Why would I want this job?

We seek a Staff Accountant to join a dynamic Collaboration Accounting team, with work from home flexibility and high focus on accounting for our revenue generating collaboration agreements.

What would I be doing?

A typical day might include:

 

  • Preparing accounting analyses/schedules.
  • Analyzes information and ensures proper accounting treatment of transactions, specifically relating to revenue recognition and accruals.
  • Works with other departments, including Finance, and accounting staff to gather information necessary for accurate accounting.
  • Ensures that all internal control policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring that areas of responsibility are completed in accordance with accounting close timeline.
  • Provides suggestions and support for process improvements and efficiencies.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand complex collaboration agreements, including, but not limited to, calculations for revenue recognition for our profit-sharing arrangements, and expense reimbursement from our collaborators, including the review of the related accounts receivable
  • Responsible for preparation of journal entries, supporting schedules, account analyses, and reconciliations
  • Responsible for preparation of P&L and Balance Sheet flux explanations for Management
  • Responsible for quarterly reconciliation of accounts receivable with Finance
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with documented Accounting Policies and Sarbanes-Oxley controls
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly meetings with internal and external parties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of technical accounting standards under US GAAP, and its application to tasks at hand
  • Facilitate process improvement initiatives
  • Must have strong organizational abilities, attention to detail, and accuracy
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, including, effective presentation skills
  • High proficiency with Microsoft applications is required
  • Experience with financial applications is preferred

What would make me qualified?

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant accounting experience required