Radius Health, Inc.

  • Senior Accountant (Reporting)

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2018 12:09 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Senior Accountant is responsible for SOX documentation and providing accounting support for segments of the business, including G&A, R&D, and Commercial Operations in a high-performance environment and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of accounting data.  Additionally, this role supports the Controller and Accounting Manager for financial reporting.


    • Performs monthly general ledger procedures including journal entries, supporting schedules, analyses, and documentation.
    • Owns the coordination of the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 internal control documentation process.
    • Assists with the coordination and execution of internal and external audits on a quarterly and annual basis.
    • Assists with research into accounting guidance as well as supporting documentation to identify the appropriate accounting treatment.
    • Assists with the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures relating to accounting and external reporting.
    • Responsible for the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers for the various financial statement line items.
    • Assists with the preparation of comparisons between budget and actual amounts.
    • Assists with the preparation and review of quarterly Form 10-Qs and annual Form 10-Ks to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    • Participates in the process improvement and ERP integration projects and assist with other financial operations improvements projects as required.


    • Requires a BS in Accounting or equivalent.
    • 2-5 years of accounting experience in public accounting or private industry.
    • Big four firms and strong Sox compliance background preferred.
    • CPA is strongly preferred, but not required.
    • Experience within life science industry preferred.

     Work Environment:

    The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.   Frequent travel required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.






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