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Senior Accounting Manager


  • Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Job Type Direct
  • Pay $135,000.00
  • Category A&F
  • Date Posted Dec 07, 2017


A fast-growing, PE-backed Life Sciences company located just north of Boston is actively looking to add a senior accounting manager with 7+ years of experience to their accounting/finance team. This position reports directly to the Controller and will be responsible for driving the monthly/quarterly close process as well as managing a growing accounting/finance team. If are looking for the opportunity to join an extremely fast-growing environment with significant room for professional and financial growth, please read further. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving the monthly and quarterly close process
  • Analyze and provide commentary on the balance sheet and income statement variances
  • Act as a key point of contact for external auditors and assist with the preparation of work-papers in advance of audits
  • Review, recommend, and implement best practices regarding accounting policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with other finance team members to identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the day to day operations as well as the close process and assist with the implementation of such recommendations
  • Oversight of AP process, including, design, implementation, and maintenance of informative accounts payable reports and other GL reports to meet business needs
  • Provide oversight, mentoring, and training to members of the finance organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 7+ years of experience in Accounting
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Experience closing the books with a private or publicly traded company in the life sciences industry
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with Net Suite and Concur preferred
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