Assistant Controller


Salary:

$65.00 to $85.00 per hour

Location:

Oakland, CA

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Interim/Project

Job Reference:

00340-9501894597

Staffing Area:

Interim Project-Based Financial


Description
Our client, a rapidly growing biotechnology company is looking for a highly-skilled Assistant Controller to join a dynamic and fast-growing team. If you're a self-starter who combines a real passion for analytics with strong technical skills, then you may thrive in this position. This role plays a key part of the financial success of the organization and is viewed as part of the executive team.

? Complete month-end, quarter-end and year-end close including financial statements
? Prepare and maintain account reconciliations/analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts
? Handle monthly financial executive package and control book to include budget to actual comparisons by department
? Coordinate and lead external financial audits
? Prepare external monthly and quarterly reporting packages and supply to Board meeting decks
? Handle treasury function to ensure vendors are paid timely and cash forecasts are accurate
? Provide technical accounting GAAP mentorship, external reporting and support to the Company
? Maintain accounting and reporting policies
? Assist in the development of the accounting team, including staffing, performance management, and training
? Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to participating in special projects, system improvements or ad hoc analyses/projects as assigned
Requirements
? Bachelor degree in Accounting, Economics, or related field
? Minimum 5 years accounting experience preferably with mix of Big 4 and small corporate company accounting background
? Knowledgeable of either NetSuite/SAP/Oracle
? Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)
? SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus
? Experience in Biotech Industry (preferred)
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
? Possess strong excel skills
? Self-starter and strong ethical standards
? Capacity to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements
? Ability to meet deadlines
? Ability to anticipate needs and pre-plan work
? Be detail-oriented, flexible, and organized
? Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast paced and challenging environment
Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at roberthalfmr.com or call your branch office at 888-490-3198.

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Oakland, CA

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