Controller

  • location: Monmouth Junction, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $100 - $110 per hour
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job description

Controller

job summary:
Must have public company experience with a comparable or larger and more complex organization. Demonstrated the ability to accelerate the financial close cycle to meet accelerated SEC filing timelines, familiar with implementing SOX controls.

 
location: Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $100 - 110 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 10 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Direct and manage the Company's financial accounting activities in accordance with U.S.GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and best practices in our business processes.
  • Oversee and ensure the financial close process and timeline sufficiently meets our external SEC filing timeline
  • Drive and ensure timely reporting of our monthly and quarterly results and related variance analysis and presentations to senior management and audit committee Oversee and manage the quarterly and annual external audit process
  • Develop and implement effective systems, accounting policies and financial controls which maintain the integrity of all financial transactions and reporting of the Company
  • Oversee and direct the execution of cash management, banking transactions and support the Company's annual insurance renewal process
  • Support the implementation and operationalization of new accounting standard, R&D collaborations, and various complex business transactions
  • Oversee disbursement activities, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable and employee expense reports
  • Ensure the Company maintains regulatory and U.S. GAAP compliance with all corporate income, sales & property tax requirements
  • Over time, build, develop and manage a team
  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships with key counterparts including, FP&A and each department
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, and an MBA or Master's degree preferred
  • Big 4 public accounting firm experience, CPA preferred
  • 10+ years of combined public accounting and biotechnology/pharmaceutical Industry
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and managing an accelerated financial close process
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully accelerate a financial close process to meet SEC filings timelines for large accelerated filers
  • Strong knowledge of life science accounting transactions, including R&D collaborations and clinical accruals, and revenue recognition under the new revenue recognition standard
  • Experience with financial systems (i.e., Microsoft Dynamics, Epicor, Netsuite) including implementing new financial systems
  • Experience in preparing an S-1 and post-IPO documents such as 10-K, 10-Q is highly desirable
 
skills: SEC Reporting
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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