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Senior Accountant

Job Description

Secura Bio is a specialty pharmaceutical company with one approved oncology therapeutic sold in the United States and one approved oncology therapeutic sold in nine European countries. This role is a full-time position and will provide support to the Finance and Accounting department with a combination of assigned responsibilities plus project-based roles focused in the areas of clinical trials and cost accounting. The position will report to the Accounting Manager.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Help prepare clinical trial accounting including management of financial relationships with vendors, preparation of accruals, maintenance of clinical trial tracking reconciliations and internal financial reporting
  • Provide financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, and reporting cost data
  • Determine cost of operations by establishing standard costs; maintain item costs for accuracy of raw material, work in process and finished goods
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses, studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
  • Confirm costs by collecting, interpreting, and reporting data.
  • Prepare monthly inventory roll-forwards, reserve analyses, journal entries, and special reports and scorecards.
  • Support and assist in the Company’s yearly audit and quarterly reviews
  • Cross train and collaborate in a team environment
  • Other Ad hoc projects as assigned

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 1 years of corporate accounting experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or other Life Science sector
  • Minimum of 2 years of public accounting experience
  • Clinical trial and cost accounting experience either in public or industry setting preferred
  • Experience with general ledger systems – NetSuite preferred
  • Hands on and detailed orientated
  • Must have excellent customer service attitude
  • Ability to develop, recommend and implement procedures
  • Strong current working knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong understanding of internal control principles (SOX)
  • Must have excellent analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Aptitude and motivation to learn and assume new responsibilities
  • Must be goal oriented and a team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment

Desired Experience:

  • CPA preferred
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Strong Excel skills

Compensation and Benefits:

Secura Bio offers competitive base salaries, participation in an annual bonus program and participation in the company’s stock option program.

Secura Bio offers excellent medical, dental and vision coverage with company coverage of 90% of the premiums for the employee and their dependents.

Secura Bio also provides the following additional benefits at no cost to the employee:

  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Group term life insurance with up to 2x base salary
  • Employee assistance programs/resources

Secura Bio’s 401(k) plan offers a 4% match with 2-year vesting.

If you meet the requirements for this position, please email us at