Sr Accountant

Seattle, WA, United States
Mar 25, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Accountant

The Senior Accountant II will be responsible for developing, implementing and/or maintaining processes within the Company's accounting system and assisting management with primary accounting and reporting functions.

Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Omeros 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.

What are your job responsibilities?

  • Responsible for various month end closing activities, including preparing and reviewing significant accrual calculations, non-cash journal entries and reconciliations
  • Prepares stock-based compensation journal entries, reviewing key valuation assumptions for input into our cloud-based equity tracking application
  • Drafts technical accounting memos relating to significant transactions for review by management
  • Assists in drafting the 10-Q and 10-K SEC filings
  • Assists in preparation of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, including the performance and documentation of key control activities
  • Participates in the development and implementation of significant accounting processes and policies to maximize the functionality of Oracle Fusion ERP system
  • Acts as liaison to Omeros business units by providing support and gathering information relating to significant accounting functions
  • Provides audit support, assists with applicable government reporting and participates in other projects as required
What education and experience do you need?

  • Bachelor's degree in Business with an accounting concentration
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years of experience specific to position responsibilities for a Sr. Accountant and 8 - 12 years of experience for a Sr. Accountant II
  • Knowledge of GAAP with experience implementing and documenting internal controls under SOX
  • CPA or CPA candidate with Big 4 public accounting experience
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel and analytical tools
  • Experience with Shareworks or Oracle Fusion is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Displays strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Detail orientation
Behavioral Competencies:

  • Must be able to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, and subordinates
Physical Demands Required:

  • Position requires prolonged periods of sitting and constant use of a computer and keyboard
If you have the experience, skills and knowledge we are seeking, we'd love to hear from you! This is an exciting opportunity for the right person!

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.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000