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Assistant Controller

Overland Park, KS, USA Req #3648
Friday, March 17, 2023

Your New Company!
At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

The Assistant Controller has a strong accounting and reporting knowledge and extensive accounting experience. This position combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to be able to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The Assistant Controller is responsible for general accounting, cost accounting and reporting and will work with all functions within the organization. This position is responsible for supervision of the day-to-day accounting functions.

What You'll Do Here:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and month-end closing procedures, including reconciliations.
  • Responsible for daily banking and cash reporting
  • Reconcile general ledger and bank account balances.
  • Verify, allocate and reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Reconcile accounting records with sponsor contracts to determine proper revenue accruals.
  • Act as financial reporting liaison with parent company.
  • Work with banking relationships including maintaining lender requirements.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly and annual reporting package.
  • Assist in annual budget preparation.
  • Assist in preparation of interim forecasts and projections
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
  • Act as point of contact for accounting systems and procedures, modifications and transitions.
  • Liaison with independent auditors in gathering and providing financial information in preparation of annual audits.
  • Assist with tax return preparation and audits.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all accounting records along with compliance with GAAP.
  • Supervision of accounting functions
  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Need to Succeed: 

  • Education:   A bachelor’s degree in accounting required   An MBA, CPA certification or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5-7 years accounting experience including reconciliation, analysis and financial statement preparation
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Dynamics GP required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Advanced Excel
  • Knowledge of project accounting and reporting helpful

What We Offer:
Benefits (regular employees)

Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both at and outside of work.

Altasciences' Benefits Package Includes:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs

Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include:

  • Training & Development Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program #LI-BK1



Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences!

Other details

  • Job Family M-7
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Overland Park, KS, USA