Director of Accounting

  • location: San Mateo, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $180,000 - $190,000 per year
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Director of Accounting

job summary:
Pre-IPO biotech company on the mid-peninsular is looking for a Director of Accounting. You will serve as an integral part of the management team and will report directly to the VP Finance. The Director will be responsible for the general and transactional accounting activities for the US entity and the international subsidiaries, inclusive of the general ledger, accounts payable, expense reimbursement, credit card program, capitalized assets, liability recognition, and the related internal controls associated with the accounting activities. The Director will also be responsible for the accounting related to clinical trial.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for the quality and accuracy of financial information for both internal management financial reporting and external financial reporting. All internal and external financial reporting are prepared by the Manager, Accounting and Financial Reporting.
  • Lead efforts to maximize the proper utilization of the Company's various accounting and financial reporting systems.
  • Responsible for ensuring Company policies relating to its accounting, transactional processing, and financial reporting are strictly followed. Develop further policies and/or enhance current policies.
  • Implement process improvements to the general accounting functions to drive operational efficiencies while maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the underlying accounting records.
  • Lead the Accounts Payable group, which includes ensuring appropriate steps are taken for timely disbursements and accurate recording in the general ledger.
  • Ensure the Company maintains its robust internal control environment relative to the U.S. business and overall consolidation. Act as a key process owner on internal controls and business processes. Recommend control changes and enhancements as needed.
Requirement for Director of Accounting position:

BS degree

CPA

10+ years public and private industry experience

Experience with biotech industry a plus

 
location: San Mateo, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $180,000 - 190,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:
Pre-IPO biotech company on the mid-peninsular is looking for a Director of Accounting. You will serve as an integral part of the management team and will report directly to the VP Finance. The Director will be responsible for the general and transactional accounting activities for the US entity and the international subsidiaries, inclusive of the general ledger, accounts payable, expense reimbursement, credit card program, capitalized assets, liability recognition, and the related internal controls associated with the accounting activities. The Director will also be responsible for the accounting related to clinical trial.

 
qualifications:
  • Manage month end close
  • Oversee GL and financial reporting
  • Manage AP team
  • Oversee credit card program and expense reimbursement
  • System integration
  • Manage annual audit
 
skills: Month-End Close
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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