Pharmaceutical Accounting And Tax Service
accountings and tax service spend
i am a research analyst for market research firm, we are currently doing a study on spending in accounting and tax services or procurement of accounting/tax services by pharmaceutical companies:
we are in need of the following study:
regional industry trends on spend practices for audit, accounting and tax services in north america, europe..is there any difference in compliance or statutory requirements in governance or tax services?
Key drivers that is likely to increase the spend on big 4 firms?
Pricing model adopted for engaging with big 4 firms, percentage of adoption for a particular model( fixed fee, outcome based, time based fee etc)?
Top global players in tax services and audit services in us and eu
key billing rates for audit partners managers and associates in eu and north america
key cost saving opportunites in audit services
best practices with relation to sourcing engagement with big 4 firms.
Sourcing opportunities and pitfalls
cases of pharmaceutical companies savings opportunities
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working on accounting-related and business consulting projects to translate business and accounting requirements into technical solution specifications. Client/project requires u.S. Citizenship.
degree preferred: bachelor's degree or master's degree in management information systems, engineering, accounting, computer science, mathematics, finance, economics, statistics, mba from an accredited college/university. Certification(s) preferred: database and programming certifications, such as oracle, ms sql server; cpa; and/or pmi. Certified fraud examiner is a plus. Knowledge preferred: proven knowledge of, and/or success in individual contributor or supervisory roles relating to data analytics, forensic accounting and/or financial reporting, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas: - supervising or leading work streams involving business transactions management, such as divestitures, mergers and acquisitions; - performing in or maintaining relational and nosql databases, especially utilizing one or more of the following environments: data visualization tools - tableau; spotfire, qlikview, etc., microsoft sql, oracle, informatica; or, vba or python; - performing in erps, especially multiple business and accounting cycles, financial reporting activities, and data models; - understanding industry-specific business processes and accounting practices, such as technology, healthcare, oil and gas, utilities, etc.; and, - consulting or helping to manage industry-related data analytics and/or financial management, emphasizing multiple business and accounting cycles. Skills preferred: demonstrates a thorough level of ability in and/or proven record of success with data analytics, forensic accounting and/or financial reporting, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas: - managing multiple workstreams and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, cross-functional, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment; - leading teams on accounting-related and business consulting projects to translate business and accounting requirements into technical solution specifications; - creating, managing, and utilizing high performance relational and nosql databases, such as microsoft sql server, oracle, microsoft access, olap and other proprietary software; - gathering, standardizing, and analyzing voluminous transactional electronic data, such as banking records, general ledgers, sales and inventory data, etc.; - querying and mining large data sets to discover transaction patterns, examining financial data and filtering for targeted information that utilize both traditional and predictive/advanced analytic methodologies; - designing and developing user interfaces and database reports; - communicating cogently when writing, speaking and/or presenting to senior management, client personnel, compliance personnel, and team members; and, - contributing to project management, including maintaining work plans, status reports, and client-ready deliverables.
accounting information systems
years of experience
3-5 years+9 Other Responses