Senior Accountant

  • Location
    South San Francisco, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 85000 - $ 100000

Parker + Lynch is working with a privately held biotech company in South San Francisco to hire a Senior Accountant. This role will focus on operational accounting, month-end close, and supporting payroll. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and handle a wide variety of accounting-related projects. This is a good opportunity for someone looking to join a company that is doing meaningful work in the cancer treatment space. Currently remote but will likely be hybrid in the long term.


Duties & Responsibilities Include:

·        Work directly with the rest of the finance team on the monthly close process and will be responsible for areas such as cash and investments, fixed assets, prepaids, payroll and certain accruals. 

·        Assist during the monthly close process on other areas such as clinical accruals, and review of certain AP transactions. 

·        Responsible for the preparation of various schedules for the company’s annual audit related their areas of responsibility and for communicating directly with the audit team to resolve any questions they may have on these areas.

·        Responsible for the preparation of the annual 1099 forms for our vendors as well as other areas of tax compliance such as use taxes.

·        Responsible for processing payroll twice monthly and resolving any payroll-related issues that may arise. 

·        Support other finance / ad hoc projects as necessary


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field and 2+ years of experience
  • Good understanding of US GAAP, financial reporting and internal controls
  • Excellent analytical skills and high level of proficiency with Excel required
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must

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