Accounting Manager

Location: San Diego, California - Hybrid
Category: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Consulting
Job ID: 5094
Date Posted: 06/07/2022

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About the Opportunity: A public biotech company based in San Diego is seeking an Accounting Manager Consultant (or strong Senior Accountant) to join its growing team. This consultant will ideally have strong month-end close and be ideally a jack of all trades type within the GL function. This opportunity is open to candidates seeking contract to hire.

Duration: 3+ months, with contract-to-hire potential


  • Prepare and/or review monthly journal entries sand account reconciliations
  • Work with team leaders to coordinate monthly and quarterly close of parent’s and subsidiaries’ accounting books
  • Equity Accounting 
  • Provide guidance to Accounts Payable, review invoice postings and check runs for proper coding and period, review A/P aging for accuracy, review quarterly accrual entries for completeness
  • Review payroll, review employee benefit related journal entries; maintain record for employee benefits, such as 401K and flexible spending account
  • Prepare or review customer invoices, review service contracts for proper recording of revenue and COGS entries
  • Manage banking for domestic and international accounts and credit card accounts
  • Review Fixed Asset records, prepare or review annual property tax and use tax return
  • Reconcile intercompany account and support financial statement consolidations
  • Support quarterly review and annual audit of financial reports and SEC reporting
  • Assist in accounting process development and SOX compliance work
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other related fields
  • CPA certification and public accounting strongly preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience including pharma or biotech experience, required
  • In depth understanding of US GAAP and full-function accounting process
  • Month-end Close/Operational GL experience
  • Experience with NetSuite and strong with Excel

About Sayva: At Sayva Solutions, our consultants are a part of the Sayva team from before a project starts and as we partner together on future opportunities. We provide competitive compensation as well as a robust benefits package that includes employer-sponsored medical, dental, and vision insurance with a company contribution, 401k plus a competitive match that vests immediately and paid holidays. We truly value each of our consultants and recognize that both wellness and financial wellness benefits are important in attracting and retaining top talent. During your project, we will always provide frequent updates on the status of your project and have a seamless process to transition you onto future projects. We make significant investments in our consultants by finding opportunities to help them gain new skills and grow their career. Additionally, we like to have fun at Sayva! We hold events and recognition awards just for our consultants. Contact us to become a part of the Sayva team!