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Accountant (6-8 Month Temporary Assignment)

Celgene Corporation
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Accountant (6-8 Month Temporary Assignment)

Duties and Responsibilities

• Monthly close-the-books activities, including but not limited to: cash posting, accruals preparation and posting, accounts reconciliation, intercompany activities reconciliation
• Responsible for multiple legal entities books, ensuring compliance with US GAAP standards
• Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results for both internal management and external reporting purposes
• Perform annual translation of financial statements from US GAAP to local statutory / local tax requirements for all legal entities compliance in various countries
• Responsible for all VAT compliance work for assigned legal entities
• Collaboration with Accounts Payable team in order to ensure correct accounting treatment of expenses
• Primary contact within the SSC for Finance issues related to assigned legal entities
• Primary contact for external audit issues related to assigned legal entities
• Assist in the development and implementation of International accounting and SOX policies/processes in close collaboration with our Corporate Finance colleagues

Technical Skills Required

• 2-5 years' general accounting experience ideally in an International, fast-paced environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (especially Excel) and Business English
• Experience with integrated accounting software (Oracle preferred)

Leadership competencies

• Drive Innovation - Process improvement, Creative problem-solving
• Promote Open Communication - Clear, Timely, Open and Transparent Communication
• Demonstrate Adaptability - Effectively manage multiple assignments and competing priorities simultaneously
• Foster Team Work - Team member support, Alignment to values, Cross-Functional collaboration
• Identifies with the Celgene values and behaviours
• Responsible, proactive, strong work commitment


• Commercial degree (e.g. CFC d'employé de commerce or Maturité commerciale)
• Accounting degree (e.g. Swiss certified Specialist for Finance and Accounting / Spécialiste en finance et comptabilité avec brevet fédéral) or similar degree is an asset