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Accounting Manager

Location : Bedford, MA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : JDM-2018-1106
Compensation : 80000.00 - 95000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : BS Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Biotechnology

Job Description :
The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for assisting in the month-end closing process, audit support and preparation, ERP system implementation and any additional projects as assigned.

Month-end and quarter-end close:

  • Prepare and/or review journal entries and reconciliations and ensure accounting treatment is in accordance with GAAP and corporate accounting policy

  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements

  • Assist with establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles

  • Accruals (general and clinical) and reconciliations

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly internal reports

  • Assist and prepare SOX internal testing

  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions

  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions

  • Assist and establish bill of materials for current and new products

  • Back-up for ASC 718, stock compensation

  • Assist with on-going commercial scale-up activities from the finance side of the house


ERP System Implementation:

  • Assist with the ERP System Implementation (QAD)

  • Assist with designing SOX controls and documentation of the procedures within the system

  • Assist with ensuring all outsourced services are integrated into the ERP system to proper accounting of transactions

  • Audit support and preparation:

  • Prepare supporting documentation and schedules as requested

  • Follow up with audit staff when they have questions

  • Assist with preparation and referencing of SEC documentation

  • Additional accounting and financial responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications :

  • BS or BA degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting

  • 5+ years’ experience in Accounting with a combination of public and life science industry experience preferred

  • Knowledge of finance and accounting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, inventory management, and budgeting

  • Excellent computer skills. QuickBooks and ERP system knowledge a plus

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills needed to communicate with both internal and external contacts

  • Must be organized and detail-oriented

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