Job Title:

Accounting Manager

Job Location:

Burlingame, California

Job Compensation:

100k - 145k + bonus

Job Description:

Our client, a
successful and growing Life Sciences corporation, has an opening for an Accounting
Manager.  This is an opportunity to
support an organization that is dynamic and offers career advancement.  This collaborative environment encourages teamwork
and open communication.


  • Manage and be the point of contact for monthly accounting
    processes including coordination of close timelines and deliverables.  This includes journal entries, account
    analyses, and accounting reconciliations

  • Prepare, review and approve financial schedules such as
    reporting deliverables, footnotes disclosures and providing reporting and cross
    functional teams for ad hoc schedules and needed

  • Establishing proper accounting methods, policies, and principles

  • Provide accounting leadership of transactions, policies,
    controls, and procedures

  • Ensure accurate and complete financial records and reporting
    in compliance with legal requirements and US GAAP standards

  • Lead, review, train and mentor accounting personnel

  • Deliver budget variance analysis and other management
    reports. Work with departmental managers and leads to review and forecast
    expenses and headcount

  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective

  • Perform technical research and document key accounting

  • Responsible for timely month-end close and financial

  • Manage income tax compliance for federal and state and sales
    and use tax reporting and filing

  • Identify and lead reporting improvements to systems,
    processes, and internal controls 

  • Responsible for financial audits and relationships with
    external auditors

  • Cash management

  • Other projects and tasks, as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA desired

  • 6 + years experience public accounting and industry

  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, reporting and compliance 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively
    at all levels of the organization. High personal integrity and strong work

  • Excellent writing/documentation skills 

  • Experience with NetSuite and QuickBooks preferred


Job Skills:


Education Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA desired

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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