Randstad Assistant Controller in South San Francisco, California

Assistant Controller


South San Francisco, CA Salary:

US$ 155,000 - US$ 165,000 per year Date Posted:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Questions? 650-343-5111.


Randstad Finance & Accounting

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Leading successful life science/biotech company is looking to add on a ASSISTANT CONTROLLER. This position will be responsible for an ERP Implementation initiative, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, technical accounting research, and assisting with SEC financial filings.

Responsibilities for ASSISTANT CONTROLLER:

  1. Evaluate, implement, and launch systems to further automate processes for efficiencies and effectiveness while enhancing internal controls (e.g. ERP).

  2. Serve as a subject matter expert on US GAAP and SEC regulations for the preparation and filing of SEC reports.

  3. Lead analysis of technical accounting issues: Provide well-supported and documented interpretation of GAAP literature, identify relevant changes in accounting guidance and monitor processes for compliance with accounting literature.

  4. Ensure SOX 404 compliance and implementation of appropriate internal controls.

  5. Assist in preparation of the Form 10-K, 10-Q and financial information related to the quarterly earnings releases, including all relevant support, managing comments from management and external auditors to ensure timely filings.

  6. Assist in reviewing financial statements, reconciliations including accruals, and other financial schedules to ensure accuracy.

  7. Participate in special finance related projects.


BS degree

CPA preferred

10+ years of related experience

Experience with biotech/life science industry preferred

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