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Sr. Manager, Accounting Projects
Ref No.: 18-14545
Location: San Rafael, California
The Senior Manager, Accounting Projects is responsible for directly supporting BioMarin's implementation of ASC 842 by performing an evaluation of BioMarin's vendor contracts & purchase agreements and abstracting ASC 842 related data into quantification models.
The ideal candidate will be a certified public accountant with a recent blend of a Big 4 or large regional CPA firm as well as public company reporting experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong analytical abilities, creative problem solving & interpersonal skills and have the ability to work well both independently and as a team member in a fast paced environment. Candidates with previous experience implementing ASC 842 or another accounting standard will be prioritized as they will be tasked in helping review contracts in relation to the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842).
This position will report to the ASC 842 Implementation Team Lead (Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting).
Required tasks include, but are not limited to:
Review contracts for applicability to ASC 842
Summarize key terms and conditions relevant to lease accounting and which have potential impacts under the new standard (if applicable).
Load data into Excel based quantification model
Test Excel quantification model against the ASC 842 transition and accounting guidance.
Assist the Team Lead with any additional activities identified as necessary for completion the accounting standard transition.

The ideal candidate should have the following:
Minimum of 8-12 years of accounting experience, preferably in a public company and/or public accounting environment.
Strong US GAAP knowledge, including ASC 842 (new lease accounting standard) and ASC 840 (current lease accounting standard).
Experience designing and implementing accounting standard changes (preferred).
Advanced level of experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of Oracle is a plus.