Robert Half Accountemps Senior Manager in San Rafael, California

Looking to further your career in pharmaceutical accounting? Robert Half Accountemps has the job for you! The Corporate Accounting department is seeking a highly qualified candidate who will bring strong accounting acumen to assist with implementing the new lease accounting standard. Successful candidates will demonstrate creative problem solving, strong analytical abilities interpersonal skills and have the ability to work well both independently and as a team member in a changing environment.

How you will make an impact: Develop and implement data abstraction methodology to identify potential ASC 842 leases. Perform ASC 842 evaluation of the company's vendor contracts and purchase agreements. Collaborate with business stakeholders to embed lease data capture requirements into purchasing process and influence other business process changes required as a result of ASC 842 adoption. Partner with SEC reporting team on disclosures. Evaluate impact of ASC 842 on lease accounting SOX controls, processes and documentation. Update SOX controls and documentation as necessary for both transition and post-implementation processes. Design accounting process and related support tools and update accounting policies to reflect ASC 842. Develop and deliver training to regional accounting teams and business partners.

Please send your most recent resume to or call 707-578-3355 ASAP t be considered for this opportunity immediately!

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other analytical related field is required. CPA is required. Big 4 experience strongly preferred. Biotech/pharmaceutical accounting experience is a plus Minimum of 8-12 years in a corporate finance department, preferably in a public company environment. Experience designing and implementing accounting standard changes (preferred). Advanced level of experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Strong GAAP knowledge, including ASC 842 (new lease accounting standard) and ASC 840. Experience in ERP systems, i.e. Oracle (preferred), Hyperion or SAP.

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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