Careers

We take pride in being a company who hires exceptional people - like you - who exemplify high standards and a passion to create significant value and benefits for healthcare professionals and their patients, our employees and our shareholders.

Available Team Positions:

Accounts Payable Accountant

Department: Finance
Reports to: Assistant Controller
Location: Emeryville, CA

POSITION SUMMARY
The Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for managing our U.S and international disbursements workflow and all AP related management reports including weekly vendor payments listing and cash requirement analysis, month end AP reconciliations, and the related accounting reports and analysis. This position ensures vendors and suppliers are paid in a timely and appropriate manner. The Accounts Payable Accountant is also responsible for the auditing and processing of Concur expenses and the related management reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the timely processing of U.S. and international disbursements and prepare relevant management reports including AP aging, invoices listing and cash requirement analysis
    • Monitor and respond to AP alias mailbox
    • Review, code, enter, match to PO and process vendor invoices
    • Prepare and process vendor payments (wires, ACH, checks) and apply the payments to sub-ledger
    • Ensure compliance with corporate accounts payable policies, procedures and controls
    • Assist with the maintenance of vendor master files
    • Create and run complete and accurate accounts payable reports
    • Analyze accounts payable and related data as necessary
    • Create and maintain orderly vendor files in a timely manner
    • Make sound independent decisions within established guidelines
  • Build and manage effective working relationships with Zogenix personnel and vendors
  • Manage Concur expense audit and processing, and prepare month end accruals
  • Reconcile AP ledgers at month end to GL and prepare SOX compliance items
  • Manage coding and reconciliation of AMEX/Airplus at month end
  • Manage the timely filing of 1099 and 1096 forms
  • Prepare support for financial statement audit requests, and respond to inquiries from external auditors
  • Developing operational procedures and establishing process efficiencies
  • Assist with the development of AP requirements and solutions for new applications or enhancements.
  • Supervise temporary employee tasks and routine functions
  • Support other finance special projects as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 + years of experience in accounts payable, accounting or finance required
  • Experience with Great Plains
  • Experience with Concur system
  • Advanced Excel skills required, proficient experience in Word and Email/Outlook
  • Public company experience preferred
  • Proven self-starter who works independently with advisory direction.
  • Sets aggressive goals and has ongoing record of meeting performance objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically and successfully execute tactics
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal, and email correspondence are required. Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients, as well as managers
  • Ability to effectively interact and build relationships with cross-functional departments
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical skills, and accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
  • Experience creating processes and workflow efficiencies
  • Exhibit best judgement and demonstrated ability to take initiative to analyze and propose process efficiencies
  • Experience with reporting analysis and business recommendations
  • Willingness and ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Experience with reviewing, analyzing, interpreting complex financial reports, ledgers, records and legal documents. 
  • Confidence in verifying the accuracy of financial data and mathematical calculations
  • Knowledge in GAAP preferred
  • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry or other life science businesses highly preferred

 

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strength of each employee.

Please email resumes to careers@zogenix.com.

Clinical Trial Assistant

Department: Clinical Operations
Position Type / FLSA Status: Full-time/Non-exempt
Location: Emeryville, CA

Position Summary
Provides support to the clinical department to assist with execution and maintenance of clinical studies.  Follows standard operating procedures as established by the Clinical Operations department

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintains, updates, and may establish various databases for clinical tracking. 
  • Manages clinical operations files. 
  • Responsible for ordering and shipping supplies in coordination with all phases of the clinical studies, maintains files and inventories of chemicals, supplies and equipment. 
  • Ensures proper drug shipments, and returns and assists with in-house reconciliation. 
  • Processes, logs and distributes completed case report forms. 
  • Tracks incoming and outgoing clinical and regulatory documents and updates for investigator sites. 
  • Prepares materials and attends investigator meetings.  Follows standard operating procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree required preferably in a health sciences field
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a clinical role in the life science industry with understanding of clinical roles and terminology

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Highly proficient in software applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Database skills preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • A problem solver with good analytical and research skills

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
None

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strength of each employee.

Please email resumes to careers@zogenix.com with the following subject lineReq. #17-007 Clinical Trial Assistant

Director, Clinical Operations

Position Type/FLSA Status: Full Time/Exempt
Location: Emeryville, CA

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

The Director, Clinical Operations will plan and coordinate the conduct of clinical trials including protocol development, site and vendor assessment and ensuring adherence to GCP and other applicable guidelines and regulations. In addition, the Director, Clinical Operations will partner with cross-functional stakeholders in Clinical Development to develop systems and procedures to assure uniform operation of all projects in the department. This position is responsible Clinical Operations deliverables and for updating management on the status of the program. 

Responsibilities:   

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the cross-functional study team(s).
  • Manage study activities, including investigator recruitment and selection, study start-up, enrollment, data collection, drug projections, and reports.
  • Manage study sites and train clinical site staff to ensure protocol and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensuring SOP and regulatory compliance of staff.
  • Responsible for CRO selection, development of RFPs, budget negotiations, and CRO management.
  • Manage team members responsible for CRO and vendor oversight.
  • Responsible for clinical site budget and contract negotiation.
  • Planning, monitoring, and managing budgets for all clinical operations. 
  • Participate and provide guidance for monitoring plans, coordinating study reports, sections for Investigator's Brochures, and regulatory documents (e.g., IND, NDA or BLA). 
  • Interact with investigators and thought leaders for protocol development, presentations and publications.
  • Coordinate and participate in investigator meetings.
  • Participate in monitoring visits, including Site Qualification and Site Initiation, as needed. 
  • Mentor and develop junior team members.
  • Planning resources and tasks to meet corporate goals for timely initiation and completion of clinical studies. 
  • Develop and review SOPs and guidelines for compliance with global regulatory requirements, including establishing appropriate processes and procedures to conduct global clinical trials. 
  • Coordinating clinical site audit activities including pre-inspection training at clinical sites. 
  • Establishing systems for tracking of various activities during clinical trials, e.g., tracking of clinical reviews, data query resolution, etc.
  • Develop Clinical Trial Master Files according to applicable domestic and/or international regulations and internal SOPs.  
  • Participating in other research related activities, as assigned. 
  • Support Commercial Operations and Marketing through interaction with Key Opinion Leaders and Scientific Advisors in order to design appropriate clinical trial programs from Phase 1-IV clinical trials. 

Minimum Education Typically Required:

Bachelor's Degree in scientific discipline (Advanced degree preferred; Neuroscience training a bonus)

Amount of Experience Typically Required: 

  • A minimum of 8 to 10 years of industry experience, including at least 4 years of experience specifically in management of staff and managing CROs. 
  • Knowledge of and competence in application of CFRs, GCPs and ICH Guidelines. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in required software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Power Point) and computer skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills necessary to meet the needs of various audiences. 
  • Must be able to travel as required for the project.
  • Strong team leadership experience and motivational skills.  Able to problem solve and use good judgement.  Detail oriented.  Strong program management skills.

Special Working Conditions
None

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strength of each employee.

Please email resumes to careers@zogenix.com with the following subject lineReq. #17-005 Dir, Clinical Operations

Senior Clinical Research Associate

Position Type/FLSA Status: Full Time/Exempt
Location: Emeryville, CA

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

The Sr. CRA will support the management of clinical study activities for a global clinical trial program. This position will play an integral role in study start-up, conduct, reporting and monitoring oversight of clinical trials.  The successful candidate will apply strong fundamental skills in clinical operations with excellent knowledge of FDA and EMA regulations, GCP and ICH guidelines to meet critical business objectives.  Strong clinical trial management experience with an emphasis on prior experience managing Phase III CRO's and related vendors is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Responsible for monitoring oversight activities of 3rd party CRO. 
  2. Assist with review and development of case report forms, study newsletters and participate in user acceptance testing for IxRS and eCRFs.
  3. Assist in the development of CRA training, site training or investigator meeting materials;
  4. Assist in development of monitoring plans, study plans, informed consents, assents and coordinating study reports.
  5. Assist with specific study start up activities

Minimum Education Typically Required: Bachelor's Degree in scientific discipline (Advanced degree preferred; Neuroscience training a bonus)

Amount of Experience Typically Required:  A minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant clinical trial support or monitoring experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent. 

  1. Experience interacting with CROs in the management of Global Phase 3 studies
  2. Experience managing third party vendors such as central Lab, IXRS and ePRO.
  3. Familiarity with pediatric informed consents and assents.
  4. Experience with western Europe, Australia or Asia a plus
  5. Detail oriented; strong program management skills with excellent follow up
  6. Proficiency with MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  7. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  8. Must be able to travel as required for the project.

Special Working Conditions
None

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strength of each employee.

Please email resumes to careers@zogenix.com with the following subject lineReq. #17-006 Sr, CRA


We operate on an agreed set of values at all levels throughout our organization regardless of title, department or location.  These values, woven into our daily activities, decision-making processes and internal and external interactions, focus intensely in these areas:

Intelligent
We think collaboratively to drive the company's success.
Innovative
We boldly explore options and inspire others to be creative.
Inclusive
We lead with transparency and include the input of others.
Intentional
We passionately pursue our goals while displaying integrity and respect.