Sr. Accountant/ Sr. Accountant II, Manufacturing & Inventory

Seattle, WA, United States
Mar 26, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Accountant/Senior Accountant II, Manufacturing and Inventory

The Senior Accountant, Manufacturing and Inventory will track and budget the overall performance and development of manufacturing operations, defining the business performance standards and metrics, as well as drive/create internal financial processes and reporting structure. This role will ensure appropriate due diligence is applied to business decisions and maintain the integrity of reported information. This role will be responsible for the financial reporting and analysis of manufacturing operations, including inventory and COGS, for both the OMIDRIA and Narsoplimab product lines. The position plays a critical role in partnering with senior leadership to drive strategic decision making and improve processes.

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 protein coupled 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?

  • Manage accrual and prepaid accounting of manufacturing spend based on operational data, invoice and reconciliation tracking to accurately record month-end entries
  • Manage the reporting of inventory, working closely with the Sr. Manager, Revenue and Cost Reporting to reconcile vial counts
  • Partner with the manufacturing and supply chain to develop budgets & forecasts of manufacturing spend and future inventory levels
  • Review and approval of manufacturing spend
  • Build, analyze and update financial models for tracking of manufacturing and inventory levels
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly cost variance analysis comparing actual program spend to budget, forecast and historical trends
  • Provide all stakeholders with accurate, timely financial information to support decision making and financial reporting
  • Coordinate with external auditors for auditor's requests to ensure timely and efficient quarterly reviews and annual audit execution, resolving any issues or problems encountered during the review/audit process related to manufacturing and inventory
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing operations and other departments to educate and train in GAAP reporting and SOX compliance
What education and experience do you need?

  • BA/BS/MBA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel
  • 5-8 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience with 2+ years in a business partner role is required for a Sr. Accountant; 8+years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience with 2+ years in a business partner role is required for a Sr. Accountant II.
  • Knowledge of how to account for and budget manufacturing and supply chain costs, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, along with an ability to research relevant accounting treatment and document accounting conclusions in a technical memo
  • A self-starter, analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills who can pinpoint and research solution
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and support opportunities for process improvements within own activities and stakeholders' operations
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Oracle experience is a plus
  • Life Sciences background and CPA designation are a plus
  • Background in public accounting is a plus
  • Advanced negotiation, dispute resolution and influencing skills are a plus
Behavioral Competencies:

  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers and subordinates
  • Possess a high level of comfort communicating confidently with members of the Executive Leadership team
  • Persuasive, able to influence senior executive decisions
  • Integrity
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve quality
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized and efficient and handle multiple priorities effectively
Physical Demands Required:

  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • May encounter prolonged periods of sitting
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.