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Pfizer: One of the World's Premier Biopharmaceutical Companies

R&D Finance, Senior Associate




Full Time


Tampa, Florida, United States

For more than 170 years, Pfizer has continuously worked to make a difference by delivering innovative therapies that improve the lives of our patients. By building a talented community of colleagues that align with our patient-focused purpose and core values, Pfizer has improved global health and impacted more than 780 million patients around the world.

In 2021, Pfizer expanded its global footprint to Tampa, establishing a strategic powerhouse that brings together multi-disciplinary, professional services including Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Digital, HR Services, Sourcing, Commercial and Project Management into a single, centralized location. With so many diverse and highly-skilled colleagues supporting multiple functions and services across the organization, Pfizer Tampa offers ample opportunity to engage in newer ways of working that enhance, simplify, and transform how we deliver treatments to our patients.

Located in Heights Union, the Pfizer Tampa site offers a modern industrial design, the latest in innovative technology, and close proximity to Downtown with views of the Tampa Riverwalk and access to the Channel district and Bayshore Boulevard. From an onsite fitness center to top floor panoramic balconies and outdoor patio, our activity-based space will provide various ways of working to offer collaboration and flexibility to colleagues. The Pfizer Tampa site has constructed an atmosphere that fosters interaction and prioritizes colleague health and wellness.

Additionally, to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives, Pfizer is revolutionizing and evolving how colleagues work today. This year, Pfizer launched a new initiative that we call Log In For Your Day where a majority of colleagues can arrange with their manager to work remotely two or three days a week while still maintaining the ability to collaborate regularly in person at our sites. This flexible working model blends the best of remote work and on-site collaboration to drive greater flexibility, support work-life balance, and promote a vibrant, agile, and innovative culture.


The role collaborates with Study teams and works with Sr. Finance Managers, providing financial support (budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis) to priority late and early stage studies spanning the categories within WRDM and GPD Portfolios. The colleague will coordinate information from various sources across the WRDM and GPD organizations to prepare budgets and forecasts for the medicines and will provide financial support for Research Unit and/or Clinical Development operating expenses.


  • Provides life of study budget and financial support for priority late and early stage studies spanning the categories within WRDM and GPD Portfolios Responsible to maintain updated forecast data into R&D Mosaic. Responsible to provide analytical financial support for Research Unit and/or Clinical Development operating expenses.

  • Routinely interacts with the Sr. Finance Managers, Study Managers, Clinical Study Team Leads, RU Cost Center Managers, as well as supports the clinical teams and Pharm Sci teams in managing medicine life of program budgets and advises on financial impacts operational decisions (hereinafter referred to Client/Partners). Develop the complete Study Budget in partnership with Client/Partners.

  • Partners with the R&D Finance Category Leads and Senior Managers to provide Client/Partner financials in support of the overall portfolio financial management and investment decisions.

  • Coordinates information from various sources across the WRDM and GPD organizations to prepare budgets and forecasts for the medicines and operating expenses as well as ensures accuracy of actual spend reporting and accrual balances and conducts ad hoc analysis to assist with decision making.

  • Should have solid financial and analytical skills, a demonstrated ability to work proactively, influence and relate well to others, which will further enable the candidate to advise, support and problem solve with Client/Partners.

  • Prepare business results, financial projections and analyses, Identify trends, opportunities and recommendations for action to clients.

  • Coordinates budgeting and forecasting processes with clients and other internal stakeholders to ensure quality, accuracy and timeliness of the month end close and reporting, forecasts, and annual operating plan.

  • Collaborates with clients to manage budget within authorized target, support decision making and drive efficiency savings. Provide financial analysis in support of Operating Plan.

  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts within the broader R&D Finance organization.

  • Ensure compliance with all fiduciary responsibilities and finance policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 3+ years of experience.


  • Experience should include budgeting, forecasting, planning and analysis for a global organization.

  • Knowledge of accounting and prior experience in monthly financial close activities.

  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of applications, SAP and Mosaic preferred.


Last Date to Apply for Job: April 19, 2022

Alternative Locations: Groton - CT, Collegeville - PA, New York City, NY.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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