Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: February 16, 2017
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job Id: 7469

Job Description

Sr. Government Accountant


  • Primarily responsible for accounting related to government contacts (e.g., Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority “BARDA”)
  • Responsible for certain monthly financial statement close processes including recording costs incurred, reimbursement invoicing, and reviewing key account reconciliations
  • Collaborates with program management to develop, execute, manage and enhance processes relative to the Earned Value Management System (“EVMS”)
  • Manages and maintains EVMS finance tool
  • Ensures adherence to finance related procedures of government arrangements (i.e., experience with Federal Acquisition Requirements)
  • Other analysis as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 4+ years’ experience in accounting/finance
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and able to develop analytical/reporting tools
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, able to present to leadership
  • Demonstrates ability to own/manage respective responsibilities and work with limited daily direction
  • General ability to work in team
  • Adaptable and demonstrates resourcefulness to be proactive and solutions-oriented
  • Able to lead process improvements
  • EVMS experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Biotech experience preferred
  • Pharmaceutical development and/or manufacturing experience preferred

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