Corporate Accountant (High Growth/QuickBooks) – Biotech/Top $$

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Accounting and Finance
Other Professional Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, an emerging RTP biotech that is developing novel therapies for the treatment of several disease states, is actively recruiting for a very bright, capable and versatile Accountant to join its Financial Management team. 

This is a great foot in the door opportunity with a rapidly expanding company.

This diverse, challenging and independent role will require broad accounting knowledge. Tasks will be both routine and ad-hoc. We seek a smart, can-do accountant who can contribute broadly. Company uses QuickBooks, and familiarity will be important.

Company is prepared to pay generously to attract and retain this high potential candidate. 

Selected responsibilities include:

  • Performing balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Preparing journal entries
  • Processing payroll
  • Processing accounts payable
  • Coding and analyzing transactions against budget/forecast
  • Preparing reports as necessary
  • Assisting with the annual audit and tax work papers
  • Streamlining internal processes
  • Assisting with government grant accounting and reporting
  • Supporting the finance team as needed

Seek candidate with a BS in Accounting and 2+ years in similarly challenging Accounting roles in a high expectations corporate setting.  Life Sciences and emerging business bkgd are both preferred. 

QuickBooks and Excel are important. Highly diligent, self-directed, focused, flexible, and detail-oriented work style are absolutely essential.

Finally, this is a dynamic company with frequently changing needs and priorities. Outstanding organizational skills as well as the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous setting will be important. Growth potential is enormous.

This is a Direct Hire position and an immediate need.

Please forward Word resume for prompt considerations. Local candidates only.