Senior Accountant for Biotech ** Must be fluent in Mandarin **

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Auditing, Finance
  3. United States
Gaithersburg, USA
Posting date: 05 Aug 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant for global biotechnology company located in Gaithersburg, MD. As the Senior Accountant, you will manage proper accounting of Research and Development, business activities and review month-end financial closing & reconciliations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functions to enforce accounting policies and procedures. Maintain adequate internal controllership.
  • Business partner, bringing finance insight for business decision making.
  • Identify process improvement opportunity and drive continuously efficiency.
  • Tax planning and practice, handle US site tax related affairs, keep abreast of the latest tax credit and policies.
  • Proactively source, locate and apply for funding from government, semi-government, and private NGO foundations.
  • Coordinate and drive budget forecast process. Actual vs. budget variance root.
  • Support on global intelligent system integration, collaborating with finance team in Shanghai.
  • Working capital forecast and treasury management, co-working with accounting and treasury team.
  • Participate or lead ad hoc projects and assignments.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting; CPA/AICPA/CIMA/CMA/ACCA is preferred.
  • 8+ years working experience in multi-national corporations of pharmaceutical or
  • FMCG industries; US listed company working experience combined experience in Big-4 public accounting is preferred.
  • Must be fluent in Mandarin.
  • Solid US tax and US GAAP knowledge and related working experience is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and able to work effectively with cross functions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.
  • 5+ years working experience working with ERP systems like SAP, Oracle, etc.
  • Excellent analytical skills, and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is highly preferred.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact George Watson at (+1) 929-223-4835 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.