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Sr Accounting Manager

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We are seeking a Sr Accounting Manager for a Pre-IPO medical device company who are focused on developing life-changing technologies that improve the lives of patients. This person is someone who is excited about working for a Pre-IPO company; has a background in technical accounting (including 10K, 10Q, and SEC Reporting); has experience building out sound processes and systems implementation, and is open to owning the entire accounting function. Global experience a huge plus! This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Controller in helping to shape the Finance function of a company and be part of an emerging public company while growing your own career.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the monthly close process, all aspects of accounting operations, setting internal Accounting policies, and driving process and system changes to help scale for future growth.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting operations, including general ledger, procurement, accounts payable, cash, fixed assets, inter-company and financial reporting
  • Coordinate with external auditors to ensure timely completion of audit requests, and aid in the research and analysis of audit issues raised
  • Lead month-end close process, management reporting, including preparation of all financial statements.
  • Work closely with leaders in the business on identifying business drivers, monthly accruals, including for clinical trials, and expense management
  • Review payment requests and authorize bank payment transactions
  • Establish, maintain and ensure compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) documentation and requirements
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Establish corporate accounting policies and procedures
  • Special projects and other tasks as assigned
  • SEC reporting (10K, 10Q’s, 8K’s, Proxy and other filings as required in the future)
  • For Senior Accounting Manager role-ability to control and organize the S-1; 10K, 10 Q skeleton and all related tie-outs.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • BA/BS/MS in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Public Accounting Experience in an international firm
  • 7-10+ years of accounting and finance experience
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, decision-making, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with ability to deal with ambiguity in start-up model
  • Life science / biotech experience a plus
  • Ability to perform consolidation and prepare financial statements
  • Experience in working with international entities and foreign accounting staff both inside and outside the company.
  • Systems-savvy (Excel, Word, Power Point and ERPs); QAD experience a plus
  • Experience implementing ERP and other financial systems (Concur, ADP, etc…)
  • Ability to manage, understand and provide analysis on high volumes of data
  • For Senior Accounting Manager role-thorough knowledge of SEC filing requirements. Ability to execute and/or oversee XBRL function. Workiva experience a plus.
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