Accounting Manager

Homology is looking to bring an Accounting Manager on board to supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day accounting and financial reporting activities. The Accounting Manager’s responsibilities include establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information. This will be a key role in the growth of the Finance department as it supports a growing and cutting-edge company in the gene editing space.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Respond to inquiries from the Controller and CFO and firm-wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like
  • Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
  • Supervise the general ledger to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • ssist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the financial controls of the Company
  • Support Controller with special projects (new financial system) and workflow process improvements
  • Support Controller with tax planning and compliance
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Act as a liaison between the company and the external auditors in providing the required information and ensuring that proper information is maintained for historical purposes
  • Responsible for monthly reports and research. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Assist the Controller in regulatory compliance with reporting/accounting regulations, establishment of internal control processes and procedures, implementation of SOX compliance programs, implementation of FAS123(R), option tracking and reporting, and financial compliance with contractual obligations

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA required
  • Public accounting experience at Big 4 firm highly desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial reporting
  • Biotechnology experience is preferred, but not essential
  • Small company experience is a highly desirable
  • Incumbent must have very strong analytical and technical accounting capabilities
  • SEC reporting experience a must

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume/CV to careers@homologymedicines.com.