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Astellas Pharma Associate, US Revenue Operations in Northbrook, Illinois

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at .

This position is based in Northbrook, Illinois. Remote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with Astellas' Responsible Flexibility Guidelines. Candidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply.

Purpose and Scope:

The Associate US Revenue Ops administers APUS' contractual obligations under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) and other State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs (SPAP). Responsible for validating quarterly Unit Rebate Amounts (URAs) and maintaining regular communications with state Medicaid agencies and their vendors regarding rebate invoices, adjustments, and dispute resolution. Use Model N Revenue Management software system to administer Medicaid programs and quarterly rebate payments according to the contract terms and conditions.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Upon receipt, analyze, dispute, and pay Medicaid and SPAP rebates within applicable timelines.

  • Develop and maintain a Technical Operations Procedure (TOP) Manual.

  • Conduct ongoing research regarding exceptions and related issues for dispute resolution.

  • Coordinate with IT to test and implement necessary Medicaid processing changes and updates within the Model N system.

  • Administer Medicaid program adds and updates in Model N.

  • Assist with gathering sample Medicaid payment documents for JSOX testing and applicable audits.

  • Ensure accuracy of URA calculations under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, SPAP and other government contracts.

  • Responsible for the administration of the PHS contract.

  • Additional duties as needed.

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Analyze, dispute, and pay Medicaid and State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP) rebates as well as develop and maintain a Technical Operation Procedure (TOP) Manual.

  • Maintain all documentation necessary to comply with internal controls and J-Sox requirements.

Organizational Context:

  • Individual contributor role

  • Reports directly to the Sr. Manager, US Revenue Ops



  • At least two (2) years of government and/or commercial contract administration experience.

  • Understanding of government programs and regulations associated with these programs.

  • Ability to define problems, research proposed solutions and analyze the short- and long-term implications.

  • Ability to weigh risk/benefits involved in dealing with government agencies and possess excellent customer service and negotiation skills.

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of Model N or other industry systems used for rebate processing.

  • Self-motivated, require minimal supervision and a team player.

  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions

  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions

  • Referral bonus program

Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.


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Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans