Temporary Manager, Accounting

Jan 22, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Temporary Accounting Manager

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Accounting Team!

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
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.