Job Title:

Senior Accountant

Job Location:

Burlingame, California

Job Compensation:

90k - 110k + 10% bonus

Job Description:


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

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.



·         Ensure GAAP compliance through invoicing and revenue recognition

·         Manage GL account analysis and reconciliations as part of monthly close process

·         Prepare monthly deferred revenue entries and monthly revenue entries

·         Ensure GAAP compliance through A/P bill coding and processing

·         Perform monthend inventory audit and reconciliation

·         Perform gross margin analysis, standard cost review and analysis, BOMs/ECOs review and cost allocation

·         Perform variance analysis and identify anomalies

·         Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports and participate in financial review meetings

·         Assist in the preparation of materials for the annual internal audit

·         Assist in the preparation of materials for the annual 409A valuation

·         Assist in cash management

·         Verify employees’ expense reports to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policy



·         Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

·         Excellent knowledge of GAAP

·         5+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience

·         Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

·         Precision/detail-oriented with strong analytical skills

·         Proven ability to identify and drive process/system improvements

·         Manufacturing/distribution experience in Life Science industry preferred

·         NetSuite, QuickBooks knowledge and experience preferred

Job Skills:


Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

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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