Assistant Controller

Cambridge, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/24/2017 Job ID: 79306 Specialty: Accounting & Finance


Assistant Controller

Cambridge, MA


Currently looking for an Assistant Controller to fill an opening with a biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Interested candidates should have 5 - 7 years of prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area and preferably some experience with Oracle.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller
  • Prepare all SEC filings including, 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, etc.
  • Maintain all SOX controls documentation through the year
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
  • Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit and quarterly reviews
  • Prepare documentation of proposed and executed accounting transactions
  • Prepare documentation on the application of GAAP to non-routine transactions
  • Research and monitor new GAAP pronouncements and analyze their impact on the company
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and SOX controls structure
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close and reporting and controls

Requirements of the Assistant Controller
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, preferred
  • CA and/or CPA required
  • 5-7 years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area
  • PC proficient
  • Experience with Oracle preferred
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                                

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