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Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world’s most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world’s most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide.

Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world’s toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-M™ adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases.

Summary of the Position:
Novavax is seeking an Inventory Accounting Manager to assist the Director in managing raw material, semi-finished goods, and finished goods inventory across the organization. The Inventory Manager role is a dynamic and challenging role that will provide an outstanding opportunity to directly contribute to the future success of the Company. The role entails partnering across the broader organization and collaboration within the Accounting Department. An ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about problem solving and process improvement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage Inventory Costing Analysis and Standard Cost Updates.
• Manage the Valuation Tool for Import Export Transactions.
• Assist with closing the books and preparation of monthly financial statements and schedules in accordance with US GAAP.
• Perform the periodic Raw Materials Impairment Reserve Analysis and JE.
• Maintain Sox Compliance for areas of responsibility.
• Perform Inventory Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations.
• Assist with inventory confirmations and reconciliation of physical inventory counts.
• Mentor and provide guidance to team members and stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements:
• Undergraduate or Graduate degree in accounting.
• CPA or mid/large company Inventory/Cost Accounting experience required.
• Minimum 5+ years accounting experience.
• Biotech, manufacturing, or pharmaceutical experience a strong plus.
• Proficiency with mid-size accounting software, SAP/S4 experience a plus.
• MS Excel advanced proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Extremely detail oriented and organized; results oriented and a self-starter.
• Resourceful; utilizes tools and data available to problem solve.
• Strong communication skills with ability to collaborate with business partners.
• Invested in the mission of the company, understands the operations behind the numbers.

Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job details
Finance / Accounting
Novavax HQ
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
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