This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Sr. Accountant, General Ledger Accounting

Moderna, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Start date
Jun 7, 2023

View more

Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Best Places to Work

Job Details

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of the accounting team supporting a dynamic and high growth organization that is radically changing the biotechnology industry. This Senior Accountant, GL Accounting role will be Cambridge based and report to the Senior Manager, GL Accounting. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Companys general ledger close process for areas such as prepaids, fixed assets, accruals and other general accounting areas. The successful candidate will be a strong team player who is detail oriented and can pivot fearlessly when necessary. The candidate will be expected to apply the Company's accounting policies to ensure an accurate, high quality and efficient monthly and quarterly financial close in order to meet the Companys external SEC reporting/filing timelines, while also ensuring compliance with the related SOX controls and US GAAP.

Heres What Youll Do

  • Support all aspects of the monthly close process including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • Work collaboratively with FP&A and other functions to obtain the necessary data and inputs to complete the monthly close.

  • Support the preparation of monthly and quarterly internal and external reporting including providing monthly fluctuation commentary for relevant balance sheet accounts.

  • Perform appropriate research to identify, interpret and apply Company policies.

  • Execute and maintain effective controls supporting financial and SOX 404 audits.

  • Prepare and provide supporting schedules as requested by external auditors, internal audit and SEC team for quarterly filings.

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and projects as required.

  • Identify and drive process improvements, including system enhancements.

  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships with key counterparts in FP&A, payroll, treasury, procurement, international finance and other key functions.

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required and CPA preferred.

  • 4+ years of combined public accounting and/or large public company experience, preferably in biotechnology industry.

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SOX 404.

  • Experience with financial systems including SAP S/4 Hana and Blackline preferred.

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Proactive, responsive and timely problem solver.

  • Must be able to multitask and pivot fearlessly.

  • Strong attention to detail and deadline driven.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams.

  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)




Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


Stock Symbol:


Stock Exchange:



Facebook  Instagram  Twitter


Company info
200 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA
United States

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert