Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives.
Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge.
With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
At Celgene we are committed to changing the course of human health through bold pursuits in science, life-enhancing therapies and a promise to always put patients first.
Celgene’s team in Boudry are made up of passionate, talented people who contribute every day to achieving our mission of putting patients first with industry-leading programs.
To continue this important work, we are recruiting an Account Receivable Specialist to join our team.
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
Responsible for Accounts Receivable cash posting and sub-ledger reconciliation for the whole of International
Responsible for collection activities for all direct sales, including balance confirmation with wholesalers and customers;
Perform a comprehensive analysis of customer accounts. Investigate and collect on the aged balances; follow up with Celgene Finance Affiliates as needed.
Perform bank reconciliation of all the collection bank accounts
Liaison with Order management, Celgene IT, and third party Logistics Service Provider (LSP) for all Financial Logistic Service Provider load issues.
Identify and help resolve critical AR related issues.
Collaborate with key stakeholders including Order Management, Customer MDM, and the IT Group on resolution of AR related issues.
Assist in ad hoc projects and analyses, like audit reviews and maintenance of desktop procedures, as necessary for current business support.
Ensure compliance with company policies, including country-specific guidelines, as well as SOX requirements.
Address all internal and external customer inquiries in a timely, professional and effective manner
Identify and recommend process improvements and system solutions to enhance the efficiency of the overall AR process.
Maintain relationships with internal business customers to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge and skills required
Commercial degree (e.g. CFC d’employé de commerce or Maturité commerciale) required
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Accounts Receivable
Experience with Oracle financial system a plus.
1 to 2 years' general accounting experience a plus.
Fluency in English besides French, any other language a plus
Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to pay attention to detail
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft excel and word
Highly motivated, self-driven towards accurate results
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to organize workload, and the capacity to progress a range of tasks at one time.
High degree of integrity with courage and commitment to do the right thing no matter what the situation.
Strong customer service focus, with a drive to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our customers.
High sense of urgency and commitment to team and department objectives.
Strong problem-solving ability, balance of common sense and creativity.
Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple work streams, remains calm and effective under pressure.