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Senior Accountant

Company: Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant partners with the finance organization to drive business results, processes and analytical support. This position will assist with financial reporting, technical accounting, year-end audit, value-added analysis on key business issues and implementing finance initiatives. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.


Assist with monthly financial reporting processes including:

  • Assist the Accounting Manager in driving month end close processes
  • Assist in developing and maintaining financial processes and policies as well as driving process improvements
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist in providing effective financial controls for the organization in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Prepare monthly accruals and journal entries
  • Review trends and prepare balance sheet fluctuation analyses
  • Review new contracts and assess the accounting implications based on accounting standards
  • Research accounting guidance and draft technical memos supporting accounting positions
  • Assist with preparing external and internal audit requests
  • Preparation of monthly accruals (including Clinical Study accruals) and journal entries
  • Preparation of account reconciliations
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in maintaining the BlackLine and AuditBoard applications
  • Review trends and prepare balance sheet fluctuation analyses
  • Assist with various special projects as needed


  • Demonstrate commitment and support for company and department goals, objectives and procedures
  • Represent Reata by developing collaborative relationships with industry colleagues and vendors
  • Demonstrate professionalism and adherence to moral, ethical and quality principles
  • Participate in corporate and departmental meetings
  • Comply with applicable regulations, GCP and corporate policies and procedures


  • 3-6 years' experience
  • Public company experience
  • MS Excel power user
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Biotech/pharma industry experience a plus
  • NetSuite experience a plus

Keywords: Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc., Plano , Senior Accountant, Other , Plano, Texas

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