Location: Philadelphia, PA
Department: Cobalt, LLC

Job Description

About Azzur:

Our employees are fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to make a difference in the lives of our customers, coworkers and our partners. If you’re ready to put in the work, take personal responsibility and test the limits of what’s possible, we’re ready to provide the reward.

Do What You Love

At Azzur, we look for talented individuals who take pride in the work they do. We foster employee growth by encouraging our employees to focus on doing what they love and what they do best.

Azzur is a GxP compliance and consulting organization dedicated to providing high quality, expertly backed assistance that drives life science companies to success. We are seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our incredible team of skilled problem solvers. Qualified candidates must have a desire to learn, apply, engage, and adapt in the ever-changing healthcare field while simultaneously and organically exuding Azzur’s core values:

Put Others First, Courage to Take Action, Take Personal Responsibility and Have Fun!

The Controller manages the accounting department functions, ensures financial statements follow GAAP and ensures that adequate controls exist to safeguard the assets of the company. 


  • Manage department staff and operations
  • Manage all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, Cash Management, General Accounting, Fixed Assets and Payroll
  • Manage department reporting, budgeting, and compliance
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements in compliance with GAAP
  • Research and report on variances to budget and prior periods
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts
  • Manage month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Oversees and reviews G/L account reconciliations and completes more complex reconciliations
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Serve as liaison for annual financial audit and manage compilation of schedules and reports to ensure the timely completion of audited financial statements
  • Create, implement and maintain policies and processes
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls, and to safeguard Azzur’s assets
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; Ability to communicate with internal Azzur staff (clerical and management) to resolve issues. Ability to handle interactions with customers and vendors in a professional manner
  • Collaborating with co-workers
  • Attending staff meetings as required
  • Meeting individual company goals as established
  • Adhering to company and department policies and procedures

Required Education:

  • BS degree in accounting or related field

Preferred Education:

  • MBA or MS degree in accounting
  • CPA or CMA

Required Work Experience:

  • 10 years’ experience in accounting and/or finance
  • 5 years’ experience managing staff
  • 3 years’ experience as a Financial Controller or 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Controller or Accounting Manager
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Experience with accounting and ERP software

Preferred Work Experience:

  • 15 years’ experience in an accounting position

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Experience with implementation of ERP system
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with ERP system and business intelligence software


Fulltime Employment with Azzur can offer you:

  • Flexible PTO
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • 401(k) match
  • Bonus Eligibility
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company provided laptop

Who we are:

Azzur Group is dedicated to providing clients with efficient, innovative quality and compliance solutions from Discovery to Delivery™. With more than 500 industry partners, including 80% of the top pharma/biotech manufacturers in the U.S., Azzur Group provides carefully calibrated and efficiently executed project management, process engineering, and compliance services. As one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, Azzur Group provides clients with consulting, facility solutions, engineering, validation, IT, technical, training, COD, laboratory services, and solutions they need to remain innovative and competitive.

Azzur Group is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse culture in our workplace. We believe that promoting diversity plays an important role in developing top-quality talent, fostering greater innovation and creativity, and enhancing our relationships with customers and the communities in which we operate.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 


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