Accounting Manager at Azenta Life Sciences

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Company Overview

At Azenta, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Burlington, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.

How You'll Add Value...

Azenta is searching for an Accounting Manager with a specialization in project cost accounting. We are seeking a highly skilled professional to oversee and manage project-related financial activities, ensuring accurate tracking, analysis, and reporting of project costs.

What You'll Do...

  • Lead and oversee project cost accounting processes, including tracking, analysis, and reporting.

  • Collaborate with project managers and cross-functional teams to establish project budgets and monitor financial performance throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Develop and maintain project cost accounting systems, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with accounting standards and internal controls.

  • Conduct regular reviews of project costs and variances, identifying areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.

  • Prepare and present project cost reports, financial analyses, and budget updates to senior management and project stakeholders.

  • Lead / coordinate with costing team on standard rate changes.

  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure accuracy and integrity of project cost data.

  • Lead month-end and year-end closing activities related to project cost accounting, including reconciliations and accruals.

  • Provide guidance and support to project teams on financial matters, ensuring adherence to budgetary constraints and financial goals.

  • Lead and mentor a team of accounting professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.

What you will Bring...

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or CMA certification preferred.

  • 7 years of experience in accounting, with a focus on project cost accounting or related field.

  • Strong understanding of GAAP and project accounting principles.

  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems (e.g., Oracle and NetSuite).

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and trends.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and with project teams.

  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Working Conditions/ Schedule

  • Typical office environment with hybrid work options (M, T, TH)

  • May be asked to travel occasionally (anticipated to be around 10%)

EOE M/F/Disabled/VET
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