Allergan Senior Accountant, Inventory in Rockaway, New Jersey

Senior Accountant, Inventory

Rockaway, New Jersey, United States at

Oct 10, 2016Post Date

151304Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the timely and accurate maintenance andanalysis of the company’s inventories. This permanent position will be based out of Parsippany, NJ. Key job responsibilities are:

  • Maintain accurate inventory records.

  • Make any necessary correcting journal entries to inventory at month end to ensure inventory is stated correctly on the balance sheet and reconciles to G/L.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.

  • Perform or lead inventory counts and analyze variances.

  • Review inventory adjustments for validity.

  • Manage and reconcile inventory transfer pricing and intercompany eliminations.

  • Conduct analysis into inventory costs and related trends.

  • Support the accounting team with special projects as needed.



  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in an accounting role, particularly inventory accounting.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Experience with SAP preferred.

  • Balance Sheet account reconciliation and analysis experience.

  • Advanced Excel, ability to modify formulas, use vlookups and pivot tables.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to easily interact within the department and with others.

  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively in order to meet deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related.