STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
Job Description Summary
The Senior Accountant is responsible for a variety of activities pertaining to STEMCELL’s accounting cycles, including preparing periodic financial statements and reports, performing month-end and year-end procedures, ensuring global accounting, audit and tax compliance and managing relationships with key financial service providers (including but not limited to cross-functional departments, auditors, tax advisors) as required to manage the accounting financials.
This role drives the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensures that the reported results comply with local regulatory accounting principles and local statutory requirements where STEMCELL does business.