Accounting Manager

Location: San Diego, California - Hybrid
Category: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 4893
Date Posted: 08/02/2022

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About the Opportunity:

Sayva Solutions’ finance and accounting practice is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Manager to make an immediate impact with one of our high growth, M&A focused life sciences clients.


  • Assist the Associate Director of Financial Reporting to manage the external reporting function of the Company’s SEC reporting requirements, including preparation of cash flow statement, 10-Q, 10-K and annual Proxy document drafting and tie-out
  • Perform technical accounting research and prepare whitepaper documentation as necessary including business combinations, convertible debt, equity method investments, revenue recognition and share-based compensation
  • Coordinate quarterly review and year-end audits including preparation of schedules and analysis, interaction with auditors and senior members of the management team
  • Assist the month-end close process and internal financial reporting including prepare and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, reports and schedules – ensuring the close process is performed in an efficient and effective manner
  • Assist in coordination of the accounting integration of mergers and acquisitions
  • Assist with identifying process improvements, implementing changes, and ensuring best practices. Assist with the update of controls including assessing any control gaps and changes in processes
  • Maintain financial records of the Company in a neat and orderly manner


  • 4+ years’ experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • Big 4 or national audit firm experience required
  • Biotech/pharma experience (through industry experience or clientele) preferred

About Sayva: Sayva Solutions is an accounting, finance, technology, and human resources professional services firm whose focus is on long term relationships created through teamwork and doing what is in the best interest of others. By working with Sayva to identify your next career move, you will get the benefit of working with an experienced team who not only has a strong network of trusted clients, but expertise in the markets, and functions, we serve. We can provide insight on what your market value is, what companies have to offer, and what opportunities align best with your professional and personal goals. We are your trusted advisor throughout your search process and can help ensure you are prepared for interviews, have the information to make the best decisions, and receive a strong offer to land you that perfect job. Making a career move is not easy and can be stressful; Sayva can be your partner in making the process smooth, transparent, and rewarding.