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Senior Director, Accounting and Finance

Reference Number: 3811
Location: MA

Our client is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel treatments for orphan diseases and disorders.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Senior Director, Accounting and Finance

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • The incumbent is responsible for timely and accurate financial reporting of the global enterprise both internally and externally, including SEC financial reporting, 10-K,10-Q, proxy statements and any fundraising transactions, utilizing GAAP accounting
  • Implements and maintains the financial controls of the organization.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations of the Accounting/Finance department. 
  • Manages the Company’s Controller, Staff Accountant (overseas), and Accounting Manager.
  • Internal monthly management reporting with actual to budget variance analysis and project tracking.
  • Identifies, implements, and maintains internal financial controls to ensure SEC 404 compliance.
  • Maintains software applications to support reporting such as accounting software package, payroll, stock option and stock purchase plan management, 401k plan, and contracts with financial obligations.
  • Any other day-to-day financial related responsibilities typical of a development stage biotech company.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of increasing accounting experience.
  • CPA and biotech experience highly preferred.
  • Requires the ability to think intuitively and problem solve.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3811.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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