Manager/Senior Manger, Accounting

Paratek Pharmaceuticals
August 5, 2022
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Summary of Position:

The Manager/Senior Manager, Accounting, is primarily responsible for assisting with Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, the monthly financial close, technical accounting and the external reporting process.

Position Responsibilities (which include the essential functions):

  • Preparation of SEC filings, including financial statements, footnotes, disclosures and supporting documents
  • Review the impact of new or proposed accounting standards, interpretations or regulations from the FASB, AICPA, PCAOB, EITF, and SEC, and communicate impact to management
  • Assist with certain technical accounting matters, including carrying out research and documentation for a variety of transactions, adoption of new standards, as well as general corporate accounting matters.
  • Assist with preparing journal entries and account reconciliations for the monthly financial close
  • Support the development and maintenance of an effective system of internal controls and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Assist with the quarterly financial review and year-end financial audit process
  • Financial and management reporting
  • Assist with specific projects and initiatives (e.g., system upgrades, process improvements)

Candidate Requirements:

  • BS in Accounting; CPA required
  • 7+ years of prior related accounting experience
  • Previous experience in public accounting required and small- to mid-sized public biotech and/or pharmaceutical company preferred
  • Proficient computer skills; extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Relevant accounting experience: stock-based compensation, inventory, business combinations, debt and equity financings
  • Demonstrated experience with process improvements
  • Resourceful and capable of managing to target deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build consensus and work well with a small finance team
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