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Syndax - Accounting Manager

Taylor Strategy Partners

Taylor Strategy Partners

Accounting & Finance
Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023



Senior member of the accounting team, responsible for day-to-day accounting support to operations management, to facilitate the monthly and quarterly financial close process. Serve as a constructive partner to FP&A in timely and accurate financial reporting and forecasting.



·        Manage the monthly and quarterly financial close process, working with operations management to complete the monthly close process in a timely and accurate fashion.

·        Support SOX reporting and management, through ownership and accountability to key financial controls and completion of documentation to support control alignment.

·        Develop and maintain efficient processes (where needed) for the collection and reconciliation of accounting data.

·        Support the AD, Corporate Accounting in the reconciliation and reporting of gross margin (net sales and cost of goods sold)

·        Partner with FP&A to efficiently integrate actual reporting and forecasting in service of operational management.

·        Assist the AD, Corporate Accounting in various duties and ad hoc projects, as assigned or delegated.

·        Assist in the development and documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.


Requirements (Skills, Knowledge, Education and Work Experience)

·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA a plus, but not required.

·        10+ years of accounting; biotech experience required; public accounting experience preferred.

·        Accuracy and attention to detail.

·        Prefers to contribute as both independent, self-starter and collaborative team member.

·        Excellent organizational skills; prefers and can adapt to multiple priorities in a fast-paced and fluid work environment.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Ability to function well in a collaborative environment.

·        Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and experience with NetSuite.

·        Demonstrated multi-tasking and project management skills.

·        Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment of growth.