Senior Accountant

Cambridge, MA

Posted: 07/29/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174692 Pay Rate: $80,000 - $95,000

Are you looking to expand your skills to a continually developing field? A fast-growing biotechnology start-up seeks a talented and motivated Senior Accountant to join their team! This is a great opportunity for an exceedingly organized individual looking expand in a young and vibrant environment in the Greater Boston Area. 

  • Manage significant sections of the monthly close process, including preparing complex accounting schedules/reconciliations, reviewing documentation, journal entries, and reconciliations prepared by other members of finance team
  • Partner across the organization to gather information, identify, and record key accounting transactions
  • Manage administration of GL in Oracle Cloud ERP
  • Prepare quarterly flux and reporting package for review of finance team leadership
  • Review footnotes related to the quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Collaborate across finance team to implement effective system of internal controls 
  • Liaison with external auditors on quarterly reviews and year-end audit

  • Bachelor' s degree in Accounting
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Strong accounting skills and knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting
  • Prior experience to identify and implement process improvements that optimize effective and efficient solutions

Nice to Haves:
  • CPA certification 
  • Prior biotech experience
  • Aptitude to focus on detail 
  • Background in public accounting
  • Prior ERP system preferred; Oracle Cloud (Fusion) experience a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, and collaborative

Job ID: 174692

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

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