Sr Manager Accounts Receivable

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February 18 2021
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Sr Manager Accounts Receivable
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

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

The Sr Manager, Accounts Receivable, Global Financial Solutions, will be responsible for managing Accounts Receivable (AR) operations through a staff of 2 accountants and a contractor. The AR team is responsible for invoicing, collections, cash applications, month-end close, and supporting customer maintenance. The Sr Manager will provide accounting support in accordance with US GAAP.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Frequently interact with peers, outside customers, external auditors and functional group members at various management levels. Key stakeholders include the customer service team, credit, treasury, and the broader accounting team.
  • Manage two direct reports to ensure successful accomplishments of individual and team goals and objectives
  • Partner with internal and external colleagues to maintain and reduce company DSO
  • Manage the monthly subledger close and account reconciliation processes
  • Ensure that outstanding exceptions are investigated and resolved
  • Maintain a control environment in which the processes are consistent with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley and company policies
  • Review journal entries and ensure that cash application is completed on time and accurately (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month-end close
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives to develop and/or improve processes
  • Support global implementation of SAP ERP system, ensuring that all processes are implemented with best practices in mind. Drive standard global processes to improve consistency, scalability, and eliminate manual processes where possible.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors to ensure the quarterly review and audit activities are executed in a timely manner
  • Coordinate schedules, activities and reports with other departments
  • Prepare analysis and schedules for local management as well as internal and external auditors
  • Establish and maintain operating procedures within the context of existing internal controls and company policies
  • Gain cooperation of others, conduct presentations and provide technical information concerning specific projects

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school degree and twelve years' experience or Bachelor's degree and eight years' experience or Masters' degree and six years' experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Must be able to apply accounting knowledge to day-to-day operations and assigned projects
  • Ability to identify trends through analysis of various data
  • Working knowledge of SAP or similar ERP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience in process development and process improvement

Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA
  • Accounts Receivable experience
  • Experience in a multinational organization

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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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