POSITION SUMMARY :
Colleagues in the GFS Shared Services Center (SSC) will be responsible for the timely delivery of standardized financial processes on behalf of Biopharmaceutical Finance and their business partners in the Emerging Markets.
Colleagues in the center will perform certain Record-to-Report, Invoice-to-Pay, Travel &; Expense, Order-to-Cash activities from a facility in Prague, Czech Republic.
The GFS SSC - Prague Order-to-Cash Analyst will be responsible for the performance of activities such as cash application, business risk evaluation, credit management, bad debt analysis, write-
off management, AR trade payments and month end reporting requirements for the market. Completion of these activities will ensure that GFS Leadership and other key stakeholders have access to timely, accurate, and complete Order to-Cash information.
Ensure cash application and manual A / R intervention conform with market / GFS policy
Matching unidentified cash receipts to the correct invoices
Ensure accurate data is applied to all transactions according to the defined procedures
Research unidentified receipts using internal sources, written communication or phone inquiries to determine appropriate recording of receipts
Effectively communicate to peers and management in regards to work tasks and deadlines
Work with individual markets and other finance colleagues to resolve credit disputes
Communicate with trade receivable customers concerning application of receipts
Maintain receipt records, files and documentation
Manage application of customer discounts (WHT)
Assist various departments with questions regarding receipts
Process deductions in accordance with relevant policies
Provide support to reconciliations between US GAAP / IFRS
Provide audit documentation as required
Participate in all Order-to-Cash initiatives, management of certain of them
Participate in transformation projects as needed, subject matter expert
Provide various ad hoc reporting as required (e.g. unearned discount report)
Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX)
Coaching of junior colleagues
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting / Finance is preferred
experience in accounting and / or cash application related (Customer Service, Collections, Credit management, Finance, etc.) preferred
Experience with relationship management, administration, customer service and advanced error resolution methods preferred
Working knowledge / experience of US GAAP and / or IFRS preferred
Experience with financial shared services preferred
SOFT &; TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals
Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
SAP / ERP system experience in an advantage
Business English language skills (written and verbal), required
Fluent French language skills required
Pfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health. We discover, develop, manufacture and deliver quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent disease for people.
At Pfizer, colleagues in more than 90 countries work every day to help people stay happier and healthier longer and to reduce the human and economic burden of disease worldwide.
As we continue to develop healthcare products and expand our business globally, we are consistently looking for new talents.
Right now we are seeking French speaking candidates to join our newly established financial team at the position of Collections analyst :
At this position you will handle the following responsibilities :
Manage collection activities for French speaking market
Resolve customer queries via phone and email
Manage inbound and outbound calls
Follow up timely on overdue payments
Manage unapplied cash and request remittance advice where necessary
Prepare and dispatch dunning letters / customer statements
Ensure compliance and controls are adhered to and captured for Audit review
Maintain and develop relationships with relevant markets and all major customers within those markets as appropriate
Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions and communicate these to the Team-Leader / Manager
In reward Pfizer offers to you :
You will receive the benefit of working for a stable and very well established international corporation with a sonorous name and highly established organizational culture.
You will become an important part of our international, friendly and dynamic team. We can offer a competitive salary and a scale of benefits, including cafeteria program, travel allowance, meal vouchers, and recognition awards.
GFS Prague was recently voted Top US SSC Investor in Czech Republic by the European Business Services Association
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.