Senior Accountant

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Finance
  3. United States
Foster City, California
Posting date: 24 Jul 2019

Proclinical is currently seeking a Senior Accountant for a biotechnology company located in Foster City, CA. Successful candidate will be responsible for cash accounting, prepaid/accrual accounting, and reconciliations for the North America Region. The Senior Accountant will provide accounting support to the North America Financial Shared Services center in accordance with US GAAP.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with colleagues in other functions to coordinate and execute the financial close and management reporting process.
  • Performing GL account analysis, and account reconciliations for the respective functional areas.
  • Ensuring financial results are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Participating in or leading cross-functional initiatives to improve processes.
  • Interacting with internal and external auditors to ensure the quarterly review and audit activities are executed in a timely manner.
  • Working with other financial analysts and serving as team lead to ensure successful accomplishments of individual and team goals and objectives.
  • Interacting with internal and external auditors, ensuring financial statements are presented accurately and filed timely.
  • Supporting Oracle enhancement, OBIEE, Hyperion and UAT testing.
  • Performing and possibly supervising accounting sub-function and preparation of reports and statistics detailing financial results.
  • Coordinating schedules, activities and reports with other departments.
  • Establishing and maintaining operating procedures within the context of existing SOX controls and company policies.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a BA/BS in accounting or equivalent.
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle R12 eBusiness Suite required.
  • Strong technical expertise in their area of responsibility is required.
  • Able to apply accounting knowledge to day-to-day operations and assigned projects.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Strong written, presentation and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools required.
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sherron Howard at (+1) 267-435-8600 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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