Accounting Intern

Durham, NC, United States
Jan 27, 2021
Administration, Finance
Bio NC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Accounting Intern will assist in preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements for Precision BioSciences and participate in internal control testing with the external auditor and internal audit consultant. This data includes regulatory filings, SEC financial statement filings and management reporting. This role requires baseline knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, strong multitasking and organizational skills, and a demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.

This position is a part-time internship, working 20-30 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks in the summer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.
  • Support the organization to meet reporting due dates and requirements imposed by regulators and external auditors. Support includes assistance with the preparation of monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting packages and external reporting in regulatory public filings
  • Support monthly and quarterly accounting close functions including account reconciliations, vendor accruals, and other month end close analysis and reconciliations as needed
  • Assist in Sarbanes Oxley testing procedures and practices including discussions with external auditors and internal audit consultant
  • Build strong, open, and collaborative working relationships characterized by mutual respect with superiors, peers, and subordinates within and outside Precision BioSciences
  • Any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.
  • Rising Undergraduate Junior or Senior majoring in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • Conceptual understanding of US GAAP principles
  • Intermediate proficiency of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to produce accurate quality work
  • Must be detail-oriented and dependable
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to communicate data succinctly and accurately
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information assure it is safeguarded to protect the integrity of the company in accordance with the Precision Insider Trading Policy.

  • This is a primarily office-based position associated with the main headquarters in downtown Durham, NC. For the time being, this role will be able to function remotely in accordance with company safety guidelines throughout the duration of the pandemic but is subject to change as needed.

Precision BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTIL), is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving life (DTIL) with its novel and proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform. This isnt just a statement supporting the products that were developing its a statement that speaks to our collective desire to do our part in improving the lives of those around us. ARCUS is a highly specific and versatile genome editing platform designed with therapeutic safety, delivery, and control in mind. Using ARCUS, Precision is developing allogeneic CAR T and in vivo gene correction therapies for cancer and genetic diseases. Our team includes pioneers in genome editing, leaders in business, and a full staff of talented and committed people who are excited to be a part of medical and scientific breakthroughs. For additional information, please visit www.

Precision BioSciences actively fosters an inclusive environment to ensure we attract and retain the best talent; we value diversity of life experiences and perspectives; and we encourage innovation in pursuit of our mission. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Precision BioSciences complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.