Sr. Manager, Accounting – Vertex Pharmaceuticals – Boston, MA

Vertex is actively seeking a Senior Manager in the Global Revenue Accounting group.

A successful candidate will have technical competence and experience in product revenue accounting and analytics as well as experience evaluating contracts and agreements to determine accounting treatment.

The Senior Revenue Accounting Manager will support the global revenue function in determining and documenting accounting policies as well as review of complex accounts in all regions.

This role works closely with various teams across the global organization, including Accounting, Finance, Distribution and Operations, Pricing/Market Access.

Key Responsibilities


Build partnerships with global finance and commercial organizations in support of financial reporting requirements ( focus on



Obtain in depth market knowledge to support accounting for product revenues


Support accounting for new reimbursement agreements


Partner with North America and International accounting teams to document accounting policies



with technical accounting team to apply accounting

literature and prepare for new revenue recognition guidance and its application to the Company


Support monthly revenue close activities, including but not limited to:


Review of the preparation and reconciliation

of monthly and quarterly account analyses for complex accounts for all regions



monthly global revenue reporting

package for review with Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller


Review and participation in forecasting process for Net Product Revenues


Participate in review of forecast to actuals


Support forecasting teams with application of accounting and impact of key estimates


Contribute to quarterly analytics review within global accounting team in support of quarterly close and earnings release


Play a key role in the Company’s quarterly and annual reviews and audit including the preparation of audit schedules and other auditor requests


Assist in the monitoring and enhancement of internal controls to ensure integrity and proper revenue recognition with ongoing Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance Review and support all revenue recognition disclosures in all SEC filings

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or Finance


years of progressive accounting experience in revenue accounting or pharmaceutical industry general ledger experience preferred.

Public accounting experience also a plus

Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications


Revenue and/or public accounting experience

Pharmaceutical industry experience

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