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  • Location: San Fernando Valley, CA
  • $150000 base salary
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1262
  • Salary: $150,000 - $170,000

Title: Assistant Controller

Industry: Biotech and Pharmaceuticals

Location: San Fernando Valley

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for an Assistant Controller in San Fernando Valley. You would have the opportunity to take on new responsibilities by owning the GL and leading the SOX controls narrative process. With a strong understanding of accounting principles and experience in the manufacturing/medical device industry, you can make a significant impact on the financial processes of a leading biotech and pharmaceutical company. Additionally, the location in San Fernando Valley offers a great quality of life, and the potential for remote/hybrid work arrangements adds flexibility to your work-life balance.


  • Support the preparation of financial statements in compliance with regulatory and accounting standards
  • Identify and correct discrepancies while assisting in establishing effective control systems
  • Ensure accounting and financial processes meet standards for accurate reporting and control
  • Oversee month, quarter, and year-end company close processes
  • Manage and supervise accounting team, including AP, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Payroll, and Equity accounting
  • Maintain and improve ERP system operations for scalability and efficiency
  • Develop and enhance processes and procedures, including documentation and support
  • Prepare schedules and information for audits and SEC reporting requirements
  • Lead the SOX controls narrative process and update controls as needed


  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, including GAAP and Public Company accounting experience
  • Organized with attention to detail, able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Knowledge of GAAP and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in manufacturing/medical device industry
  • Prior experience with SOX 404
  • Extensive background in corporate finances, auditing, and performance management
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Located in Valencia, California with a focus on Information Security Compliance
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