, level of experience, etc.)

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance preferable
  • Proven experienced as accountant for at least 5 years, preferable in a pharmaceutical company
  • Good knowledge in accounting (local GAAP and IFRS nice to have)
  • Good communications skills (with suppliers, auditors, colleagues and consultants)
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

Key Competencies specific to the role

  • Accounting knowledge of ITA GAAP and possibly IFRS
  • Communication skills
  • Team working
  • Research Skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Thoroughness
  • Quick learner especially about accounting systems.

Senior Accountant - 12 month contract

Kyowa Kirin
20080 Basiglio, Metropolitan City of Milan
Full Time

Published on 09/12/2019