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Senior Staff Accountant

Theragent, Inc.
Arcadia, CA
$85000.0 - $90000.0 Annually
Start date
Sep 30, 2023

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Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Beach

Job Details

Position Summary:

The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the various cost accounting, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of fixed assets records, assisting with the general ledger and monthly close process, and maintaining and improving the system in support of manufacturing operations and supply chain management for the US GMP manufacturing plant.   Responsibilities also include adherence to the monthly and quarterly close process and timeline, prepare all entries to the general ledger and account reconciliation and analysis related to inventory and cost of sales accounts to ensure the continued integrity and accuracy of these accounts on the Company’s financial results and balance sheet.

The successful candidate will join a team committed to manufacturing excellence, continuous improvement, and member development. This person will enjoy developing solid business relationships with their counterparts in the materials, operations, and quality roles as well as business development to facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cost Accounting
  • Monitor inventory transactions and processes including inventory, inventory adjustments and inventory expenses to ensure accuracy and completeness of inventories and cost of sales, as well as to comply with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and corporate policies. 
  • Review and reconcile the cost of sales and cost variances.
  • Manage the inventories cycle counts and physical counts and analyze the variances to maintain accuracy and completeness of inventories.
  • Coordinate with Materials Management to maintain the integrity of inventories value and quantities.
  • Assist in maintaining the standard costing.
  • Assist in KPI reporting for inventory and management cost reporting.
  • Fixed Assets Accounting
  • Maintain fixed asset records in the ERP system, ensuring accuracy and completeness of fixed asset data.
  • Collaborate with facility managers and other departments to ensure accuracy and completeness of fixed asset records. 
  • Reconcile fixed asset accounts and resolve discrepancies, if any.
  • Record and track asset acquisitions, disposals, transfers, and retirements.
  • Review and validate asset depreciation calculations.
  • Support the monthly closing processes related to fixed assets.
  • Prepare various fixed asset reports and analyses.
  • General Ledger
  • Complete Journal Entries accurately and in timely manner.
  • Reconcile General Ledger Accounts and perform account analysis to ensure the integrity of the financial information.
  • Assist with monthly closing procedures.
  • Assist in preparing for internal and external reviews and audits.
  • Assist in preparing and compiling the necessary financial information and reports for outside auditors and other outside organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Reports to: Controller   

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Arcadia, CA

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong willingness and ability to cross-train in different accounting functions, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to support the needs of the department.
  • Robust internal controls understanding and documentation of all financial processes and transactions.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and related tools.
  • Comprehensive understanding of general, cost and project accounting principles
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires reconciliation and evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Requires the exercises of judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present financial information in a meaningful understandable way.
  • Ability to question norms and respectfully challenge others.
  • Good team building skills including trust, professionalism, and be able to garner consensus across diverse groups.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and collaboratively and strong organizational skills are essential.
  • Detail oriented, ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high-volume environment.

Education & Professional Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree, major in accounting, with a depth of skills in accounting, reporting, analysis, financial supply chain, processes and procedures
  • Requires 3+ years accounting experience in a process manufacturing environment 
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • ERP experience required.
  • Biotech/medical device and public company experience a plus, with a working knowledge of cGMP, SOX 404, and FDA CFR Part 11 compliance

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment

Travel: Occasional. Less than 10%

Physical / Mental Demands:

  • Able to type an average of about 60 words per minute.
  • Occasional stooping, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, reaching, and/or lifting to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and move within workspace for extended periods.
  • Ability to sit at a desk and work on computer prolonged periods. 
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks including hand to finger manipulations, grasping, pushing, and pulling.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Ability to work safely and effectively when working alone or working with others.

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Theragent, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, and veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Theragent, Inc. requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To the extent permitted by applicable law, candidate must be able to provide proof of full vaccination or receipt of the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or request an exemption due to a medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief of practice, or pregnancy, as of the first day of work, to be considered for a U.S.-based job. 



At Theragent, we’re a diverse team with a commitment to keeping it that way. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace full of people you can trust, both inside the lab and out. We all come from different backgrounds and experiences, and our best work happens when different perspectives are included.

We deliver more than just a batch of products. Every project is the result of our shared dedication, ideas, and devotion. We’re scientists, and we love what we do. Our uncompromising passion for science drives us to keep learning and improving as we go.

Success starts with people, and our people are our most valuable asset. Our team focuses on supporting life-saving therapies for clients and patients around the world. It takes creativity and commitment to drive value-added solutions for our clients. We will always champion our employees to create a positive impact on the people around them.

Whatever the reason, we all work to serve the community and each other. We believe that both our clients and our employees should be happy. We welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds in the industry. We are proud of the family we’ve built at Theragent, and we’re always looking to expand.

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11750 Goldring Road

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