Rae Anne Gural 517 Chester Ave Roselle Park, New Jersey 07204 908-620-0159 (h) - [email protected]
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Accomplished US Managed Markets Finance Operations professional with over 10 yea rs experience in the pharmaceutical and banking industry. Successful in impleme nting software application enhancements to improve productivity and process cont rols. Ambitious learner who works independently on multiple projects simultaneo usly. Major areas of expertise include: * * * * * Market Share Adjudication * Proficient in I-many CARS/IS Commercial Rebates * Sarbanes-Oxley and CIA Auditing Chargeback Operations * System Implementation Contract Administration * Commercial and Personal Loans Proficient in Microsoft Applications
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MERCK (formerly Schering-Plough) January 2005 - September 2010 Commercial Rebate Analyst - Kenilworth, NJ October 2009 - September 2010 Analyze and prepare managed care commercial and Part D rebate payments for 10 cu stomers accurately and in a timely manner. Enter terms and conditions, market s hare requirements and business segments into C3 system. Review data received an d work with IT department and third party vendor to ensure all plan mapping is a ccurate and formulary and co-pay requirements are tested during audit and valida tion of data. * Participated in the research and exclusion of co-pay, formulary and product co nversion errors, resulting in annual team savings of $3.6 million. * Trained on Trade Rebate System, completed quarterly batch credits to wholesale rs and completed monthly payment reconciliation, accruals and deduction reports. * Selected by Merck transition team to transfer knowledge and train colleagues o n legacy SP systems and processes in the managed care commercial and market shar e areas. Market Share Analyst - Union, NJ May 2007 - October 2009
Analyzed market share sales data and adjudicated appropriate tiered pricing and placement on quarterly basis. Entered and maintained customer contracts for mar ket share programs in the I-many CARS system. Assisted customers, wholesalers a nd field representatives with inquires to ensure placement was communicated and in sync. * Lead in creating automated market share process and created hospital systems t o reduce the head count in the market share area. * Project lead in the merger of the Organon Biosciences customer master. * Participated in team events and provided back-up for contract analyst team whe n workload was overwhelming. Sr. Contract Analyst - Union, NJ April 2006 - May 2007 Responsible for the administration of GPO terms and conditions in the I-many CAR S system. Maintained membership for hospitals and medical facilities to their r espective pricing category. Collaborated with chargeback analysts and managemen t on rejections and day to day operations to ensure accuracy of pricing, adminis trative fees, and member placement. .
* Reduced historic rejections from 1 M to 200 K which reduced future chargeback rejections. * Trained new employees and IT in the I-many CARS system to help facilitate repo rting requirements. * Created monthly report for government pricing of exclusions and bundled pricin g. * Provided reports and financial statements for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley a nd Corporate Integrity Audits. Chargeback Analyst - Cranford, NJ January 2005 - April 2006
Analyzed chargebacks for assigned wholesalers efficiently and accurately. Assis ted contract analyst team by providing a peer review all contract set activation s in the system. Created outside the systems credits for wholesalers and collabo rated with the credit department to keep wholesaler deductions at a minimum. * Assisted with user acceptance testing for the S chargeback system. * Participated in training event for new system and provided input on the creation of standard * Closed historic chargeback system debit memos implementation of the I-many CAR and assisted peers with training operating procedures. in a timely manner.
Synergy Federal Savings Bank Assistant Branch Manager - Kenilworth, NJ April 1998 - January 2005 Assisted in the operation of six campus offices and supervised 10 employees. Re sponsibilities included preparing and delivering employee performance appraisals and training on operational procedures. Trained staff on sales and loans and w as responsible for office security and integrity of the facility and all negotia ble items. Assisted customers opening accounts and loans and with the data to d ay questions and inquiries. * Created documents and forms for office use and ordered supplies. * Ordered and verified cash shipments to respective branch. * Sold, entered, processed and disbursed loans. EDUCATION University of Phoenix * Pursuing Bachelors of Science in Finance (54 credits completed to date) * 3.5 GPA High School Diploma, Union, NJ. Graduated 1990