Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.

Senior Accountant

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Apr 27, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Responsible for processing and monitoring expense reports using the Concur Expense Management to ensure timely approval and payment, as well as corporate card expenses. Additional responsibilities include supporting the monthly close process, cash account reconciliations, cash and stock journal entries, and stock administration duties.


• Prepare weekly/monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, including Fixed Assets and Prepaid Expenses
• Ensure an accurate and timely monthly and year end close
• Ensure an accurate and timely monthly and year end close
• Apply special cash deposits in MS Dynamics AX
• Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis and other recons
• Process and reconcile monthly American Express Corporate Credit Card Invoice and reconcile employee American Express Corporate Credit Card accounts, as needed
• Lead the Concur expense review process
o Assure expense reports are processed in a timely fashion
o Understand and adhere to travel and compliance policies
o Use rejected expense reports as part of training exercise
o Train internal finance personnel how to review and process the expense reports according to the travel and compliance policies
• Development of Concur and expense report training programs primarily for field sales personnel, headquarters, respond to expense report questions
• Responsible for vendor set up and updates in MS Dynamics AX
• Support stock administrator on daily tasks. Assists with exercises and terminations, etc.
• Lead Accounts Payable function
o Train Accounts Payable specialists and clerks on entering invoices in AX and Accounts Payable procedures
o Enter invoices and ensure invoices are processed timely
o Research and resolve issues, including PO revisions, reclassifications with Purchasing Department and Finance Department
• Review checks open for payment and prepare check runs and ACH/Wire processing weekly
• Assist in the preparation of Sales and Use tax return and Personal Business Property Tax Statement
• Support SOX compliance process.
• Support special projects as needed and assist other team members as requested.



• Develop relationships with field sales personnel; department heads; all finance and human resources department personnel
• Ascertain policy applied correctly to expense reports (This has a large impact on the company for costs and required compliance regulations)
• Interface with employees at all levels of the organization
• Work closely with team members to adhere to SOX controls and streamline the processing of data within the department
• Develop and update a desk manual
• Other special projects as required


• College degree, preferred
• 5 years or more experience in processing Accounts Payable (including expense reports), Finance (issuing reports on statistics), and General Ledger (journal entries, reconciliations, problem research & resolution)


• Computer skills including MS Office, ERP database experience
• Logic and reasoning abilities
• Good communication and presentations skills;
• Organizational skills; ability to multi-task; strong attention to detail; ability to prioritize workload
• Ability to count accurately and check results for accuracy
• Ability to provide clear instructions to complete a task
• Self-reliant and requires only minimal supervision


• Integrity
• Decisions & Judgment
• Ownership & Initiative
• Adaptability & Change Readiness
• Teamwork & Collaboration


• There may the occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds
• Sitting or standing for long periods of time
• Repetitive motion
• Visual ability to see and read computer monitors

About Us

Depomed, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat pain and other central nervous system conditions. Founded in 1995, Depomed has successfully executed on strategy of acquiring, integrating and growing differentiated therapeutic products and building each into a strong market presence. The result is a broad portfolio of pain and neurology specialty pharmaceuticals currently comprised of five FDA-approved products. These include Gralise® for the management of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Cambia® for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, Zipsor® for the relief of mild to moderate acute pain, Lazanda® for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients and our most recent addition, the company's flagship asset, the NUCYNTA® franchise.

Acquired in April 2015 and re-launched in June 2015, the NUCYNTA franchise includes NUCYNTA® ER for the extended management of pain, including neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and NUCYNTA® for immediate management of moderate to severe acute pain in adults.

Depomed also has successfully developed and licensed its unique drug-delivery technology, Acuform®. This patented oral-delivery technology allows for the targeted, extended release of pharmaceutical compounds into the upper gastrointestinal tract. The company's Acuform technology is currently being used in four marketed drugs, including Gralise.

Depomed's successful execution on strategy and has resulted in solid product revenue growth over the past three years. Located in Newark, California in the East Bay of San Francisco, Depomed is listed on the NASDAQ market under the ticker DEPO and employs approximately 500 people, of which approximately 350 are part of the Commercial organization.

Depomed is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.