Manager, Accounting

Finance & Procurement San Diego, CA


About Pacira

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.

Why work with us?

Rarely do you have an opportunity to do work that really matters. What drives us is our mission. What makes us successful are our people.  At Pacira, you are part of an inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking - a place where you can make an impact and help change the standard of care in non-opioid pain management. Be part of our movement, let’s pursue excellence together.

The Accountant Manager will be responsible for the accounting, reporting, planning & forecasting and ad hoc analysis for the Engineering, Facilities, and other departments as assigned.   Reporting and analysis will provide management with timely, accurate and relevant financial information and insights.  This position is also responsible for accounting, reporting, planning & forecasting and ad hoc analysis for Capital Expenditures including the Fixed Asset monthly close activities.


  • Accounting Close and Reporting
    • Prepare monthly accruals by department and review with managers
    • Prepare prepaid, accrual and other account reconciliations
    • Prepare, communicate and present financial results including general account analysis, reconciliation, variance explanation, Key Performance Indicators with explanation of business drivers
    • Interact with external and internal auditors, prepare and provide documents for annual audit and SOX reviews
    • Ensure effective communication between accounting and all internal/external customers
  • Planning and Forecasting
    • Prepare annual budget and quarterly forecasts for the Engineering, Facilities and Quality departments
    • Document and understand assumptions, risks and opportunities
    • Prepare documentation, including presentations, trend and variance analysis
    • Review headcount requisitions for alignment with budget and business justifications
    • Timely review purchase requisitions to ensure accuracy of coding and consistency with budget
    • Provide insight on cost savings activities and initiate cost reductions initiatives
  • Capital planning for the company and the accounting for Fixed Assets
    • Enter in new assets, disposals and adjustments into Fixed Asset system
    • Record month-end fixed asset related entries
    • Prepare fixed asset inventory reconciliation
    • Ensure proper documentation and support is maintained
    • Prepare analysis of actual versus budgeted spending
  • Review contracts to confirm coding, budgeted amounts and whether amounts are reasonable. Provide insight on cost savings activities and project lead cost reductions
  • Other ad hoc analysis / projects as deemed appropriate 


The incumbent works closely with entire accounting/finance team, operations, customers, vendors and consultants.  


  • 5 years of relevant Accounting/Finance experience
  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of and experience in general accounting principles and preparing and implementing accounting policies, systems and procedures.
  • General knowledge of GAAP and an understanding of internal accounting controls.
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment with multi-project and multi-product manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrated skills in Excel and PowerPoint to support analysis and presentations 

EEO Statement

Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

At Pacira we are committed to intentionally cultivating a culture of inclusion where all feel welcomed and valued for their background, perspectives, and experiences. We hold one another accountable to promote trust and transparency in support of our communities and collective purpose.