Senior Accountant

Zogenix, Inc. Emeryville , CA 94608

Posted 4 months ago


The Senior Accountant will be a valuable member of the Finance and Accounting team, assisting in the day to day accounting, in collaboration with other members of the finance team, including the preparation of general ledger entries, account reconciliations, financial statement analysis and ad hoc projects. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for Cash, Payroll and Equity accounting.


  • Organize and coordinate the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close related to cash, payroll and equity functions

  • Manage monthly journal entries for cash, payroll and equity related accounts

  • Perform and maintain related balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Prepare variance analysis for trended financial results and other comparative analysis as required

  • Prepare and process U.S. Payroll including working with third party service provider on Payroll administration

  • Be the primary point of contact to our outsourced stock administration provider responsible for ensuring the accuracy of equity transactions including, but not limited to, reviewing grant inputs, tax withholding information, cancellations, ESPP purchases and RSU releases.

  • Prepare support for audit requests, and respond to inquiries from external auditors

  • Participate and support the maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements

  • Assist in the preparation of the Company's federal and state tax returns

  • Assist in developing operational procedures and establishing process efficiencies

  • Support other finance / ad hoc projects as necessary


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/related field, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Experience working at a pharmaceutical and/or public company preferred

  • Great Plains Equity Edge experience preferred

  • Strong verbal and written skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to identify organizational opportunities and to effectively implement new processes and internal controls preferred

  • Experience in payroll and equity accounting is preferred

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