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Transparency Reporting Analyst in Andover, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Andover, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/19/2018
  • Job ID:
    348627

Job Description



Description:
Responsibilities: Capturing and reporting transfers of value (cash or in-kind) provided to covered recipients (HCP/Os), directly or indirectly, in support of federal and state transparency reporting laws is a critical business requirement.
Primary responsibility is to ensure that HCP/O aggregate spend data within identified Smith & Nephew spend streams is being captured and reported in an accurate, complete, and timely manner in accordance with evolving federal and state regulations.
This position will work within the Aggregate Spend Service Center (ASSC) team reporting up through the North America Finance Shared Services (NAFSS) organization.

Experience & Knowledge Essential Essential Job Functions:
50%
* Monitor identified HCP/O spend source streams to ensure data is being submitted per expected scheduled
* Perform high-level reasonableness checks for all HCP/O spend data received based on historical trends, legal requirements, IT systems and divisional business processes -
* Perform detailed review/audit for accuracy and completeness based on defined criteria (e.g. product/division mismatch, purpose/description mismatch, unusually high/low dollar value, etc.)

25%
* Follow up with functional points of contact to investigate all incomplete and/or anomalous data; discuss with ASSC team lead to determine action required to correct

15%
* Continuously look for opportunities to improve the effectiveness and/or efficiency of any related HCP/O spend system/process and support enhancement efforts as needed (e.g. create functional requirements, define test scripts, perform UAT, etc.

10%
* Using standardized templates develop & maintain process/procedure documentation
* Assist with analyzing data in support of monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Scope of Position Responsibilities:
Internal relationships
* Will interface with all levels within the organization from entry level staff to Senior leaders
* Although U.S. focused, will interface with resources from across the globe (different time zones, cultures, etc.)
* Will interface with various Shared Service (e.g. Finance, Compliance, IT) and Divisional (e.g. Professional Affairs, MedEd, Research/Clinical Trials) functions
External relationships
* Will interface with non-employee sales reps
* Could periodically interface with external consultants

Requirements:
* Advanced MS Excel & MS Access skills
* Proficient with other MS Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Must be self-motivated and able to motivate others
* Excellent time management skills (able to meet identified deadlines)
* Ability to prioritize regularly changing workload
* Attention to detail & rigorous approach required, with the ability to remain focused on the bigger picture

Education: Bachelor's Degree required plus 0-2 years experience in a related field such as accounting, auditing, or equivalent experience preferred

Experience:
* Customer Service experience preferred
* Audit experience preferred
* MS Access/VBA development experience preferred
* Project Management/Systems development lifecycle experience preferred

The above job description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential functions of, and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Preferred Experience:
* Customer Service experience preferred
* Audit experience preferred
* MS Access/VBA development experience preferred
* Project Management/Systems development lifecycle experience preferred

Skills/Behaviors Requirements:
* Advanced MS Excel & MS Access skills
* Proficient with other MS Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Must be self-motivated and able to motivate others
* Excellent time management skills (able to meet identified deadlines)
* Ability to prioritize regularly changing workload
* Attention to detail & rigorous approach required, with the ability to remain focused on the bigger picture

Education: Bachelor's Degree required plus 0-2 years experience in a related field such as accounting, auditing, or equivalent experience preferred

Job Posting Description Comments
Position will be temp to perm REQUIRED 2 plus years experience REQUIRED 4 year degree Analytical Skills - Strong EXCEL a MUST Strong Customer Service skills Responsibilities: Capturing and reporting transfers of value (cash or in-kind) provided to covered recipients (HCP/Os), directly or indirectly, in support of federal and state transparency reporting laws is a critical business requirement. Primary responsibility is to ensure that HCP/O aggregate spend data within identified Smith & Nephew spend streams is being captured and reported in an accurate, complete, and timely manner in accordance with evolving federal and state regulations. This position will work within the Aggregate Spend Service Center (ASSC) team reporting up through the North America Finance Shared Services (NAFSS) organization. Gather and reviewing data and reporting into multiple systems.