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Sanofi Group Manager, Financial Analysis & Compliance in Bridgewater, New Jersey

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Job Summary

The Manager of Financial Analysis and Compliance reports directly to the Head, Financial Analysis and Compliance and is responsible for preparing and analyzing broad level, entity financial data (P&L and Balance Sheet) for several legal entities in the North American reporting perimeter. This person will perform a detailed analysis of key financial information, accounts and reserves to determine accuracy, compliance with company policies and appropriate accounting treatment. In addition, this person will assist in coordination and management of the North America Accounts Committee meeting which will include finance leadership throughout North America as well as the Global consolidations team. Other key functions under his/her responsibility is assistance with the coordination of the external audit performed by PwC and statutory audits for several entities. This position will have significant interactions and visibility with senior level management, including multiple Executive Committee members, business development, internal and external auditors. It will also be key that this position cooperates transversely with other teams within Finance, Tax, Corporate Consolidations & Statutory reporting to ensure proper recording and disclosure of various accounting information.

Overall responsibilities include the following:

  • Prepare and analyze broad level legal entity financial data (P&L and Balance Sheet) for entities within the North America reporting structure on a quarterly basis. This data is presented quarterly to senior finance management (CFO level) and external auditors.

  • Perform a detailed analysis of key financial information, accounts and reserves to determine accuracy, compliance with company policies and appropriate accounting treatment.

  • Assist in coordination and management of the North America Accounts Committee meeting which will include finance leadership throughout North America as well as the Global consolidations team.

  • Assist with managing relationships with both internal and external auditors. Assistance in coordination, addressing and ensuring resolution of accounting, reporting, and internal control issues that arise. Assistance in ensuring that a strong and adequate control environment exists in North America.

  • Collaborate with various internal departments, specifically North America Tax, Finance, Treasury, Consolidations and Statutory Reporting on financial analysis, reporting and disclosures.

  • Prepare and analyze commitment and lease disclosures for Form 20-F

  • Assistance with other duties and special projects as requested (SHIFT, eClose, account reconciliations)

  • May be required to assist with review of manual journal entry compliance testing and quality assurance review of account reconciliations

Job Responsibilities within Scope:

  • North America Accounts Committee meeting

  • Coordinating and supporting North America audits (to include Puerto Rico, Allston Landing and Bioverativ statutory audits)

  • Quarterly financial flux analysis

  • Journal entry and quality assurance testing procedures

  • Quality assurance review of account reconciliations

  • Additional information for North America commitments and lease reporting for form 20-F

  • Manage local Trintech tools (Account reconciliation)

  • Quarterly Sales cut-off testing

Education:

  • BA/BS degree in accounting preferred

  • CPA Certification preferred

Experience:

  • 5-7 years of work experience in an accounting or finance role.

  • Must have management/supervisory experience in large public accounting firm.

  • Sarbanes-Oxley audit experience and knowledge of IFRS are a plus.

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical, detail oriented and organizational skills.

  • Experience working in multicultural and transversal environment with demanding deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with diverse constituents: internal staff, senior management, external public accounting, and other professionals.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Proven management skills, with the ability to earn immediate respect based on intellectual capacity, professional credentials and interpersonal skills.

  • Comfortable working in both a structured and non-structured environment.

  • Understanding of internal control concepts.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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