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Astellas Pharma Senior Associate, US Revenue Operations in Northbrook, Illinois

Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture.

There's something special about working at Astellas. It's reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve together as a company.

Astellas is announcing a Senior Associate US Revenue Operations opportunity in the Chicago area with opportunity to work remotely.

Purpose & Scope:

The Senior Associate US Revenue Operations is responsible for calculating, analyzing, documenting and submitting pricing data under federal and state government programs. These submissions are both monthly and quarterly with strict guidelines, requirements and deadlines. The role is required to proactively maintain cross-functional relationships with Health Systems, Contract Operations, IT, Legal, and Finance to ensure all data or reporting issues are identified for quick resolution and within program specific compliance. In this role, the Analyst is considered a SME for all areas regarding the calculations such as analysis of data, legal methodologies, communications, and training of new team members as needed. The role will also lead the yearly audits which entails providing data, coordinating meetings, and answering questions as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Manager, US Revenue Operations, Associate Director, US Revenue Management and IT personnel as needed to resolve all issues identified during the calculation process: data, system, contract, etc.

  • Assists the Manager, US Revenue Operations with all methodology changes required due to new regulations or business practices and obtains necessary approvals.

  • Possesses excellent working knowledge of Model N Government Pricing System and coordinates applicable system enhancements or changes.

  • Responsible for or assist with accurate and timely submissions of various mandated pricing calculations: AMP, Best Price, Public Health Service, and NFAMP.

  • Maintains policies and procedures ensuring compliance with all programs.

  • Assists with applicable audits.

  • Perform in-depth analysis of pricing components and formulating impact analysis.

  • Validates monthly transactions (direct, indirect sales, rebates) against the General Ledger.

  • Utilizes KERnel to ensure government calculations are accurate.

  • SME all on aspects of calculations with ability to lead discussions in all things GP.

  • Perform 340B refund calculations.

  • Process Quarterly IFF Rebate.

  • Additional duties as needed.

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Ensures all government pricing calculations are accurate submitted by established deadlines.

  • Works with cross-functional team members to ensure data accuracy.

  • Ensures methodologies, policies, and procedures are up to date and accurate.

Organizational Context:

  • Individual contributor role

  • Reports directly to the Associate Director, US Revenue Management



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Two (2) years of government pricing experience and two (2) years of Model N experience

  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and organization skills

  • Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task in deadline focused environment

  • Strong analytical skills


  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry business practices

  • Audit and J-Sox knowledge and experience


Category Commercial Finance

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