Mar 17, 2023

Job Description

2023! That’s when Sandoz will become a standalone organization. As a global market leader in Generics and Biosimilar medicine, Sandoz is stepping forward from a position of strength. Those joining Sandoz in the coming months will help shape the future of the company, its growth, innovation, culture and how Sandoz impacts the lives of millions. Embark on a career with genuine impact! 

Are you ready to make a difference?

As the Manager, Employee and Benefits Accounting in the Record to Report (R2R) team, you are responsible for ensuring the Employee Benefit plans and transactions are appropriately recorded in the U.S. from an accounting perspective and that the link to the Financial Statements is complete and accurate. The role is also responsible for ensuring that all compliance and regulatory requirements are met concerning P&O accounting in the U.S.

Your additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Build a high-performing organization and drives improvements/standard solutions, while driving a high degree of collaboration.
•Measure and manage the workforce to cultivate a customer service focus culture.
•Sponsor and oversee new initiatives and/or projects, which will drive productivity and efficiency objectives.
•Act as a liaison between Financial Reporting & Accounting (FRA) Operations and HR Compensation & Benefits, Pension and Treasury groups to ensure appropriate actuarial and accounting treatment for benefit plans.
•Review and assess changes to employee benefit plans for potential financial statement impacts.
•Actively participate in service calls between Sandoz and third-party service providers.
•Review SSAE16 reports from third party service providers.
•Review and formally assess, on a quarterly basis, the reasonableness of accrual estimates provided by HR.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $84,000 and $126,000/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related area of study is required. Advanced degree in Accounting and/or Finance is preferred.
•CPA or Chartered Accountant is preferred.
•Advanced Degree in Accounting and/or Finance is preferred.
•Formal continuous improvement training is preferred (i.e., Six Sigma).
•5+ years of financial experience for major company or division of large corporation required.
•Big 4 Audit background preferred
•Demonstrated ability to drive meaningful improvements in performance, quality and efficiency through system and process innovation and effective project management.
•Demonstrated ability to apply IFRS accounting practices within Employee Benefits.
•Expertise in financial reporting and consolidation systems, and strong Excel skills.
•Good people skills, leadership exposure and communication skills.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations:
Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

Why Sandoz?
500 million! That’s how many patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges aggressively and ambitiously. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Sandoz and our career opportunities, join the Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/sandoztalentpool.
Princeton, NJ
Audit & Finance
Full Time
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Manager, Record to Report, People and Benefits Accounting U.S.

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