Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting

Finance & Procurement Parsippany, NJ


Description

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 purpose of this position is to support the financial accounting close activities for the company’s global legal entities, including cash journal entries and reconciliations, accounting for investments, recording of expense accruals and prepaid expenses, journalizing intercompany activity, and completing reconciliations and analytics for areas of responsibility.  In this role, you will be expected to analyze the processes behind all essential duties and responsibilities listed below and to make suggestions on how these activities can be improved or completed more efficiently.

Responsibilities:

  • Record journal entries and account reconciliations for cash, investments, expense accruals, prepaid expenses, intercompany activity, goodwill, and other general accounting areas, as assigned
  • Reconcile global cash and investment accounts and investigate/resolve discrepancies, timely
  • Coordinate and record intercompany settlements with the Treasury department and prepare intercompany eliminations journal entries
  • Assist with quarterly and annual SEC financial reporting activities including:
    • Perform required tie-outs of 10-K/10-Q/8-K supporting documents
    • Assist in fulfilling audit requests (internal and external)
    • Prepare balance sheet analytics for assigned areas of responsibility
    • Support the month end financial close by maintaining journal entry and reconciliation control logs and related supporting documentation.
  • Manage the government surveys preparation and reporting process, including coordinating with other departments as deemed necessary
  • Provide supporting documents as it relates to areas of responsibility to support the annual audit and SOX 404 compliance process
  • Ensure effective communication between accounting and all internal/external customers.
  • Other ad hoc analysis / projects as deemed appropriate.

Interaction:

The incumbent works closely with the accounting/finance team, auditors, vendors, and consultants.

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of relevant Accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field from accredited College or University
  • Experience working in a fast paced, publicly traded, corporate environment managing multiple tasks/projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP/SOX and an understanding of internal accounting controls.
  • Demonstrated high level of accuracy and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills

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.