Manager, Accounting

Jan 21, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager, Accounting

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Accounting Team!

The Accounting Manager, a key member of the Finance team, is responsible for managing the overall close process, for developing, implementing and/or maintaining general ledger accounting SOX controls and for creating and maintaining internal management reports.

Who is Omeros?

Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market and orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases, disorders of the central nervous system and immune-related diseases, including cancers. In addition to its commercial product OMIDRIA (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3%, Omeros has multiple phase 3 and phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on complement-mediated disorders and substance abuse. Omeros also has a diverse group of preclinical programs including GPR174, a novel target in immuno-oncology that modulates a new cancer immunity axis recently discovered by Omeros. Small-molecule inhibitors of GPR174 are part of Omeros' proprietary G proteincoupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and their corresponding compounds. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the entire month-end close process, cash management process, and fixed asset accounting for Omeros
  • Manages all accounting accruals for Legal, IT, Infrastructure, Accounting, Finance, HR and Marketing departments
  • Reviews debt, lease, and payroll entries for month-end close
  • Spearheads internal reporting, collaborating closely with FP&A, the Controller and CFO to create internal reporting from Oracle
  • In conjunction with the Controller, coordinates timing of the audit and preparation of workpapers in a timely and accurate manner
  • Supports the preparation of process documents and design of internal controls for management's SOX attestation
  • Drafts and/or reviews technical accounting memos, providing insight to accounting treatment for new contracts and arrangements
  • Prepares supporting documents used in the creation of SEC and other governmental reporting
  • Preparation of federal, state and local documents for creation of tax provision
  • Assists on projects as needed including optimization projects dealing with our financial and accounting system
  • Manages 2 Senior Accountants and a Staff Accountant for all expenses reported as G&A in the external financial statements
Education, Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in business with Accounting or Finance concentration
  • A minimum of 5 years of public accounting experience and 2 years of private industry;
  • CPA license preferred
  • Prior experience with Oracle Fusion or similar ERP system is a preferred
  • Advanced Excel with an understanding of pivot tables
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely with all levels
  • Strong collaborator and analytical problem-solver
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills (coaching, counseling, training and mentoring, etc.)
  • A proactive self-starter
Behavioral Competencies Required:

  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, and subordinates
  • Must display strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Attention to detail
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues
Physical Demands and Work Environment Required:

  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • May encounter prolonged periods of sitting
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours (evenings/weekends) for quarter or year-end close and or special projects
Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.