Why would I want this job?

Great opportuntity for an Assistant Controller with a provider of safe and effective generic pharmaceuticals.

What would I be doing?

  • Manage the day-to-day operational accounting responsibilities for the finance and accounting team
  • Managing the accounting, financial reporting and financial planning and analysis function
  • Day-to-day accounting operations (monthly close, GL activity etc)
  • Gross-to-net calculations and adjustments
  • Ownership of R&D budget: budgeting, tracking, and analysis of budget to actuals
  • Manage accounting team and duties including invoicing, check runs, journal entries and reconciliations, etc
  • Leadership of audit and tax processes
  • Other duties as assigned

What would make me qualified?

  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and application is required
  • Attention to detail, ability to self-monitor for quality and to take ownership and pride of work is a must
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) or a similar accounting system is required
  • Microsoft Office Suite – strong proficiency is required, especially in Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a proven ability to lead teams and be a team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable and flexible, able to multi-task and take direction from multiple people and work cross functionally
  • College degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • 5 years of pharmaceutical financial accounting showing career progression
  • Strong financial and analytical skills and a proven track record of professional, academic, and personal achievement
  • A strong understanding of GAAP