Accounting Manager

  • Location
    South San Francisco, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 120000 - $ 130000

Parker + Lynch is seeking an Accounting Manager for a Healthcare/Biotechnology industry in South San Francisco, CA. Accounting Manager is responsible for assisting in the preparation of the financial statement including providing guidance and compliance towards the internal controls over financial reporting. Apply principles of accounting (US GAAP) to analyze financial information, compile and assess the information and prepare internal financial reports. The Accounting Manager will report to the Controller.


  • Work with accounting team members to ensure accurate and timely completion of the close-related accounting process, account analyses, roll forwards, and reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts (such as but not limited to, cash, payroll, revenue, accruals and other liabilities, and equity).
  • Review bi-weekly payroll and payroll tax filings.
  • Prepare and review monthly and quarterly journal entries and related supporting work papers.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Work with internal and external auditors to demonstrate process controls, prepare and provide audit schedules, and other requested support.
  • Work cross-functionally with FP&A and business owners for accurate and timely recording and reporting, and on expense approvals.
  • Assist the Controller and other members of the accounting team on ad hoc/special projects, as needed.
  • Drive a continuous improvement approach to develop strategies to improve accounting operations efficiencies, effectiveness, and scalability, including the development and execution of policy, processes, and systems changes.
  • Qualifications

    To be successful in this role, you will ideally be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting or Finance. CPA Preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or industry
  • Strong accounting skills and knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge/Experience with NetSuite preferred
  • Experience in Healthcare/Biotechnology industry
  • Experience in Life Sciences industry is a plus
  • Experience working in an internal controls/SOX compliant environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skill.
  • Compensation

    Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a Competitive salary ($120-130k base commensurate with experience) plus bonus and equity

    If you are interested in this Accounting Manager position or other Accounting and Finance career opportunities posted by Parker+Lynch, please email directly to or you can visit our website at

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