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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.

Accounting Manager, Revenue & OTC

We are seeking a highly motivated Accounting Manager to join our Commercial Finance organization in Gaithersburg, MD.  This position reports directly to the Associate Director Revenue & OTC and will primarily focus on Billing/Invoicing, Cash Application, Gross To Net (GTN) Accounting, monthly Reconciliations for commercial / product revenue of the company.   

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create, post daily product sales invoices (Global sales), IC sales invoices, transfer of AR Balance, Cash application.
  • Create, post and analyze general ledger journal entries for products sales activities.
  • Assist with closing the books and preparation of monthly financial statements and schedules in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Develop new processes and implement GTN Accounting procedures in support of traditional commercial market.
  • Participate in the preparation of schedules to support SEC disclosures for Forms 10-Q and 10-K and other SEC filings.
  • Support external auditor, SOX, and other requests, as needed.
  • Prepare and submit monthly account and sub-ledger reconciliations; identify and investigate discrepancies.
  • Generate and analyze general ledger account activity and trends using the SAP/S4 system; investigate actual to budget variances.
  • Work cross-functionally with team members, Subsidiaries accounting team and other internal departments to understand contracts and products.
  • Support review of material Revenue contracts to help minimize company risks and provide feedback to Finance leadership, Legal colleagues, and Commercial business partners.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to team members.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in accounting
  • CPA required, Big4 Audit experience is a plus
  • Minimum 7+ years' experience related to accounting
  • Proficiency with mid-size accounting software, SAP/S4 experience a plus
  • Biotech, manufacturing or pharmaceutical experience a strong plus
  • Public Accounting experience is plus
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel

Preferred Requirements:

  • Results oriented; dependable; and a self-starter
  • Extremely detail oriented and organized
  • Must be proactive, enthusiastic and motivated to learn new skills
  • Resourceful; utilizes tools and data available to problem solve or investigate issues
  • System savvy
  • Excellent communication skills on all levels
  • Invested in the mission of the company, understands the operations behind the numbers.

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Novavax, Inc. offers a base salary, annual bonus, stock options, 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, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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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