Assistant Controller

Natera Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 weeks ago

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Controller runs the day-to-day accounting operations and month-end close. Responsible for meeting deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation and financial reporting. Responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all aspects of the month end close process, including preparation of financial statements

  • Prepare and review month end reconciliations of Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts

  • Maintain the financial reporting and general ledger structure

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Manage General Ledger, AP, AR and billing teams

  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department

  • Lead person on all Financial Statement audits

  • Manage day-to-day Banking transactions

  • Financial statement analysis comparison of actual results to prior period

  • Lead ERP automation projects to streamline processes in department

  • Support Controller and SEC Manager in SEC filings

  • Assist Controller on ad-hoc reporting and special projects

  • Respond to other department managers regarding financial results

  • Provide guidance to accounting staff on processes and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

  • Build and manage a high performing team that maintains a strong "client service" focus and culture

  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing and hiring qualified team resources

  • Identify and ensure the training and development needs of team members are met

  • Plan and define performance goals with senior financial management to set overall and team-level performance measures and goals

  • Establish collaborative relationships with internal and external clients to understand the business

  • Identify additional ways to be of service by ensuring timely exchange of information to promote client satisfaction

  • Foster a "client service" culture and instill a work ethic that includes collaboration

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting -required

  • Minimum of 3 years leading a month end close process is required

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California is required

  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience is highly preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to manage independently and partner with others to obtain results

  • Strong collaboration and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to think strategically and implement a strategic vision

  • Proven experience coaching and motivating a productive and cohesive team that consistently exceeds expectations

  • An attitude of "continuous improvement" and constant desire to improve efficiencies

  • Ability to lead complex projects that require influence and implementation across business groups and functions

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to manage internal and external client expectations

  • Proven success working well under pressure and meeting deadline

  • Must be a "self-starter" with a problem-solver attitude, ability to multi-tasking

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Duties typically performed in an office setting

  • This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material

  • Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings & weekends) at times

Travel required for this position:

No or Yes : If yes state anticipated percent for travel: up to 10%

OUR OPPORTUNITY

Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you'll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you'll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.

WHAT WE OFFER

Competitive Benefits. Generous Employee Referral program. Healthy catered lunches 3 times per week, and premium snacks! Additionally, we offer complimentary premium coffee drinks and teas, and other beverages.

For more information, visit www.natera.com.

Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.


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