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Accountant, Senior

  • Job Number 529211
  • Type Permanent
  • Location New Haven, CT
  • Pay $85,000 - $100,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Accountant, Senior

Job Description:

Senior Accountant

Reports to the Associate Director, Accounting Operations

Hybrid (3 days in / 2 remote)

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Actively participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes, ensuring the timelines and accuracy of account reconciliations, accruals, and financial statements are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assist with payroll processing, and recording required general ledger entries.
  • Assist with recommendations to improve the monthly close process, ensuring compliance and reducing the number of days to close.
  • Assist in preparing financial statements supporting schedules, disclosure needs, and other internal and external reporting needs.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control processes and requirements and support audit testing procedures.
  • Interact with external auditors and provide audit support as directed.
  • Work cross-functionally to increase visibility and understanding of processes, controls, and financial performance.

    Requirements:

    REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years of related corporate accounting experience. BioTech / Pharma experience preferred but not required
  • Experience with ERP / financial systems
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a strong desire and ability to support internal customers
  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Minimal travel is required