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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Cambridge, Massachusetts


If you're looking for full-time Staff Accountant work, Robert Half has an opportunity for you to become a critical part of an innovative Biotech company. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area, at a company where effort is rewarded. In this role you will compile and analyze financial information, record monthly journal entries, reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare monthly reconciliations, process and record payroll, process accounts payable and assist with ad hoc projects as needed.

Your responsibilities in this role:

  • Manage all aspects of accounts payable, including invoice and receipt entry, vendor inquiries and payment processing

  • Timely processing of semi-monthly payrolls and benefit management

  • Responsible for aspects of the month and quarter-end close process, including timely completion of certain balance sheet reconciliations

  • Provide accounting support for external audit requests

  • Act as liaison between Finance and other departments as required

  • Support the Corporate Controller and Accounting Manager in the implementation and operation of Sarbanes Oxley internal control policies and procedures

  • Support the Accounting Manager and Director of FP& A estimating accruals as well as support the annual budgeting and quarterly re-forecasting process

  • Drive internal process improvements and continually identify opportunities for automation


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Public Accounting experience from a top7 firm

  • CPA Eligible a plus

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Depending on the person they may consider industry, would need to be from another biotech.

Why this company?

  • Newly public in May 2021

  • In growth mode, great time to come in and make an impact. N

  • Pre-clinical, expect to have 2 x INDs in the first half of 2022

  • Excellent mission

  • Controller had great mentors in the past and set him up to be a great mentor and offer a strong learning opportunity

  • Great Benefits, health, dental, vision 401K, FSA, pet insurance, 4 weeks CTO, sick time and holidays

In addition to the base, there is a bonus + options. This will be office based.

Please apply here but for more info reach out to Jackie Tabraham via LinkedIn.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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