Pfizer - Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That's why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.Job Title:Finance LeadPosition PurposeResponsible for the operational management of the Finance and Accounting functions including maintaining financial integrity and to support decision making that contributes to the successful achievement of business and strategic goals of Pfizer NEAR.To ensure strict adherence to policies, procedures and regulatory requirements across the entire business and its clusters. To assume leadership role within the management team and participate in broad decision making.Primary ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include, but are not limited to:Ensure al transactional activity is carried out in accordance with local and Pfizer accounting policies and procedures and ensure that integrity of the financial statements is maintained at all times.Providing and interpreting financial information;Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;Developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;Managing a company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems;Supervision of the tax, and any required statutory declarationsLiaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out;Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. auditors, tax advisors etc,Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;Keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.Rolling out updated policies & procedures and monitor compliance thereafter.Investigate/explain/understand variances and/or resolve consolidation issues/errors.Responsible for planning and budgeting/forecasting process and providing planning and decision making support to the Commercial business unit leaders and FDProvides leadership for monthly/quarterly close, monthly review with operations and corporate requests for financial data to fulfill reporting requirements.Support business unit managers in the process of gaining approval of local business proposals and acts as advocate for locally developed plans in wider organization.Special reports required by NY/Regional OfficeManaging the accounting teamEnsure team is motivated and appropriate roles and responsibilities are assigned.Ensures succession planning with a long term view in mind.Commits to coaching, mentoring and development of employees.Keeps open door as a policy to understand / address employee concerns and take required actions.Sets realistic expectations for the team.Available for leadership direction as required by the team.Local lead to support current and any future organizational restructurings.Additional task as required within the functionThe individual must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills and be willing to actively partner with other functions to drive meaningful business results.