Assistant Controller / Director of Accounting

  • location: South San Francisco, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $170,000 - $200,000 per year
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Assistant Controller / Director of Accounting

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Assistant Controller/ Director of Accounting

Currently working with a publicly traded clinical stage biotechnology company looking for an Assistant Controller/Director of Accounting. This Assistant Controller / Director of Accounting will oversee all SEC reporting, technical accounting, run the close functions, AP, Payroll, audit function, clinical accounting, etc. Position will have direct exposure to senior leadership and play a pivotal role in the finance group overall. Qualified candidates will have 7+ years of progressive experience including public accounting experience and strong SEC reporting skills. Please apply for further consideration.

location: South San Francisco, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $170,000 - 200,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years

Lead all general accounting functions including SEC Reporting, Audit Management, Technical Accounting, Close and GL functions, AP, Payroll, clinical accounting, etc.

Manage and develop support staff within accounting department.

Prepare financial reports and audit committee presentations.

Support Senior Leadership with Ad-hoc projects.


7+ years of progressive experience

Public accounting and/or CPA preferred

Experience with SEC Reporting Management required

Experience with life science companies preferred but not required

skills: Financial Reporting - SEC
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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