EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Indicate the formal education, certification or license required and/or preferred. Include the minimum number of years of relevant experience required for the position (where legally permissible). • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Accounting, MBA preferred • CPA, CIA, or CISA certification required • Minimum of 10 years of technical accounting/auditing experience required • Public accounting experience required • Management and supervisory experience required • Practical knowledge of US GAAP Accounting and COSO internal controls framework • SAP, JD Edwards or HFM accounting application experience an advantage • Fluency in English and Spanish Required and Portuguese Desired TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: Indicate the technical skills required and/or preferred, as applicable. • Knowledge of SOX 404 requirements and documentation. • Knowledge of GRC-type controls monitoring and testing activities. • Familiarity with risk control matrices, business process flows and standard operating procedures. • Relationship building skills with Shared Services Site process owners, management and non-GFS stakeholders (Pfizer “compliance community” including KPMG and Corporate Audit Site representatives) in order to demonstrate a position of trust. • Ability to communicate effectively with the Pfizer compliance community, and share information in an open and transparent way. • Familiarity with controls best practices in all financial areas, including outsourced arrangements and ERP applications. • Ability to facilitate and lead knowledge sharing and training sessions with process owners as a means of harmonizing processes and controls across multiple Markets. • Knowledge of ERP computer applications, preferably SAP, and attendant controls. • Knowledge of validation procedures in connection with application information upload projects. • Knowledge of analytical review, account analysis and reconciliation procedures. • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint) required • Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development. • Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects. • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management • Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty. • Willingness to travel for meetings and projects.