Collegium Pharmaceutical

Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-MA-Stoughton
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/8/2021 4:23 PM)
ID
2021-1460
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Collegium Pharmaceutical is committed to becoming the leader in responsible pain management. Our portfolio compels us to step into the pain market at a time when others have opted to step out. We recognize the importance of earning the trust of key stakeholders every day. We will continue to work hard to position Collegium to usher in a next generation of non-opioid pain solutions in the US market. We remain focused on making a positive difference in the lives of people suffering from pain and our communities.

 

The Senior Accountant will play a key role in the financial close and reporting process. This role will work closely with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. The Senior Accountant will be expected to leverage both experience and creativity to develop scalable process improvements for reporting financials to management and will play a key role in providing accurate information to the business for decision making. This role is a unique opportunity to be involved in both the internal financial close process with the Finance team and to work cross-functionally with other departments to help improve the overall transparency and accuracy of financial performance.

 

Persons applying for employment with Collegium Pharmaceutical on and after August 1, 2021, who are offered are expected to be able to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date as permitted under state law, unless they seek and are approved for an exemption by Collegium as a reasonable accommodation based on bona fide religious or medical grounds.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the period close process through accurate preparation of month, quarter and year end reconciliations and journal entries and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Lead process improvements for the monthly, quarterly and annual close with assistance from peers and mentors with significant experience
  • Play a key role in the business decision-making process by identifying opportunities to improve the accuracy, timeliness and effectiveness of financial reporting
  • Act as primary liaison for day-to-day relationship with various stakeholders from other departments for monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting
  • Provide support to the internal controls (SOX) and external financial reporting (SEC Reporting) as necessary
  • Form good relationships with colleagues from all other functions: FP&A, Legal, HR, IT, R&D, Operations, Sales & Marketing and more
  • Communicate clearly with explanations and clarifying questions
  • Implement continuous improvements and solve routine problems
  • Develop skills within a narrow technical domain, some independence
  • Coach others and in some cases may have direct reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 2-4 years of related experience required, Big 4 public accounting experience in auditing preferred
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting concepts
  • Experience auditing/working at/with public companies
  • Experience effectively managing multiple priorities simultaneously and perform within deadlines
  • Hands-on experience using Microsoft Excel at an advanced level

 

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