Job Openings

Senior Staff Accountant

Job ID: BH496439

Category: Senior Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Client Job Title: Senior Staff Accountant

Job Location: Norwood

Industry:  BioTech

Interview Process: Virtual

Must Haves: 
2+ years corporate staff accounting experience or CPA, or CPA track, with 2+ years public accounting and/or industry experience (ideally in a pharmaceutical or life sciences setting) and a knowledge of GAAP

Preferred:
BioTech

Job Summary/Description:

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for various aspects of accounting for specifically related to the month- and quarter-end close, including preparing and recording journal entries, maintaining control processes and testing, general ledger account reconciliations, and financial statement preparation and analysis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide month- and quarter-end financial close support for key accounting areas, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for invoice review for internal control purposes and compliance with Company general ledger coding of invoices.
  • Perform established control procedures to provide documentation and support, in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Assist with external audit requests, SEC financial reporting requirements and preparation of filed documents.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as needed (Purchase Order status reviews, ERP implementation assistance, etc.)

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 2+ years corporate staff accounting experience or CPA, or CPA track, with 2+ years public accounting and/or industry experience (ideally in a pharmaceutical or life sciences setting) and a knowledge of GAAP
  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance or related degree
  • Strong analytical and Microsoft Office skills, specifically Excel (intermediate level, including pivot tables, v-lookups, sumif formulas) and Word
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to thrive in our value-driven culture

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: Norwood, Massachusetts