Senior Accountant
CryoLife - Kennesaw, GA

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Position Summary

Assist the Controller and Assistant Controller in performing all of the detailed tasks necessary to maintain the Company's accounting systems. Assist with the monthly closing process, including monitoring budget to actual results. Participate in the completion of a variety of ad-hoc projects.


  • Perform review procedures on the quarterly SEC filings and assist the Assistant Controller with coordinating and overseeing the monthly and quarterly closing process.
  • Perform a second review of budget to actual differences on a monthly basis to determine if re-classes, accruals, prepayments or capitalizations of costs are necessary and provide training and guidance to staff accountants.
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process and creation of periodic budget revisions.
  • Record journal entries and review all journal entries prepared by the Staff Accountants.
  • Prepare the more complex account reconciliations and review all reconciliations prepared by the Staff Accountants.
  • Prepare the more complex monthly financial statements including the cash flow statement and financial summary.
  • Prepare quarterly analyses explaining the change in certain key income statement and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax information for the external tax accountants for provision support, tax return preparation and tax notice resolution.
  • Track spending of governmental grants and prepare appropriate filings.
  • Supervise annual and ad-hoc projects, including the annual R&D tax credit project and the annual 401(k) audit and related Form 5500.
  • Assist in preparing accounting research memos and the more complex analyses.
  • Assist in review of Sarbanes-Oxley documentation.


  • Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting and knowledge of technical accounting issues are required.
  • 3 years of public accounting or 5+ years of industry experience are required. Big 4 experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Master's degree or CPA candidate is preferred.
  • Supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft Word is a plus.
  • Ability to work well in a team and to respond to the changing needs of the organization due to rapid growth and a rapidly changing industry.

Company Overview
CryoLife is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Company, using its proprietary SynerGraft® technology processes the CryoValve® SG pulmonary heart valve and CryoPatch® SG pulmonary cardiac patch, both of which have FDA 510(k) clearance for specific indications. The Company's BioGlue® Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue® is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair and was recently approved in Japan for use in the repair of aortic dissections. The Company's BioFoam® Surgical Matrix is CE marked in the European Community for use as an adjunct in the sealing of abdominal parenchymal tissues (liver and spleen) when cessation of bleeding by ligature or other conventional methods is ineffective or impractical. CryoLife distributes PerClot®, an absorbable powder hemostat, in the European Community. CryoLife, through its subsidiary Cardiogenesis Corporation, specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and the sale of devices that treat severe Angina. Its market leading FDA-approved Holmium: YAG laser system and single use fiber-optic delivery systems are used to perform a surgical procedure known as Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR). In addition, CryoLife's subsidiary Hemosphere, Inc. markets the HeRO Graft, which is a solution for end-stage renal disease in certain hemodialysis patients. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of northwest Atlanta.
CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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