Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA, United States
Aug 21, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Liaise/collaborate with BBGT departments (Clinical, Manufacturing, Nonclinical) and their vendors to gain an understanding of departmental contracts, SOWs, purchase orders, and various other projects to assess the impact on accruals
  • The primary reviewer of all clinical, manufacturing, and research agreement invoices including reviewing and approving new vendor set up and purchase requisitions
  • Help build clinical trial budgets and update the forecast
  • Track overall progress of various projects relative to contracts/budget/forecast/purchase order
  • Forecasting clinical trial spend and ad hoc analysis on costs of clinical trials
  • Develop and maintain clinical trial, CRO% of completion, and other accrual schedules in MS Excel
  • Compile monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist with the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process to support timely close and reporting at the group BridgeBio
  • Prepare reports and provide flux analysis on CMO, CRO, clinical trial expenditures
  • Assist the Controller on ad hoc projects as needed
  • Prepare and provide documentation for external auditors on a timely basis
  • Maintain Sarbanes-Oxley (‘SOX') documentation and requirements for assigned areas

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
  • Degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role in the biotech space
  • Good business judgment and a strong understanding of clinical trial accounting
  • FP&A/management accounting background is a plus
  • Public Accounting experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and work under pressure to ensure a timely close without sacrificing quality
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to work independently
  • Have a mindset for continuous improvement and growth in a rapidly growing and evolving organization
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite tools and ERP systems (NetSuite experience a plus)

What We Offer
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so