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Position Summary:

Directs many aspect of the general ledger, close and reporting processes, while ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and company policies and procedures.     

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct and indirect supervision and support to all direct reports and staff in the area of general accounting.
  • Manages and coordinates month-end close activities.
  • Prepares and/or reviews monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Reviews schedules, reports, journal entries and account reconciliations as necessary.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the general accounting function to ensure US GAAP and SOX compliance, including updating the Company’s internal control documentation.
  • Supports quarterly review and annual audit efforts.
  • Monitors accounting operations to ensure compliance with policies, practices and procedures.
  • Identify process improvements and automation of activities.
  • Prepares periodic and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis.
  • Stays abreast of the latest regulatory and financial accounting pronouncements.
  • Works with a variety of stakeholders to achieve department, company and personal goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports executive leadership on special projects as needed.
  • Assesses accounting operations, recommends improvements and implements new systems and processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or equivalent preferred, with a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible related experience.  An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.  Additional requirements:

  • Knowledge of accounting and control principles including US GAAP and SOX in a public company environment.
  • ERP experience required; experience with Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics and Management Reporter preferred.
  • Experience working in the life science industry is required.
  • Experience with clinical trial accounting is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of SEC Reporting and US GAAP.
  • Self-motivated with strong integrity, organizational skills and attention to detail.

Scope:

Provide guidance to team members and manage a section of the Accounting departments, to achieve goals in accordance with established policies and to meet schedules and/or resolve problems. Receives assignments in the form of objectives. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions; determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may add to costs and impact the short-term goals of the organization.

 

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

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