• Senior Accountant

    Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ERT - Philadelphia is hiring a Senior Accountant who will ensure the activity recorded to the G/L is accurate and timely in order to prepare financial statements.


    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With more than 45 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so it can adapt without compromising standards.

    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past four years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, Biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 9,500+ studies spanning three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence. For more information, go to or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.



    1. Review and perform general accounting journal entries
    2. Perform monthly general ledger account analyses, identify and record adjustments
    3. Prepares and maintains balance sheet and bank account reconciliations
    4. Maintain the fixed asset ledger, depreciation, reconciliations and ensure all capital projects are properly recorded in the ledger.
    5. Liaison with non-accounting departments on accounting, finance and reporting related matters
    6. Review G/L coding accuracy
    7. Analyze monthly financials and explain monthly variances
    8. Ensure Intercompany activity is properly recorded and reconciled
    9. Assist with month end close process
    10. Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process


    1. Other duties as assigned by the Director, Accounting.
    2. Complete special projects as requested
    3. Assist with the documentation and testing of internal controls within the accounting department function to comply with audit requirements

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.



    1. 4 Year Accounting degree
    2. CPA a plus
    3. Minimum 5 -7 years accounting experience
    4. Must be able to prioritize schedules
    5. Must be able to work independently with minimal guidance and collaborate as part of team
    6. Ability to multi-task
    7. Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
    8. Excellent communication skills (ability to communicate both verbally and through online/email methods)
    9. Excellent organizational and time management skills
    10. Detail oriented, hardworking, and accurate

    The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.


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