Sr. Staff Accountant
Job Details
Scientific Protein Laboratories - Waunakee, WI
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Scientific Protein Laboratories is a biopharmaceutical leader in the development and manufacturing of heparin, pancreatin, heparin derivatives, naturally derived pharmaceuticals, and recombinant proteins from microbial fermentation. We have an immediate opening in Waunakee, WI (Madison area) for a Sr. Staff Accountant to join our team.The Senior Staff Accountant works closely with all members of the Accounting and Finance teams and individuals throughout the organization.  The ideal candidate will possess both the ability to efficiently complete the regular job duties on a monthly basis and have the initiative to improve processes and take on additional responsibilities.


  • Lead monthly closing procedures
  • Perform or oversee fixed asset accounting
  • Prepare and provide “Prepared by Client” request list items for financial statement audits and tax compliance
  • Develop and strengthen internal controls
  • Identify and address opportunities to improve process efficiency and accuracy
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Accounting group and individuals throughout the organization
  • Obtain thorough understanding of SPL’s business
  • Research and recommend proper accounting treatment under GAAP
  • Assist FP&A function as needed, including budgeting, cost accounting and variance analysis
  • Serve as resource to VP-Finance for projects and other requests
  • 4+ years accounting (public and/or general ledger) experience, preferably including experience with manufacturing operations
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting or related field required. CPA certification preferred
  • Strong attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines is crucial to this role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and outside of narrowly-defined role
  • Embrace, and exhibit behaviors consistent with, SPL’s company-wide competencies: Accountability, Communication & Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Technical Mastery, and Customer-Focus

SPL offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a pleasant work environment.