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Financial Analyst

North Chicago, IL

Posted: 03/16/2023 Job Number: 23368875

Job Description

Hybrid Role.

Project Description:
  • The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the client's organizational finance teams to administer a portfolio of in-bound and out-bound licensing arrangements.
  • Such organizations primarily include the Commercial and Aesthetics finance teams but may also include Operations and Corporate.
  • The role is highly visible as it executes the activities necessary to administer these arrangements with external licensors/licensees and works cross-functionally with Alliance Management, Legal, Treasury and Tax COE as needed to support day-to-day operations and ad-hoc requests.
  • Perform month-end close activities to ensure global royalty income and expense are properly recorded including P&L review, variance analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist in the preparation of Alliance Accounting's quarterly balance sheet review by preparing relevant variance analysis and drafting meaningful commentary.
  • Prepare global royalty rate analyses to support the Commercial planning process for global royalty expense across all planning cycles (Plan/Update/LBE/LRP).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as Alliance Management, Legal, Treasury and Tax COE to ensure licensing arrangements are appropriately implemented and administered in accordance with their terms and conditions.
  • Operate independently to prepare periodic licensor reporting packages for royalty payments ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance with the terms and conditions of the licensing arrangement.
  • Additionally, prepare milestone payment packages as needed to facilitate internal approvals.
  • Ensure timely collection of royalty receivables and serve as the point of contact.
  • Operate with a continuous improvement mindset and identify and implement solutions to optimize owned processes to drive speed, agility, and financial insights.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis and participate on project teams as required.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree B.S. Or B.A. In Business (Business/Accounting/Finance).
  • Minimum 3+ years of progressive experience in Finance and/or Accounting.
  • Demonstrates strong teamwork and business partnership skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly as well as influence through relaying complex data in simple terms.
  • Solid understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in systems, particularly MS Excel, SAP, BPC, HFM, experience is a plus.
  • Innovative with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strong problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Individuals must be self-motivated, be able to work independently, and adjust priorities as needed.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Kevin: kevin@alphaconsulting.Com


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