• Corporate Controller

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Job ID
    2018-1235
    # Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Primary Purpose of Position

    This position is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of all accounting functions. Reporting to the CFO, this position helps develop strategic and long-term financial goals and ensures regulatory compliance, including establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures. The Osiris Corporate Controller leads and oversees the company’s accounting function and processes while managing company-wide accounting policies and procedures related to SOX compliance. The Controller is responsible for timely, accurate and complete financial reporting.

    Principal Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Implement and enforce internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash management, and accounting.
    • Ensure timely month-end close.
    • Prepare quarterly internal and external financial statements, ensuring that external financial reports meet SEC reporting timetables and guidelines.
    • Oversee and participate in the preparation and review of SEC disclosures, including but not limited to the 10Q, 10K and 8K.
    • Manage and direct the performance of accounting staff.
    • Proactively identify potential financial issues and make recommendations to improve quality of performance and work procedures.
    • Prepare quantitative and qualitative variance analyses.
    • Prepare entries to the General Ledger and prepare account analyses.
    • Implement and maintain project cost accounting.
    • Develop/Format financial reports in the general ledger and financial reporting packages.
    • Oversee external audits of 1) financial reporting and 2) internal control processes
    • Ensure timely and accurate review of relevant contracts and agreements.
    • Oversee SOX compliance.
    • Oversee testing of accounting and reporting process flows and controls.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA designation
    • 7+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience
    • 2+ years of controller experience in a publically traded company
    • 3+ years of management experience with proven leadership skills
    • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)
    • Proficiency with accounting software including the writing of reports
    • Strong analytical and writing skills
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products
    • Focused; Results oriented; dependable; self-starter
    • Highly flexible
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact across all levels of the organization
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational skills

     

    Preferred

    • Masters’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

     

     

    Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law

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