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Intercompany Accountant

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Raleigh, NC
Start date
Jun 13, 2024

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Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Intercompany Accountant
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact.

We believe every employee deserves a great leader. People Leaders are the cornerstone to the employee experience at Gilead and Kite. As a people leader now or in the future, you are the key driver in evolving our culture and creating an environment where every employee feels included, developed and empowered to fulfil their aspirations. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.

Job Description

Gilead is seeking an Intercompany Accountant who will be responsible for intercompany accounting and reconciliations for the US entities. The Accountant will provide global oversight for overall intercompany balances in preparation for the month end close elimination process. The Intercompany Accountant will provide accounting support in accordance with US GAAP. In this role the successful candidate will:

  • Partner with colleagues from different functions or different locations to coordinate and execute the monthly journal entry process for intercompany.

  • Perform month-end close tasks and process accounting transactions for intercompany through the ERP subledger or manual journal entries timely and accurately.

  • Perform GL account analysis and account reconciliations for the intercompany area.

  • Review global intercompany balances prior to commencing eliminations and explain variance between Intercompany AP and AR at entity level.

  • Ensure financial results are in accordance with GAAP.

  • Recommend process improvements, and participate in or lead cross-functional initiatives to implement best practices.

  • Work with treasury, tax, financial analysts, accounts payable and accounts receivable to support overall intercompany transactions and settlement.

  • Perform IT, Facilities, Benefits, and Manufacturing allocations in the ERP system.

  • Maintain a control environment in which the processes are consistent with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley and company policies.

  • Participate in cross-functional initiatives to improve processes and testing of new processes

  • Interact with internal and external auditors to ensure the quarterly review and audit activities

    are executed in a timely manner.

  • Work with team members and follow guidance from the team manager to ensure successful accomplishments of individual and team goals and objectives.

  • Support ERP enhancements, reporting enhancements, and UAT testing.

    Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Perform accounting sub-function and preparation of reports and statistics detailing financial results.

  • Coordinate schedules, activities and reports with other departments.

  • Establish and maintain operating procedures within the context of existing SOX controls and company policies.

  • Prepare journal entries (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month-end close and accounting transactions.

  • Maintain, reconcile and resolve reconciling items for balance sheet accounts.

  • Prepare analysis and schedules for management as well as internal and external auditors.

  • Interact with peers, external auditors and functional group members at various management levels. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations or providing technical information concerning specific projects.

    Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS degree in accounting or equivalent.

  • Must be able to apply accounting knowledge to day-to-day operations and assigned projects.

  • Strong technical expertise in their area of responsibility is required.

  • Ability to identify trends through analysis of various data.

  • Working knowledge of SAP strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word) required.

  • Strong written, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills are required.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Must be detail-oriented and organized.

  • Experience in process development and process improvement.

    The salary range for this position is: $90,695.00 - $117,370.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

    For additional benefits information, visit:

    * Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.



    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

    For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

    Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

  • Company

    Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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    333 Lakeside Drive
    Foster City

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