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Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 12:08 AM


Job Description:

The primary responsibilities of this role are to produce timely and accurate financial reports, maintain an adequate system of accounting records, develop and manage annual budgets and long term financial forecasts, enhance the accuracy of the Company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

This position will be responsible for directing and supervising the complete accounting system and financial function of the Company. This includes billing, A/R, cash receipts, collections, A/P, payroll, general ledger, forecasting, budgeting, internal controls and audits.

Overall, this role encompasses the ability to:

• Execute and deliver all aspects of financial reporting, including monthly financial statements, annual and quarterly reporting and budgets.
• Review the monthly financial statements and other required reports. Quickly identify unusual or unexpected items and have the ability to research such items until satisfactorily resolved.

Job Requirements:

Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

-Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.

-Issue timely, accurate and complete financial statements.

-Manage the production of the annual budget and long-term forecasts.

-Build and maintain appropriate internal controls.

-Assist in formulating the Company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.

-Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans. Develop financial and tax strategies.

-Develop performance measures that support the Company’s strategic direction.

-Develop benefit programs, including; health, life, dental, long term disability, supplement insurances and the 401(k) Plan. Ensure compliance with ERISA and other applicable benefit related regulations.

-Manage payroll process including but not limited to reviewing payroll reports for accuracy and compliance with applicable state and federal law.

-Maintain all HR policies, procedures and employee handbook in a current manner. Aids in development and revision of plans and polices related to Human Resources. Explain and answers questions about employment policies and requirements included in employee handbook and administrative policies and procedures.

-Build strong, open and collaborative working relationships characterized by mutual respect with superiors, peers and subordinates within and outside the company.

-Any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned.


• Driven, self-motivated, efficient and productive in their work habits, and able to take directions in the form of concepts and covert such concepts into actionable items.
• This role must also be well organized and able to keep multiple projects moving simultaneously.
• Must plan appropriately for deadlines.


Education: A four year college degree in accounting, finance or business

Experience: 10+ years business experience. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations. Preference will be given to individuals with previous experience as an accounting manager or controller in a biotech company.

Other Required Skills:

Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including GAAP.

• Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
• Must possess the ability to study complex issues, conceptualize and analyze various information.
• Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
• Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
• Must work with confidential information of a sensitive nature and assure it is safeguarded to protect the integrity of the company.
• Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting.


Contact Person: Leslie Williams
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Phone: 617-299-8399 Ext. 201

• Location: Boston, Cambridge, MA

• Post ID: 56960702 massachusetts is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018