Senior Accountant - Biotech - Hybrid Schedule

Boston Permanent USD95,000 - USD110,000
  • Newly created Senior Accountant position - potential Equity Offered
  • Hybrid work schedule - Expanding Biotech Company

About Our Client

The Senior Accountant will work for a clinical stage Biotech company based in the Greater Boston Area (Lexington MA). The opportunity is flexible in terms of work schedule (a mix between working in the office and at home). The Finance Team is growing due to company success and there will potentially be equity/shares on offer to new starters.

Job Description

Our client's Accounting and Finance team is growing and they are seeking a Senior Accountant with clinical accounting experience to perform key elements of the monthly general ledger close and carries out transactional accounting for Company operations. The Senior Accountant must have a solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SOX compliance, internal control frameworks, and a continuous improvement mindset. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform assigned daily accounting transactions, and work with the accounting team members, to support departmental or corporate goals
  • Drive the clinical and R&D study reconciliations and variance analysis including, but not limited to, preparing monthly journal entries to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Review contracts, setup and maintain CRO, CMO, or other R&D study workbooks
  • Interact and own cross-functional communication with internal clinical project managers, or external vendors to determine and prepare monthly accruals
  • Assist in developing and maintaining strong internal controls to comply with SOX 404
  • Assist with financial statement audits and quarterly reviews by providing requested supporting schedules and documents to auditors
  • Continuously support improvement of accounting processes to make work more efficiently
  • Perform other related duties and assist with special projects on an as needed basis

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Accountant - Biotech - Hybrid Schedule requires the following skill sets and qualifications:

  • CPA (strongly preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Related Subject
  • 3 - 5 + years of Public Accounting for Lifescience Clients or Senior Accounting tenure for Biotech Companies
  • Exposure to CRO, CMO accounting

What's on Offer

The Senior Accountant - Biotech - Hybrid Schedule will be rewarded with the following:

  • Base/Bonus $95,000 - $110,000+
  • Stock options
  • PTO
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • 401k plan
  • Training and career progression

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your resume for further consideration.

Christopher Knight
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Christopher Knight
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