Altasciences is a mid-size contract research organization with a unique focus on supporting drug development from lead candidate selection to proof of concept. With over 25 years of industry experience, we provide preclinical and clinical solutions to an international customer base of biopharmaceutical companies. Our full-service offering in this critical stage of drug development includes program management, preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology services, medical writing, biostatistics, data management, and bioanalysis services tailored to specific research requirements. Altasciences has facilities in Montreal, QC; Fargo, ND; Kansas City, KS and Seattle, WA.
Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.
Assist in the preparation of the cost accounting records; develop and implement the cost control systems and procedures, project cost including indirect costs and overhead; compare the actual cost to the estimates and analyze the variances to optimize
Work with other groups to align standard costing to the estimates/quoting systems Develop, analyze, report and make recommendations on the company's project and cost accounting as well as the systems of internal controls
Develop and maintain systems leading to KPI's and action plans to optimize the performance of site productivity and project profitability
Understand, forecast and report revenues and cost projections. Analyze and report developments in order to derive and update forecasts and budgets
Develop controls for overhead, cost accounting, cost centers, capacity and performance
Interpret financial information (costs, price, expense & revenue); make appropriate recommendations for improvement
Ensure the quality of financial and reporting data
Accurate and timely elaboration of financial statements and forecasts
Observe compliance with internal and external guidelines, GAAP, policies and strategies
Identify areas financial and operating control gaps; report misstatements, inefficiencies and recommend remediation actions/plans
Will interface with operational management and staff
Clear and professional communications skills required
Will work closely with the Director of Finance and Accounting
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field with specialization in Cost Accounting and Analysis
Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience
Superior MS Office skills and ERP experience required. MS Dynamics AX experience preferred
Altasciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.
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