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AbbVie Accounting Manager (Compliance/Revenue) in Sunnyvale, California

Accounting Manager (Compliance/Revenue)

Requisition: DM - 5719 - PH

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

# of Openings: 1


Accounting Manager (Compliance/Revenue)

Location:Sunnyvale, CA

Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

Title:Accounting Manager (Compliance/Revenue)

General Position Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for work within the accounting team ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP, SOX requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform month-end close process functions, primarily focused on revenue, accounts receivable, collaboration, intercompany, clinical accrual and rebate/chargeback/return transactions, as well as administrative and process improvement activities.

  • Assist with SOX compliance.

  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures, including journal entries.

  • Prepare all monthly collaboration transaction calculations.

  • Prepare quarterly royalty calculations based on worldwide sales.

  • Perform account reconciliations and control procedures, and provide support for Internal Control testing.

  • Coordinate with internal teams and/or departments to calculate/record complex calculations, intercompany entries and invoices.

  • Perform other duties/special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with courses in accounting and finance + professional accounting certificate (will accept 3 or 4 year degree as equivalent)

  • At least 3 years in position offered or in an audit/assurance position

  • Management accounting; business economics

  • Analyze financial transactions and their impact under US GAAP for impact and presentation of financial statements


  • Excel

  • Microsoft Dynamics

  • SOX Compliance

  • Conduct validation of deferred revenue

  • Revenue recognition for corporations based on GAAP

  • Assemble and evaluate monetary packages, and analyze for unusual variations

Hiring Requirements: Background & Reference Checks

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled