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Senior Accountant

Company: Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc.
Location: Warren
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:

As a member of the Finance organization, this role will work with the team to ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and analyzing transactions. This is a newly established position with broad finance responsibilities including the financial closing process, purchasing and payables process, payroll process, financial reporting process, SOX compliance, and finance projects.


* Actively participate and lead key activities in the month-end, quarterly, and annual financial close processes with an emphasis in meeting all deadlines
* Prepare monthly account reconciliations, roll forwards, analytical procedures, and maintain supporting documentation. Work with FP&A on monthly accruals and analysis
* Assist with completion of the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and external audit
* Ensure SOX compliance including formation of internal controls, policies/procedures, documentation and testing of key controls.
* Develop a detailed understanding of business processes and connect them with financial results
* Create and maintain efficient process flows for operational activities and create documentation/reference guides
* Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease process times, streamline work processes, work collaboratively with the business, and leverage technology
* Assist with various special projects including finance systems, technologies, and business process improvements including the design, testing and implementation of new technology and other accounting enhancements/tools as needed
* Build strong business relationships through regular meetings and close collaboration


3-4 years of finance/accounting experience with at least 2 years in a large public accounting firm

* Strong accounting and financial controls experience
* Solid attention to details with capability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
* Highly motivated, committed to drive change, continually improves processes, and delivers results
* Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and partnering skills
* Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus
* S. or MS degree in Accounting or Finance
* CPA preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by colleagues assigned to this position. This is not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Aquestive reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

As part of Aquestive's employment process, final candidate will be required to complete a drug test and background check prior to employment commencing.

Aquestive provides equal employment opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc., Elizabeth , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Warren, New Jersey

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