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Senior Manager, Accounting

Company: Sony Corporation
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Sony Biotechnology Inc., based in San Jose, California, supplies advanced flow cytometry analysis and sorting technology for use in life science research. It markets products to private and public research institutions, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and large medical centers. Over the years, Sony Biotechnology products have received numerous outstanding new product awards as well as technology awards including the Frost & Sullivan Emerging Technology award, and the Milestone Award. To learn more: Sony Biotechnology (SBT) is seeking a hands-on Senior Accounting Manager, to undertake all aspects of accounting management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast support, as well as development and maintenance of internal control policies and procedures. Responsibilities Manage a small team of staff accountants; this includes playing a key role in developing the accounting team and department strategic initiatives Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition Lead process improvement initiatives to gain efficiencies to reduce close timeline and improve internal controls; this also includes documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Direct involvement in the preparation of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and report variances Manage the month-end, quarter end, and year-end close processes including preparing and reviewing journal entries and supporting reconciliations Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements Work closely with internal/external auditors for the review and audit of the company's quarterly and annual financial statements and disclosures Research and resolve technical accounting issues for compliance Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting Manage compliance with government reporting requirements and support tax filings Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications Requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA or CMA preferred Must have at least 7 years of related work experience in accounting and finance Requires minimum 5 years of management experience Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and procedures in addition to US GAAP & SOX Experience developing financial statements and building financial models Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process Exceptional analytical, organizational, and communication skills Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); must be highly proficient in Excel Epicor ERP experience a plus All candidates must be authorized to work in the US #LI-KD1 Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Corporation of America Sony Corporation of America provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Corporation of America, Human Resources Department, 25 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please indicate the position you are applying for. EEO is the Law EEO is the Law Supplement Right to Work (English/Spanish) E-Verify Participation (English/Spanish) As part of our commitment to health and safety, this position requires that the job candidate be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that an applicant will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna), or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine). The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccine status or any indication of a possible request for an accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.

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