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Operating Team Accountant


Tialma’s clients strive to impact patients’ outcomes. Whether it is curing cancer, managing mental illness, relieving pain, or diagnosing an infection, at Tialma we know it is a marathon and not a sprint. When our clients succeed, we change the lives of patients and their families.


Tialma’s accounting and back-office team supports founders, scientists in the lab, and physicians in hospitals to give them the business administration resources and the freedom to execute what they do best – developing medical treatments and bringing them to patients. And we are looking for candidates who want to be a part of this praiseworthy mission.


Tialma is a New York-based financial consulting firm that delivers bespoke strategic and fractional CFO solutions to healthcare and life sciences companies. Tialma professionals work with biotech, therapeutics, specialty pharma, diagnostics, medical devices, healthcare technology, and services organizations. The consultancy caters its solutions to accelerate clients’ next value inflection with fundraising, business development, and operating finance milestones that dramatically increase shareholder value. For more information, visit

The Operating Team Accountant Role:

The Operating Team Accountant will act as a liaison to clients and manage their accounting operations across transaction bookings, payroll, receivables, payables, book closing, tax compliance or other accounting or operating finance functions.

The Operating Team Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Accounting, preferred in Manufacturing, Medical Devices or Pharmaceutical Industry.

  • In-depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAPP) and knowledge of the procedures for maintaining of accounting records and automated accounting systems.

  • Comfort with accounting ERP/accounting software package (Quickbooks, Xero, Sage Intacct, NetSuite, Business Central, etc.)

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills – Word, PowerPoint, highly proficient in Excel (e.g., Excel formulas, V-lookups, pivot tables) and has skill in preparing tables, graphs, and charts.

  • Structured and disciplined -- excellent organization skills are required.

  • Excellent attention to detail and proven analytical skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively with colleagues.

  • Ability to manage a variety of deadlines and priorities.

The Operating Team Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison to clients and manage their accounting operations across transaction bookings, payroll, receivables, payables, book closing, tax compliance or other accounting or operating finance functions.

  • Administer semi-monthly payroll and ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions, including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions; ensure compliance with federal, state/provincial, and local payroll requirements and prepare payroll tax forms as required.

  • Administer semi-monthly accounts payable and, once approved, release payments to vendors.

  • Manage semi-monthly accounts receivable / cash reconciliations.

  • Drive monthly account reconciliations, book closings, and reporting activities.

  • Review corporate credit card reconciliations on a timely basis and ensure appropriate coding by analyzing the nature of expenses.

  • Drive continuous improvement of processes and systems; support the team with special projects and other duties on an as-needed basis.

The Operating Team Accountant Skills:

  • Adapt to change: Easily and quickly respond to changing assignments, work settings and priorities.

  • Make decisions: Make major, complex, or frequent decisions.

  • Manage time: Ability to prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize impact and meet deadlines.

  • Communicate: Sense of responsibility in keeping one’s manager(s) and peers/colleagues updated on the progress against the deadlines.

  • Analyze: Break down and figure out problems logically.

  • Teamwork: Easily and effectively work with others to obtain results.

  • Monitor: Assessing performance of other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Detail: Proven ability to exhibit great attention to detail.

Apply by sending you resume to careers [@] with a brief explanation why you would like to work here and how you can contribute to the team.

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