Why would I want this job?

This is a critical, and highly visible role in the Global Accounting team. The Sr. Manager, Accounting is responsible for accounting operations and related financial / operational internal controls of the Company. In addition, the Sr. Manager, Accounting is responsible for all internal financial reporting and managing a team of Accountants.

 

 

What would I be doing?

• Manage monthly close activities, including preparing accrual estimates and related journal entries, reconciling balance sheet and P&L accounts, and performing various analytical reviews.
• Lead and manage a team of accountants; provide direction and coaching.
• Maintain and monitor an effective, SOX compliant internal control structure. Prepare requested analyses, reports, and documentation to ensure efficient internal and external audit processes.
• Prepare and compile various periodic reports / analysis, allowing management to make appropriate and timely business decisions.
• Interface with external auditors, tax specialists, and internal auditors.
• Ensure reporting compliance with various census requests and other filings for the Company.
• Complete various other ad-hoc analyses as directed by the Assistant Controller and other members of the Finance department.

What would make me qualified?

• Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advance degree a plus (MBA).
• Active CPA license required.
• Big 4 audit experience required (minimum 3 years)
• Substantial accounting and financial process experience (min 7 years) within a public company.
• Minimum of 3 years of management experience with a team of reports, with experience leading a team in multiple geographies.
• Strong understanding of general accounting standards and principles including foreign exchange and global consolidations
• Results-driven, team-oriented member/leader that is highly organized, detail-oriented, and thorough with an exceptional ability to follow projects through to completion.
• Articulate and professional with excellent people skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.
• Experience working in a global biotech company preferred.
• Advanced Oracle Fusion knowledge. Able to independently lead and run the accounting close in Oracle Fusion.
• Skilled in Microsoft Office, Concur, FloQast and other financial accounting software.
• Capable of working extended hours when required.