Senior Director of Accounting


Boston, MA

Industry: Life Sciences & Research


11 - 15 years

Posted 311 days ago

  by    Jackie Tabraham

Robert Half are looking for a Senior Director of Accounting for a global organization in the Boston area. This position will handle all technical accounting issues for the company which is 80-90% of the job, write memos, liaise with auditors, some financialreporting (not SEC heavy). 

The individual in this role is responsible for for all technical accounting, reporting and controls topics. As the subject matter expert on all technical accounting topics, the senior director is responsible for all research, documentation, implementation of U.S. GAAP and SEC pronouncements and disclosures as well as working with the international team on local reporting differences. This position manages the preparation and filing of all quarterly and annual SEC documents, the accuracy and completeness of financial information disclosed in press releases and assists with statutory reporting as needed. The role also oversees Management’s responses to control findings and monitors updates to controls documentation.

·       Minimum 12years+ years of experience, 8-10 years of prior “Big 4” public accounting experience and have made it to Senior Manager. Ideally then have moved to Biotech/pharma/med device

·       CPA

·       Strong knowledge of GAAP and SEC Reporting Requirements, specifically including:

·       Revenue Recognition

·       Stock-based compensation expense

·       Treasury Accounting (including debt and derivative accounting)

·       Asset Acquisitions

$213K - $250K
$170K - $200K base, Equity bonus