Sr Manager, Finance - Accounting (U.S. Revenue Accounting)

Foster City
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November 18 2020
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Sr Manager, Finance - Accounting (U.S. Revenue Accounting)
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Gilead Sciences' U.S. Revenue Accounting team is growing with diverse professionals in an atmosphere of inclusion. We are seeking great candidates whose unique talents, expertise and background will add new perspectives to the Gilead team and will advance our mission to help millions of people around the world live healthier lives. Our values - integrity, inclusion, teamwork, accountability and excellence - are evident in everything we do.

The Sr Manager will be an integral member of the U.S. Revenue Accounting team responsible for proper revenue accounting/maintenance of related company policy/compliance with corporate SOX requirements and supporting various system implementation and ad hoc projects/initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage the activities of the revenue accounting function (e.g., develop, implement, and maintain accounting system policies and procedures to ensure revenue is recognized and reported in accordance with U.S. GAAP)
  • Work closely with various business partners
  • Be responsible for period-end close activities and account reconciliations
  • Summarize periodical financial results and perform variance and trend analysis
  • Prepare quarterly reporting schedules for internal and external reporting purpose
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls and policies
  • Drive for continuous process and system improvements
  • Support various system implementation and/or ad hoc projects/initiatives as needed

Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • Proven ability to lead collaborative problem solving
  • Attention to detail, organized and thorough
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to adapt to and be flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in revenue accounting is a plus
  • Proficiency with systems such as Oracle and related analytical applications preferred
  • A combination of Big 4 CPA and hands-on operational experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in a commercial stage Life Sciences company is a plus

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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