Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Emeryville, California
Position Type: Permanent/Full Time

About the Company:
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a publicly traded (NYSE: NBY) specialty pharmaceutical company addressing the large, unmet therapeutic needs of the global anti-infective market with its pure, proprietary, stable form of hypochlorous acid branded as Neutrox®. We are focused on the eye care market and managing hygiene of the eyelids and lashes. Our product, Avenova® is the only lid & lash solution that brings eyes back to life by setting the highest standards of purity and efficacy. This is done by replicating the anti-microbial chemicals used by white blood cells to fight infection. Avenova, with Neutrox, removes debris from the skin on eyelids and lashes without burning or stinging and is safe for anyone to use.

Job Responsibilities:
• Initiate ACH and Wire transactions and weekly check run
• Assist with overseeing banking relationships
• Performing some month-end close activities including creating journal entries in SAGE and account reconciliations
• Manage semi-monthly payroll for both exempt and non-exempt employees in a multi-state environment with accuracy
• Ensure compliance with policy and procedure as well as federal, state and local payroll tax regulations
• Oversee benefits administration
• Assist with sales and use tax compliance and filings
• Assist with year-end audits, workers compensation audits, 401(k) audits, and regulatory filings
• Maintain good recordkeeping of all payroll files and sound internal controls
• Prepare and process new equity awards, exercises, cancellations, and releases promptly
• Maintain and update Shareworks stock databases, prepare reports and perform analysis and reconciliations, assist with quarterly and year-end audits
• Assist in other ad hoc tasks or projects as assigned

This list is not meant to be exhaustive, and these responsibilities may be modified in whole or in part by the Company at any time. You will be expected to contribute to the overall development of the organization by contributing ideas and fostering teamwork.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
• 5+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting, preferred.
• Ability to work well independently and as a team member in a time sensitive environment
• Unquestionable ethics and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive data
• Strong Excel skills
• Self-motivated and proactive, able to multi-task, and detail oriented
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as effective listening and interpersonal skills
• Experience with SAGE 100, APS Payroll, and Shareworks is a plus