Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Sr. Financial Analyst

    Job Location US-MO-St. Louis
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  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    The ideal candidate for this position will be an integral member of the US Financial Planning & Analysis team, supporting a Dermatology commercial Sales & Marketing Team. The position is responsible for monthly financial reporting and analysis, month end close transactions, cash flow projections for quarterly asset testing, and development of quarterly latest estimates and annual plan. 


    • Participate in US commercial Business Unit P&L management including:
    • Month and quarter end closing activities, including accruals, review of commitments and invoice payments, accounting transaction research, and correcting entries as needed
    • Analytic, accounting and financial reporting support for the Derm Rx business, including monthly explanations of actuals vs. plan/forecast
    • Demand analytics and modeling which drives updated expectations for business
    • Act as subject matter expert for procurement process
    • Drive on-going financial planning & reporting tools, systems, and process improvements
    • Special projects and ad hoc financial modeling/analysis as needed
    • Liaise with auditors relating to quarterly and annual audit inquiries and SOX reviews
    • Cash Flow modeling for quarterly testing of intangible assets, contingent considerations, and IPR&D


    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance
    • CPA or MBA preferred
    • 3+ years of diverse Accounting/Finance experience in the pharmaceutical or surgical industry, preferably supporting commercial, branded business
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong excel and financial systems skills to build and maintain Budget & Forecast P&Ls in HFM
      Hyperion and Peoplesoft experience is a plus
    • Quick learner with ability to work in a fast-paced, lean environment and respond quickly to special requests
    • High ethical standards, strong verbal and written communication skills, and team player
    • Willingness to commit to long hours of work to support accounting and financial planning deadlines as needed
    • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization, including senior management

    REPORTS TO: Manager, Finance


    Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.



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