Biomarin San Rafael , CA 94912
Sr. Accountant II (TEMPORARY) Location San Rafael, California Apply
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children.
These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.
By providing a foundation for all operations company wide, BioMarin's General and Administrative teams support our mission of providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance, legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients' lives.
The Sr. Accountant, North America Accounting will be responsible for deliverables critical to the Company's financial close through applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze, record, reconcile and report the company's financial results.
Areas of monthly accounting responsibility will perform reconciliation between the Fixed Assets sub ledger and general ledger. Create and maintain good work papers for review and internal and external audits. Assist with audit schedules, external reports, and other monthly accounting close processes.
Review and revise accounting transactions for accuracy and conformance to policies and procedures. Review and analyze fixed assets by project. Prepare fixed asset metrics.
Participate in accounting system upgrades. Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretations.
Must be a good communicator and interact with Finance department personnel and other departments in order to gain proper understanding of operating transactions and financial statement components. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including the monthly accounting close and financial statement preparation cycle, quarterly external audit, SOX compliance activities and ongoing business process transformation activities.
The successful candidate will be an experienced accountant and will report to the Manager, Fixed Assets. Candidate should be able to multi-task and work both independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment and be a strong collaborator with peers.
Candidate must possess a strong desire to learn, grow and develop their skills while providing enhancement to the current accounting function. Attention to detail and good analytical skills are essential.
A minimum of 4 years general finance and accounting experience in a publicly traded company or audit practice of a CPA firm, including minimum 2 years working in a role with direct general ledger and financial close responsibilities.
Excellent follow-through and communication skills and ability to work independently and in a complex and fast-paced environment.
Advanced experience with Excel, ERP system experience required as related to general ledger, close and consolidation (Oracle EBS R12 and HFM preferred).
Bachelor's in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.