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Manager, Shared Services

Req #: 1800646
Location: Boudry, Neuchatel CH
Job Category: Finance
Work Location: Route de Perreux 1 BOUDRY 2017
Organization: Celgene Logistics
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:Switzerland- Boudry


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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monthly close-the-books activities, including but not limited to: Revenue(GTN), Expense accrual, Payroll accounting, accounts reconciliation, peer review of reconciliations, flux analysis
  • Responsible for a group of legal entities’ books, ensuring compliance with US GAAP standards and internal policies/processes
  • Management and coaching of a team of 2-3 accountants
  • Perform annual translation of financial statements from US GAAP to local statutory / local tax requirements for all assigned legal entities and ensure timely compliance of statutory deadlines
  • VAT compliance for assigned entities
  • Collaboration with Accounts Payable and supported affiliates to ensure correct accounting treatment of transactions
  • Primary contact for internal and external audits
  • Assist in the development and implementation of International accounting and SOX policies/processes

Technical Skills

  • More than 5 years of general accounting experience ideally in an International environment with exposure to VAT and statutory accounting
  • People management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (especially Excel and Outlook); ERP systems ( Oracle preferred)


  • Accounting degree (e.g. Swiss certified Specialist for Finance and Accounting / Spécialiste en finance et comptabilité avec brevet federal, Bachelor of Business Administration / Economiste d’entreprise HES) or similar degree (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant)
  • Proficiency in business English (both spoken and written). Another European language is a plus

Leadership competencies

  • Drive Execution – Goal setting, Prioritizing, Expectation Management
  • Drive Innovation – Process improvement, Creative problem-solving
  • Promote Open Communication – Clear, Open and Transparent
  • Demonstrate Adaptability – Flexibility, Manage changes/challenges/issues
  • Foster Team Work – Motivating, Inspiring

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