Valeant Pharmaceuticals Financial Analyst in O’Fallon, Missouri


Assist organization’s Controller by providing accounting support in the O’Fallon Finance department; duties include performing monthly closing activities, preparing account reconciliations, assisting with budgets, and calculating new item costs and processing new item load sheets.


  • Assist the organization’s Controller in the development of the budget and forecasts;

  • Analyze financial results to determine present and future financial performance;

  • Assist in preparing analysis of month-end results for Senior Management;

  • Prepare journal entries (general accruals);

  • Maintain monthly close checklist for Finance team;

  • Account Reconciliation (i.e. Accounts Payable; Unvouchered account, etc.);

  • Review accounts for reasonableness and resolve discrepancies;

  • Work with project manager to determine when project is complete;

  • Process owner for new product item loads (i.e. calculate costs; communicate and coordinate loads);

  • Assist with overall review of standard costs;

  • Assist management with special projects as required.


Required Education:

Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

Required Skills/Qualifications:

Demonstrated analytical proficiency; Posses the ability to understand and correlate complex business issues into simple cause and effect explanations; Excellent formal and informal written and oral communication skills; Willingness to be held accountable for producing accurate information and to perform tasks by the highest ethical standards

Good command of standard MS Office Applications – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Trained in using PeopleSoft, ERPLx or other ERP systems a plus.

Required Experience:

Three or more years work experience in a related position or field.

Preferred Experience:

Prior experience in Manufacturing Cost Accounting; Prior experience with ERPLx and PeopleSoft or similar software systems a plus.

Job ID 7884

Location US - MO - O’Fallon

Category Finance

Pos. Type Full Time