Senior Manager of Technical Accounting

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analyst, Auditing, Finance
  3. United States
Germantown, USA
Posting date: 15 Feb 2024

Senior Manager of Technical Accounting - Permanent - Onsite

Proclinical Staffing is seeking a Senior Manager of Technical Accounting to join a cutting-edge biopharmaceutical company. This is a permanent role located in Germantown, MD.

Primary Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the Group financials under US GAAP. You will report to the VP of Finance. You will be responsible for preparation of the consolidated financial information for management purposes as well as the quarterly corporate content and review of financial information included in our quarterly and annual SEC filing reporting requirements.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Either a qualified CPA, a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA), or equivalent with over five years experience working in a finance or business role in Big 4 or a biotech/pharmaceutical/life science business.
  • Knowledge of and passion for the biotech industry are essential.
  • Detailed working knowledge and experience of US GAAP.
  • Possess a sound working knowledge of technical accounting and external reporting matters, including prior experience of group consolidation, financial close activities and SEC disclosure requirements.
  • Knowledge of tax accounting and compliance matters.
  • Good excel capabilities and competent with ERP system reporting processes.
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS are desirable.
  • A pro-active individual who is a self-starter and is confident to work both independently and with the team.
  • Ability to build positive peer relationships and the ability to operate successfully in a range of environments, with the appetite to be hands on in an entrepreneurial environment and the credibility to build strong relationships at the most senior level.
  • Positively contribute to team spirit and build working relationships across the whole business.

The Senior Manager of Technical Accounting will:

  • Responsible for the preparation of the Group consolidation and cash flow under US GAAP
  • Responsible for assessing technical accounting matters and producing accounting memos where appropriate, supported by the Financial Reporting Manager
  • Responsible for the preparation of the F-pages for the purpose of the quarterly and annual filings with the SEC, supported by the Financial Reporting Manager
  • Maintenance of share-based payments grants/exercises in Shareworks, and appropriate accounting thereof (including modifications)
  • Review activities as part of the quarterly close
  • Overall responsibility for Group tax compliance, accounting and disclosures in conjunction with the local financial controllers and supported by our external tax advisors
  • Overall responsibility for preparation and filing of local statutory accounts, supported by local financial controllers and Financial Reporting Manager
  • Responsible for working with key stakeholders to co-ordinate the preparation of corporate content, such as directors compensation, for the purpose of our SEC filings
  • Ensuring the operation and effectiveness of financial processes in accordance with SOX 404a
  • Providing technical accounting advice to the finance team and throughout the business
  • Management of external consultants
  • Lead the Group's external audit process
  • Ad-hoc projects

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Oliver Jones at +49 69 506077054 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.