Job Title:

Senior Accountant

Job Location:

Redwood City, California

Job Compensation:

$85 - 95K

Job Description:


Our client, a growing
Bio Technology company has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant,
reporting to the Corporate Controller.   This is an opportunity to be part of a growing team
with a cohesive team environment.


Job Description:

will assist with
all aspects of the Company’s accounting close from preparation and posting of
journal entries to consolidation and publishing management reporting. The ideal
individual is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a
high-energy growth environment. The Senior
will work closely with business partners, including cross-functional teams.



  • Be responsible for specific month-end,
    and year-end close procedures (account reconciliations and roll forward
    schedules), including Revenue Accounting
  • Be responsible of A/P activities,
    accurate invoice posting and vendor reconciliations
  • Prepare payroll-related
    journal entries, including accruals at month-end
  • Work with Accounting Manager on
    month-end, quarter end, and year-end accounting journal entries and activities
  • Work with Sr Cost Accountant on
    manufacturing-related entries and activities
  • Be responsible for consolidation process
    and communication between subsidiaries
  • Ensure financials are in accordance with GAAP. Working knowledge of IFRS a plus
  • Be responsible for financial reporting
    related to projects
  • Provide support for the preparation of
    audited annual financial statements and
  • Assist with internal management
    financial statement preparation and repor
  • Assist in monthly/quarterly balance
    sheet and income statement flux variance analysis for internal and external
    management reporting
  • Develop, implement and maintain key
    policies and procedures
  • Identify and implement process
    improvements, systems integrations, etc. for greater accuracy, financial cont
    and efficiency
  • Support other groups with ad hoc
    analysis and projects, as required

Skills, and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a Sr Accountant at a high growth biotech or public company
  • Organizing, planning and prioritizing
    work activities to accomplish work on a timely basis
  • Superior analytical and modeling skills
    including advanced proficiency in Excel and the ability to quickly manipulate
    and analyze large data sets and build reports. Proficiency with PowerPoint,
    Outlook and Word
  • Experience with ERPs is preferred. SAP
    Business by Design a plus
  • An aptitude for learning and managing
    ERP data structures and reporting capabilities
  • Ability to work as a team player for
    the good of the department and the organization
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational
    and communication skills
  • A high level of independence,
    accountability, teamwork, good judgment and attention to detail in a fast-paced
    & rapidly changing environment
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or CPA candidate is preferred

Our Firm:

Murdock Martell, Inc. is a leading
financial consulting and recruiting firm that provides solutions to
established and emerging growth companies. We represent some of
the strongest companies in the Bay Area with an emphasis in technology and
life sciences start-ups.


Job Skills:

Education Requirements:

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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