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Accountant – International

Job ID: BH496831

Category: International Accounting, Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant

Exciting and growing biotech company is seeking a Corporate Accountant to focus on International accounting.

 

Required:

  • understanding of accounting for foreign currency 
  • Extensive Consolidations experience
  • Large ERP system experience
  • Experience in intercompany transactions

 

Preferred:

  • CPA
  • Ideal candidate has 5+ years of accounting experience

The Corporate Accountant plays a key role in supporting the Company’s growing international footprint by providing support for the corporate consolidation and reporting processes, defining and overviewing global accounting policies, partnering with our Corporate Tax function in managing our complex intercompany arrangements, and working as part of the Global Accounting organization in contributing to timely and accurate consolidated results.

This is a unique, global, and dynamic role whereby the successful candidate will be supporting the day to day accounting and finance needs of certain commercial subsidiaries and thereby contributing to their growth, as well as ensuring compliance with key elements of the corporate accounting and corporate tax functions. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

This role reports to Global Consolidation Director,  while working collaboratively with accounting, tax, and the relevant local subsidiaries’ commercial teams.  This role will be responsible for:

  • Managing the global intercompany process, in partnership with other members of the global accounting team in multiple locations;
  • Liaise with various local accountants across the globe to ensure the month-end intercompany communication process is adhered to;
  • Partner with treasury operations in properly tracking intercompany cash activity to ensure proper accounting treatment and maintain global reconciliation to ensure intercompany activity reconciles and all activity is accurate and complete, including any differences in currencies.
  • Partner with the Corporate Tax function in assessing the most efficient treatment of new intercompany arrangements in the context of relevant tax regulations and business circumstance, while also ensuring these arrangements are operationalized in the accounting records. 
  • Provide oversight and support to local finance and accounting resources, as relevant, on day to day issues;
  • Assist in the preparation and / or review the monthly financial reports for further submission to the worldwide accounting team; 
  • Ensuring timely and accurate financial results;
  • Perform fluctuation analyses on monthly results and provide meaningful insight to local management and corporate FP&A teams.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects as directed

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 

  • Years of experience –  5+ years of relevant experience
  • Accréditations – (e.g. CPA, ACCA, etc.)
  • Firm understanding of requirements of a multi-level consolidation in a multi-national setting
  • PE experience
  • Experience in intercompany transactions, their tracking, eliminations, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting for foreign currency
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize – must be able to manage time effectively in a challenging environment.
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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: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts