Associate Director, Corporate Accounting/Reporting

Location: Foster City, California US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 1716

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Job Description
Associate Director, Corporate Accounting/Reporting

Gilead's Corporate Accounting/Reporting team (comprising technical accounting, SOX, consolidations and external reporting) is looking for a strong utility player looking to grow his/her knowledge and skills on one of our technical teams. We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is intellectually curious and has a broad interest in learning and understanding how each team functions within Corporate Accounting /Reporting.

We're seeking an exceptional candidate who has:

  • A track record of consistent success in different environments
  • A strong sense of ownership and pride in high performance
  • Unquestionable ethics
  • A genuine appreciation for diversity and inclusion
  • An affinity for technical work (e.g., history of thorough research of complex topics, deep cumulative knowledge base)
  • A client-focus and consultative approach to problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive, authentic character, and is a natural team player and relationship builder - no drama
  • A growth mindset and is comfortable leading
  • A focus on execution, and is unafraid to work up/down levels to ensure success
  • Alignment with Gilead's mission and culture

Skills, competencies, experience requirements include:
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience, ideally a combination of Big 4 public accounting firm and experience in the controllership function of a large multi-national public company
  • Deep subject matter expertise in SEC reporting and US GAAP accounting standards
  • Success leading process improvements and positively influencing change
  • Experience building strong partnerships with key stakeholders across various functions
  • CPA

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Job Number: R0013952

Community / Marketing Title: Associate Director, Corporate Accounting/Reporting

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