Manager, Technical Operations

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Bay Area, CA
$160,000 - $180,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 07, 2017
Job ID
GR Identifier: $FINA

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The Manager of Technical Accounting Operations oversees the technical research and accounting close over complex areas such as hedging, share-based compensation, etc. He/she develops working relationships with cross-functional partners and various levels of management.
Essential Functions
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert on US GAAP and accounting policy matters.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of accounting treatment of complex and highly judgmental areas, including analysis, relevant literature and conclusions.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate review and posting of month end close and accounting transactions; P&L and balance sheet account analysis, review, reconciliation & resolution; and financial analysis.
  • Ensures financial records are in compliance with GAAP.
  • Consistently maintains appropriate internal controls and upholds company policies & procedures including Controller’s Manual.
  • Interacts successfully with internal and external auditors and supports quarter end, interim and year-end audits by providing timely & accurate data and communication.
  • Evaluates processes and recommends & implements process improvements.
  • Mentors and develops Senior Accountant.
  • Participate in special projects, as required.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • BA or BS degree in accounting or equivalent and 8 years of relevant experience.
  • An MBA/CPA/Chartered Accountant qualification is preferred. Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus.
  • Experience in multi-national organization a plus.
  • Requires in depth knowledge of general accounting policies and procedures and GAAP.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word) required. Proficient in all aspects of accounting and finance.