General Information

Location: Princeton, NJ

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

ABOUT WCG: WCG’s clinical solutions are built on a foundation of best-in-class clinical services companies. We deliver transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those performing clinical trials. WCG is proud to serve individuals on the frontlines of science and medicine, and the organizations striving to develop new products and therapies to improve the quality of human health. It is our role to empower them to accelerate advancement, while ensuring the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life.

WHY WE LOVE WCG: At WCG, our employees are our most valuable asset and as with all our assets, we invest in them with an eye toward future success. We provide each eligible employee with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their personal and financial health and to help them make the most of their future.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Disability, 401k with match, and flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs and additional work/life resources
  • Referral Bonuses and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid time off including holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for career development with on-the-job training, certification assistance and continuing education reimbursement
Expected annual base salary range: $78,210 to $115,000
GPS Level: P4

The Senior Accountant, International is responsible for  transactional processing as well as general financial accounting and maintaining and overseeing financial processes at the foreign subsidiaries. This position is responsible for ensuring appropriate accounting principles, practices and internal control procedures are applied in the accurate and timely preparation of financial records and statements. Meets tight deadlines for a multitude of accounting activities which may include; general ledger preparation, account reconciliations, business expense management, audit preparation and the support of tax, banking and other financial activities. The assignment of specific responsibilities will depend on business volumes and the overall workload of the team to be shared amongst the Senior Accountant and other team members.  The position will have contact with all employee levels across the company as well as external business partners who require strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Accounting, Finance or related field from four-year College or university.  
  • CPA required
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience with Big 4 Accounting firm in Assurance or Technical Accounting Required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation required
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting and account reconciliation.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems needed; previous experience with NetSuite preferred. Experience with any/all of Concur, BlackLine, ADP Workforce, and Adaptive Insights is a plus.
  • Ability to understand operational systems and processes used in the operations and understand downstream impacts to financial statements.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and assist in the preparation of financial reports and statements.  
  • Must have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional level of customer service, professionalism, accuracy, and detail. 
  • Ability to express oneself clearly, concisely, and tactfully while demonstrating the ability to work with all employees required.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment and discretion, be flexible, work with interruptions, work in stressful situations, and shift priorities of work as required.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and work independently required.
  • Close attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
  • Prepare journal entries 
  • Perform general ledger account analysis and reconciliations audit schedules, year-end tax schedules
  • Maintain and Oversee all finance processes involved with Project Accounting and Capital Expenditures
  • Prepare the monthly Contractor and Employee Capital Expenditures, reconciling to our time tracking invoice, to be posted to the general ledger
  • Prepare monthly Construction in Process rollforward
  • Create Capital Projects in NetSuite in accordance with the appropriate files received from PMO and Technology Solutions
  • Prepare Analysis of Time recorded in our time tracking system to ensure the project and task recorded are in line with the forecast
  • Work with Department Heads to ensure all time is recorded in a given month
  • Thorough knowledge of sound accounting principles and their application to business transactions.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Participate in and drive efficiencies in month-end accounting close processes across all business units
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all required financial reports
  • Collaborate with other shared services and business unit finance personnel to support overall department and Company goals and objectives
  • Analyze own work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Work with the external auditors to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit
  • Coordinate system maintenance and implementations
  • Support special projects and workflow process improvements as directed by leadership
  • Prepare updates of SOPs for finance-related processes at least annually, in coordination with leadership
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the position