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Paramus NJ
Vice President
Exempt, Regular, Full-Time
Competitive

Job Summary Manage new accounting system from inception to conclusion including system selection and implementation, adhering to timeline and budget, implementation of new accounting procedures/standards, internal controls, chart of accounts, accounting policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and
Responsibilities
(Include but not limited to the following.
Other duties may be assigned)
  • Work with Head of Finance in managing the selection and implementation of a new accounting system for the company.
  • Develop and create accounting policies and procedures, new chart of accounts, to ensure compliance with US GAAP.
  • Support the implementation of new accounting standards, internal controls, and regulatory accounting.
  • Establish, maintain and support compliance with company-wide accounting policies with Senior Accounting Manager.
  • Act as the liaison between the company and external accounting/ consulting firms in JSOX and audit.
  • Create and submit monthly analytical accounting reports to Head of Finance.
  • Interact with company’s external auditors with Senior Accounting Manager.
  • Interact with Finance and Accounting personnel from parent company in Japan.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned and required.
Qualifications
  • Strong technical and analytical skills; comprehensive understanding of accounting, US GAAP
  • Knowledge of internal control (documentation experience in JSOX is a plus
  • Knowledge of accounting system
  • Established project management experience
  • Demonstrated strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bilingual in Japanese and English preferred but not required.
Education and/
or Experience
  • Requires Bachelor’s Degree, Certified Public Accountant, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting, Financial.
    Experience in the Pharma industry preferred.
  • Successful project management experience preferred, 3-5 years
  • Experience in selection and implementation of accounting system