Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Manager, Accounting in Carlsbad, CA.
The Senior Manager, Accounting leads a team of accounting professionals. The individual will be responsible general and technical accounting for a variety of areas including, but not limited to clinical trials, employee stock option plan, debt, equity, revenue and other areas of technical accounting.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Hands-on responsibility for day-to-day accounting operations and supervision of staff positions (including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and month-end closing including general ledger reconciliations)
Ensure that company financial records, under responsibility, are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP
Review monthly/quarterly account reconciliations, journal entries, and other documents to ensure compliance with US GAAP
Responsible for consolidation of global subsidiary and related intercompany transactions
Review payroll processing (semi-monthly) and W-2 reporting requirements
Research areas of complex accounting and compliance matters
Assist the Senior Director, Corporate Accounting with the assessment of technical accounting matters through preparation of white papers
Coordinate work relating to external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records and implementation of agreed upon recommendations resulting from the audit findings
Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to team members/supporting employees; Provides guidance and support to team members/employees; Occasionally interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning functional area; Requires the ability to effectively influence others and manage sensitive situations
Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience including at least 5 years of successful leadership experience and a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
CPA license and -big four- public accounting experience at manager level and above preferred
Public company and SOX-compliant pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience with previous exposure to multinational companies is desired
Experience and ability to research technical accounting matters and assist the Senior Director, Accounting with the assessment of technical accounting matters through preparation of white papers
Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting, required
Strong analytical skills
History of successfully leading a team of accounting professionals
Knowledge and awareness spans all aspects of the specific functional area; Enhances understanding and knowledge of how functional objectives support corporate objectives
Capable of following realistic plans, goal setting, resource management, contingency planning, coordinating and cooperating with others
Capable of working thoughtfully under pressure and in a timely manner
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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