Assistant Controller in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

About the Company and Position:
  • Biotechnology lab company
  • Lab Service/contract research organization
  • Based in RTP
  • PE backed
  • Hybrid work schedule (3-4 days WFO)
  • Tremendous growth potential
  • CPA Required

Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller:
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly financial statement close process to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results
  • Responsible for preparation of complex/high-risk areas of the financial statement close including clinical trial accruals and stock-based compensation
  • Responsible for technical accounting research and documentation of the Company's accounting on various complex accounting matters as they arise. Proactively stay current on all pending/new accounting requirements
  • Analyze potential impact on the Company's financial reporting
  • Lead the development of the Company's internal controls and the related documentation of formal policies, procedures and internal control narratives
  • Responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Support the implementation and management of all Finance-related systems
  • Interact with external auditors on review and audit work
  • Support equity administration with the maintenance of stock option records and tracking
  • Assist with tax compliance and quarterly and annual census reporting
  • Support budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Assist with special projects as they arise

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (Master's preferred)
  • CPA
  • Expirence working in CRO industry
  • 5+ Years of accounting expirence