Director, Accounting (R1119857) - Durham, NC - IQVIA™

Date de publication 3/21/2020

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

The Director of Accounting manages all aspects of accounting operations for the Americas region.  This role offers the opportunity to play a key part in the operational reporting of a growing and complex business environment, including revenue recognition, cost accounting, and balance sheet management. Lead delivery and improvement on all processes and system integrations. We are looking for a positive leader with a passion for developing people to extract their potential.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Delivering accounting and operational support across all areas of the business
  • Oversee day to day financial operations, coordinate month-end activities with the local accounting and finance teams and take ownership for the monthly reporting
  • Provide high quality reporting and analysis to be used both internally and externally
  • Provide explanations of revenue analysis, based on the multiple revenue streams and operational metrics
  • Provide analysis of the cost of sales, linked to the appropriate operational metrics and revenue
  • Provide thorough analysis of inventory and consumables on a monthly basis including working with operations to identify ways to improve waste
  • Ensure robust Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed
  • Develop systems, process and controls to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Represent Accounting & Finance at internal and external audit meetings
  • SOX sign off for business units, continual review of the appropriateness of the SOX controls as the organization grows and introduces increasing levels of automation
  • Partners with regional and global management, advising and developing global processes support reporting needs of the organization.
  • Oversees Joint Venture reporting
  • Identifies and monitors areas of operational risk and/or opportunity.
  • Coach and mentor staff to improve performance
  • Plan, perform, and implement process improvement initiatives impacting the extended Global Finance team
  • Complete ad-hoc analysis as requested by senior management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of financial systems, Peoplesoft and Hyperion an advantage
  • Strong excel and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong leadership and focus
  • Influences outcomes
  • Proven record of results working with senior management in a consultative business approach
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technical proficiency with financial application software is essential
  • High level of integrity and self-confidence

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in business analysis, accounting and finance.
  • Previous Life Science or Manufacturing organization experience
  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead multiple job areas, the ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches
  • Demonstrated experience working and managing cross-functional and cross-regional teams
  • Ability to understand complex financial and strategic business logic and support strategic decisions

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1119857