Manager / Senior Manager, Accounting and Finance – R&D

Corcept Therapeutics Menlo Park, CA
Job Description:

The Manager / Senior Manager will help manage the accounting/finance functions for R&D, serving as the group's business partner, helping it to track and control costs, operate efficiently, and create and adhere to its budget.


* Support R&D functions, analyzing and accounting for expenses and identify opportunities for efficiency and cost-cutting

* Create and manage spend-tracking and forecast models and monitor R&D activities, expenses and accruals

* Monitor the performance of R&D service providers, clinical trial activity and costs

* Help prepare and maintain the R&D group and the company's budget

* Make financial planning and control recommendations, supported by detailed financial information and analysis

* Help prepare quarterly reviews and year-end audits and periodic reports to the SEC

* Help develop processes and procedures to effectively scale the company

* Complete special projects as needed and perform other duties as required


* Minimum B.S. / B.A. in accounting or finance; CPA a plus

* Minimum 5 years' experience in accounting / finance

* Prior pharmaceutical experience preferred

Preferred Skills, Qualifications, or Technical Proficiencies:

* Detailed knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements

* Experience with accounting and budgeting software (SAGE X3; Adaptive Planning)

* Good communication skills

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