Senior Accountant I

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEOS) is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary modified-release drug delivery technology platforms. The Company currently has three FDA-approved products for the treatment of ADHD that utilize the Company’s extended-release technology platform. Additional information about the Company is available at www.neostx.comOpens a New Window.

At Neos Therapeutics, we are dedicated to creating an unparalleled culture focusing on our people, our products, the ADHD community and the patients we serve. Our company purpose – to make days better – is core to how we approach our work. We are making a name for ourselves as the ADHD Support Team in the CNS space.

Neos has earned trust by being authentic with our customers and selling with integrity. You may not be an ADHD expert – but that’s okay, we’ll get you there. At Neos Therapeutics, we are committed to investing in excellence by developing, recognizing and rewarding our people. The ideal candidate will put people first by empowering themselves and others to be their collective best. Because at the end of the day, we are all in this together, building something incredible – Neos Nation.

Position Summary:

The Senior Accountant serves as a team member in the accounting department ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization’s audits and regulatory filings. Supports the record keeping and processing of day to day accounting transactions with adequate evidence of review. Responsible for the preparation of various monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and adherence with month end close deadlines and procedures. This position provides support for adherence with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and assists with ensuring the internal control environment is sufficient for certification and public filings. The Senior Accountant will be a backup for cost accounting transactional processing. This is a deadline-driven position that requires exceptional software skills to maximize the utilization of Microsoft Dynamics AX. 

Key Job Functions and Responsibilities:

· Supports the Assistant Controller with preparation of month end close process, analysis of comparative periods, budget and forecast variances

· Prepares journal entries, complex account reconciliations, and other analyses as required to support the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closes 

· Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual close binder ensuring all controls are signed off by owners, audit trails are tied out and all reconciliations agree with final trial balances

· Process cash applications, bank transfers, controlled disbursements and preparation of monthly bank reconciliations utilizing the Microsoft Dynamics AX Banking module

· Reconciliation and testing of cash equivalents and short-term investments including disclosures of fair value hierarchies and Other Comprehensive Income (OCI) 

· Reconciliation of various Prepaid, Intangible and other asset accounts 

· Preparation and reconciliation of Fixed Asset Additions / Disposals / Changes utilizing the Microsoft Dynamics AX Fixed Asset module to general ledger 

· Reconciliation of various Accrued Expense Accounts, Leases and other liability accounts 

· Prepares annual audit and quarterly review work-papers with explanations satisfying audit inquiries

· Prepares quarterly and annual work-papers supporting SEC filings 

· Ensure supporting documentation and/or subledger(s) exists and the documentation is accurate and ties to the appropriate balance sheet account on the general ledger 

· Maintains and completes reconciliation and testing of cash equivalents and short-term investments including disclosures of fair value hierarchies and Other Comprehensive Income (OCI)

· Ensures adherence to the monthly, quarterly and annual SOX controls, evidence of review check lists, and sign-off requirements

· Assists in data maintenance and adherence to internal controls policy and procedures 

· Maintains Ethical Behavior and Conduct

· Ensures policies, legislation and procedures are adhered to: including company SOPs,

21 CFR Part 11 and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance 

· Responsible for the proper administration and communication of information related to narcotics and other controlled substances in accordance with company policies and procedure

· Performs other duties as required 

Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the base knowledge and experience required.

· Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from an accredited university required; Master of Science in Accounting a plus 

· Active CPA License required

· 7 years plus of experience in accounting; 2+ years of audit experience with a national public audit firm preferred, 5+ years of accounting department experience in manufacturing and distribution

· Demonstrated experience in day to day accounting processes and procedures

· Demonstrated Experience in account reconciliation and analysis

· Demonstrated experience in SOX 404 compliance and evidence of review 

· Demonstrated experience implementing and improving ERP systems 

· Demonstrated experience as a team member supporting departments 

· Knowledge and application of US GAAP 

· General understanding of corporate financial policies 

· Prefer experience with a public filer in the Life Sciences industry

· Maintains a positive team attitude 

· Able to embrace change and thrive in a continuous process improvement environment 

· Able to follow instructions, understand and comply with policies and procedures 

· Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills that will elicit cooperation across departments 

Leadership: Must possess strong communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, interpretation and analytical skills. Must be organized and exhibit time management skills. This position demonstrates leadership ability by acting as an important part of the Neos Therapeutics team.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Well-lit, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor setting with adequate ventilation 
  • Standing and sitting
  • Handling – seizing, holding, grasping and fingering of objects, tools and controls
  • Reaching
  • Vision – close vision
  • Hearing – telephone 
  • Able to sit and type for long periods of time 
  • Able to lift light weight boxes, binders and objects
  • Physical demands described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Neos is a small but growing company where each individual can make a huge difference. The company operates under strict guidelines and as such requires all potential employees to undergo a drug test prior to their start date. The company also conducts drug tests several times throughout the year.

    Neos Therapeutics is proud to proactively recruit, hire, place, promote, transfer, train and ensure freedom from discrimination, based on protected classes such as race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability (disabled individuals), genetic information, women, minorities and veterans, under the guidance of the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) & Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). Neos works with supervisors at all levels to ensure that the policy is understood and followed in all employment actions. In addition to federal law requirements, Neos complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has employees. This policy also applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including compensation, termination, layoff, recall, and leaves of absence. Neos Therapeutics is an active VEVRAA Federal Contractor and we encourage Veterans to apply.

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