Assistant Controller

Cambridge, MA

Posted: 10/15/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175770 Pay Rate: $170,000

Are you looking to expand your professional experience to a fast-paced organization? A pharmaceutical company seeks an Assistant Controller to join their team! This individual will be a key contributor in building a dynamic accounting and finance organization dedicated to financial integrity and focused on supporting our growth strategy. Moreover, this is an innovative opportunity for a dynamic, and exceedingly organized self-starter looking to join a vigorous working environment and make an immediate impact. 

  • Manage the quarterly and annual process for filing t10-Q and 10-K (Edgar and XBRL)
  • Draft and review documents, ensuring quality while administering to strict timelines
  • Handle other periodic SEC documents, including, Form 8-K, S-3, S-8 and Section 16 reporting requirements
  • Ensure that the public financial statements and other SEC filings are of the highest standards of quality, GAAP compliant and useful to management and the investing public
  • Assist with press releases, including investor presentations
  • Support the preparation of the quarterly Audit Committee and Disclosure Committee materials
  • Lead the management of the external reporting audit process
  • Responsible for the SOX compliance program, including design and testing of internal controls 
  • Ensure completeness and timelines of the Company’ s SOX compliance documentation
  • Guarantee that the close process is streamlined
  • Manage the accounts payable process with one direct report

  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting or finance required
  • Active CPA certification and experience in public accounting
  • 8 or more years of experience in roles of increasing responsibility in the finance and accounting functions of a high-growth company
  • Exposure to financial accounting, SEC reporting and internal management reporting

Nice to Haves:
  • MBA
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and cooperative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 175770

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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