EXPRESS SCRIPTS SERVICES COMPANY Sr. Accountant in Saint Louis, Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY Compile data on returns of pharmaceuticals to manufacturers. Monitor returns to ensure that credit is received. Periodically contact manufacturers to inquire about the status of credits. Prepare reporting on the status of inventory returns receivable. Verify and post details of business transactions to journals, general ledger, and other accounting records. Work with team members as well as other departments to research and resolve issues. Assist in establishing and maintaining accounting and accounting control procedures for the inventory returns process. Analyze inventory variances between physical and perpetual inventory. Assist with other inventory special projects and reporting as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Track returns of pharmaceuticals to manufacturers * Monitor returns to ensure that credit is received * Contact manufacturers to inquire about the status of credits * Analyze inventory variances between physical and perpetual * Inventory returns receivable journal entries * Returned inventory receivable account reconciliations * Inventory returns receivable reporting * Other inventory projects as needed QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor s degree in related field or 8 to 11 years of experience * 2-5 years relevant experience with Bachelor s Degree or Master s degree and 0-3 years of relevant experience * PC skills, Microsoft Office programs, strong Excel and Access skills * Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles * Proficiency in accounting processes, procedures, and controls * Experience in general ledger account analysis/reconciliation * Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues * Excellent problem solving and analytical skills * Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage heavy workload * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate departmental and project deadlines ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT If your niche is in financial reporting and analysis, underwriting, cash management, audit, or investor relations, our Finance department may be a perfect fit for you. Our teams within Finance work together to ensure our spending stays on track, and that we remain a profitable industry leader. We re always on the lookout for innovative people who think outside the box to join our team. ABOUT Company Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health. Company is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the \\"Most Admired Companies\\" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401k with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan. Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran *LI-JB3.Employer's Job# ESMEUS6561Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.