Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant

Date:  May 19, 2024
Department:  Finance
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  Accounting/Finance & Control
Contract Type:  Permanent

Cary, NC, US

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceuticals and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 30 countries with more than 6,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group research, develops and markets innovative drugs in its three therapeutic areas: AIR (products and services that promote respiration, from new-born to adult populations), RARE (treatment for patients with rare and ultra-rare diseases) and CARE (products and services that support special care and consumer-facing self-care).
We are proud to be the largest global pharmaceutical group to be awarded B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes transparent ethical behavior at all levels. 
We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 

Chiesi USA

Chiesi USA is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and promoting products for the hospital, adjacent specialty and rare disease markets. We are a B Corp™ and Benefit company awarded Top Employer status for six consecutive years and certified as a Great Place to Work. 
At Chiesi, we share an entrepreneurial spirit and act as a force for good, pursuing high social and environmental standards, to ensure the wellbeing of our people, patients, and communities. We offer a work environment where professionals have the opportunity to build a purposeful career focused on helping others while achieving a fulfilling work-life balance, meeting exciting challenges, and engaging in important and rewarding work.

What we offer

Chiesi offers competitive benefits, services, and programs that enrich the personal and professional lives of our employees.   Our shared values of passion, innovation, trust and integrity bring out the individual talents and diverse perspectives of each of our colleagues.  Our environment encourages each individual to reach his or her full potential and drive outstanding results. We celebrate that “Every one of us is different. Every one of us is Chiesi."



The Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant is responsible for a diverse range of financial and customer service functions, including the calculation and preparation of wholesalers’ fees, sales data upload and reconciliation, facilitation of rebate processes, and execution of financial closing activities. 

Main Responsibilities

Administrative Fees:

  • Calculate and prepare monthly/quarterly FFS/DSA fees to be paid to Wholesalers.
  • Calculate and process GPO fees within the Contract System, generating reports.

Credit Management:

  • Manage customer’s credit block.
  • Customer credit reviews. 

Customer Service

  • Manage Accounts Receivable mailbox by routing unassigned tickets to team members.
  • Address internal and external customer requests. 

Loyalty Rebates

  • Facilitate period ending rebate process between all stakeholders.
  • Research rebate invoices discrepancies
  • Perform credit rebate aggregation. 
  • First point of contact for the sales team and contract department

Month End/Quarter End/Year End Closing:

  • Balance and reconcile A/R general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Sales reconciliation
  • DSO Calculation
  • Prepare AR Department KPI report.
  • Prepare Bad Debt Reserve calculation.


  • Upload and balance GRD Sales into Contract Systems and reconcile to SAP weekly.
  • Reconcile Sales from SAP and Contract Systems weekly.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepare documentation support for auditors.
  • Assist Accounts Receivable Manager on special projects to obtain better work processes for the department

Experience Required

•    Pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred  
•    Ability to work independently as well as within teams
•    Demonstrate expertise in technology systems utilized for preparing reports and calculations, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel and pivot tables. 
•    Experience with SAP is preferred. 
•    Knowledge of credit bureaus and experience assessing credit worthiness
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks and to respond to rapidly changing priorities and deadlines 
•    Experience in communicating with external and internal customers effectively
•    Must have excellent analytical skills and know how to solve problems


•    Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 to 7 years of experience in Accounts Receivable required

Chiesi USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work force at all levels of our business.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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