Bausch Health

  • Staff Accountant

    Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    Job ID
    Finance - Corporate
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Bausch Health is a diverse company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    This position is an integral part of the US Finance function supporting the Commercial ledgers.  The successful incumbent will be responsible for a variety of accounting functions, including monthly close activities and a variety of special projects.  The individual will be a key contributor in the continued movement towards the creation of more prompt, useful, and consolidated reporting. 



      • Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
      • Monthly journal entries including areas of (but not limited to): accruals, prepaids, fixed assets, leases, inventory and deferred service
      • Assist in the monthly balance sheet and P&L analytical analysis
      • Perform analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts and sub ledgers to determine what entries/accruals need to be made for month end.
      • Perform variance analysis on monthly financial statements and prepare written explanations for significant variances.
      • Support process improvement initiatives for specific areas of responsibility.
      • Assist in representation of the Company in financial audits and reviews.
      • Assist with the application of GAAP to new transactions
      • Support corporate initiatives to enhance financial reporting
      • Support SOX 404 documentation and compliance requirements
      • Establish rapport and build cooperative, respectful working relationships with relevant internal and external parties.
      • As the workload demand changes for the department, additional responsibilities may be required
      • Special projects as needed.



      • Advanced MS Excel skills
      • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
      • CPA, MBA and/or public accounting experience preferred
      • Excellent verbal and writing skills required
      • Demonstrates high level of maturity, self-motivation, and team-orientation
      • Ability to stay organized and multi-task as needed
      • Creative problem solver
      • Perform well under pressure
      • Process mindset with focus on continuous improvement
      • Understand the importance of internal controls and segregation of duties
      • Experience with performing similar responsibilities in a $500M+ business
      • HFM experience is a plus
      • Flexibility to handle changing priorities and tight deadlines.
      • Bausch Health is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V

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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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