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Accounting Consultant - Assistant Controller

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    115480082
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees monthly, quarterly, and year end close procedures including the consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.
  • Supervises the preparation of accurate and timely internal and external financial statements.
  • Oversees regulatory reporting and directs preparation of SEC filings including Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, 8-K, S-3, etc.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates accounting functions to ensure compliance with GAAP and SOX.
  • Involved with financial audits of the company including external financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, federal and state tax reporting.
  • Assesses accounting operations, recommends improvements and implements new systems and processes.
  • Assesses, establishes and supervises tax planning and tax compliance activities with internal personnel and external advisors.
  • Monitors cash management and banking relationships.
  • Prepares materials and presents to the audit committee and/or Board of Directors.
  • Assists in financial due-diligence for merger and acquisition activities, corporate partnerships, licensing activities and other special projects like financial modeling and analysis.
  • Stays abreast of the latest regulatory and financial accounting reporting trends.
  • Works with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to achieve department, company and personal goals.

Education/Experience/Skills:

Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. Minimum 12 years in progressively responsible and relevant finance or accounting positions, preferably with commercial, public-company experience in the life science industry with a minimum 5 years in a senior level finance position and supervisory experience, with demonstrated success leading and mentoring a team.

Must possess:

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting and control principles including GAAP and other highly technical accounting skills in a public company
  • Motivation as a self-starter, ability to show initiative/independence and drive to make important business contributions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent judgment, gain results and be goal oriented.
  • Highly collaborative and perceptive, and shows prudent analysis in problem solving.
  • Demonstrated skill at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Proficiency at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.


PI115480082

<b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b><br/><br/>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</em><br/><br/><p><strong><u>Primary Duties & Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Oversees monthly, quarterly, and year end close procedures including the consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.</li> <li>Supervises the preparation of accurate and timely internal and external financial statements.</li> <li>Oversees regulatory reporting and directs preparation of SEC filings including Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, 8-K, S-3, etc.</li> <li>Plans, directs and coordinates accounting functions to ensure compliance with GAAP and SOX.</li> <li>Involved with financial audits of the company including external financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, federal and state tax reporting.</li> <li>Assesses accounting operations, recommends improvements and implements new systems and processes.</li> <li>Assesses, establishes and supervises tax planning and tax compliance activities with internal personnel and external advisors.</li> <li>Monitors cash management and banking relationships.</li> <li>Prepares materials and presents to the audit committee and/or Board of Directors.</li> <li>Assists in financial due-diligence for merger and acquisition activities, corporate partnerships, licensing activities and other special projects like financial modeling and analysis.</li> <li>Stays abreast of the latest regulatory and financial accounting reporting trends.</li> <li>Works with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to achieve department, company and personal goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. Minimum 12 years in progressively responsible and relevant finance or accounting positions, preferably with commercial, public-company experience in the life science industry with a minimum 5 years in a senior level finance position and supervisory experience, with demonstrated success leading and mentoring a team.</p> <p> Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of finance, accounting and control principles including GAAP and other highly technical accounting skills in a public company</li> <li>Motivation as a self-starter, ability to show initiative/independence and drive to make important business contributions.</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.</li> <li>Ability to demonstrate excellent judgment, gain results and be goal oriented.</li> <li>Highly collaborative and perceptive, and shows prudent analysis in problem solving.</li> <li>Demonstrated skill at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.</li> <li>Proficiency at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.</li> </ul> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br/></span></em></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/4eaq6qu4DBD6Uo6zuWEKa"> <p>PI115480082</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2019-12-15

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