Senior Accountant/ Exempt

COMPANY: Champions Oncology, Inc.

TITLE AND CLASSIFICATION:  Senior Accountant / Exempt


REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: Perform day to day financial accounting duties for Champions and its subsidiary companies; assist the Accounting Manager in the preparation of internal and external reports.


  • Prepare and maintain accounting transactions and records.
  • Take responsibility for General Ledger and Chart of Accounts.
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.
  • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances.
  • Calculate stock based compensation.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly 10Q and yearly 10K reporting.
  • Work with outside auditors to comply with quarterly and annual review and audit requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation of tax returns, corporate tax reporting and facilitation of tax audits.
  • Document and monitor internal controls in support of auditing team.
  • Prepare reports as needed and proactively generate reports relevant to business objectives.
  • Other projects as assigned.


  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and application.
  • SEC reporting experience preferred.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction to accomplish tasks.
  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel using pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively across all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains preferred.
  • 4+ years accounting/finance experience.
  • CPA desired, not required.
  • Cost accounting experience preferred.

  This job description may be changed to include new responsibilities and tasks or change existing ones as management deems necessary.