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Senior Manager of Accounting

Job ID: BH406770

Category: Accounting Manager

Exciting Biotech company seeking a Senior Manager of Accounting to join a growing team. Recent IPO and great programs in place!

Direct activities to timely and accurately record transactions in the General Ledger accounts, including management of monthly close and reporting process

  • Review certain balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the Senior Accountant
  • Responsible for preparation of high-risk area in the monthly close including equity, stock compensation, R&D accruals, revenue recognition and related accounting for activities under existing and future collaboration agreements
  • Perform monthly analysis, ad hoc reporting, BS and P&L review and commentary for senior management
  • Assist Senior Management with research of accounting literature, monitoring of compliance with evolving accounting guidance, and implementation of new accounting standards
  • Partner with the Controller and Assistant Controller to carry out Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program
  • Assist with the administration of the company’s equity incentive plan
  • Help manage the audit process conducted by external auditors
  • Partner with IT on financial system issues, enhancements, upgrades and integration efforts
  • Suggests areas for process improvements
  • Provide oversight, mentoring, and training to members of the accounting organization including the Senior Accountant
  • Supports the Senior Management team with various analyses and ad hoc projects.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA required
  • 4-6 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm with public company clients required
  • Biotech experience required
  • Must have strong knowledge of accounting principles, including GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Ability to prioritize a varying degree of tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts