Accounting Supervisor

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Rockville, MD
Sep 19, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Description Our client, a premiere and cutting edge biotech company located in the heart of the 270 corridor, is searching for an Accounting Manager. This Accounting Manager position has been created because of growth due to exciting business developments at the company. This is a great chance to join a talented team with established leadership and get into one of the hottest industry segments in years. Our client has a strong prospective compensation package including competitive base salary, meaningful bonus and equity. Duties for this new Accounting Manager role will include:* Leading areas of the financial close and preparation of monthly financial statements as well as sections of their SEC external reporting * Overseeing and preparing journal entries and accruals for corporate level activities including areas such as PP& E, ASC 842 and other assets.* Working closely with Research & Development (R& D) operational leaders to understand the details of contracts and the related accounting impact as well as recording proper journal entries* Coordinating with the revenue and compliance groups to assure proper revenue recognition and accurate billings * Providing technical guidance and mentorship to other staff* Reviewing monthly account reconciliations and supporting schedules* Performing the analysis of general ledger account activity to understand trends and variances from budget to actual results* Assisting with the preparation of SEC disclosures and required schedules to support external reporting* Collaborating with functional departments to understand contracts and programs and properly compute accruals* Reviewing new PO requests with departmental leaders as well as corporate level expenses* Overseeing the monitoring, tracking and accounting for research and development expenses* Assisting with the budget and forecasting processes* Act as a liaison to outside CPA firm supporting the external audit via supporting schedules and information requests* Performing ad hoc projects and analysis as assignedPlease submit your resume in confidence to Raj Khanna, Senior Vice President, Robert Half and via LinkedIn for immediate consideration for this role or one of our other active openingsin the Metro DC area. Requirements * BS in Accounting with 8 or more years of accounting experience* Prior public accounting experience is desired* CPA is preferred* Prior supervisory experience of a team of 2 or more * Prior public company experience including the understanding of US GAAP, SOX compliance and related internal controls* Proven knowledge in Excel including the use of LOOKUPs and pivot tables* Experience with major ERP systems - such as Oracle, JDE or SAP* Biotech or pharmaceutical experience is a plusRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (

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