Senior Accountant

Location
San Diego, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 27, 2021
Ref
224171
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About the Company: Tentarix Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Tentarix) is an exciting company with a game-changing technology platform that allows for the discovery of next generation, multi-specific investigational drugs to address the key limitations of existing cancer, autoimmune and other disease therapies.

We are led by a seasoned executive team with proven expertise in the field of multi-specific drug discovery. We are committed to hiring and retaining highly qualified and motivated team members who are passionate about making a difference for patients in the modern drug discovery landscape.

Tentarix team members are creative, hands-on, self-directed, and display excellent communication skills. They also exhibit a high level of integrity, resiliency and a determination to contribute to the success of the company. We offer autonomy, flexibility, a modern culture and the best tools to ensure the success of our individuals and collectively.

Primary Functions: Performance of all accounting, reporting and forecasting assignments under the direction of senior members of the team. Provide assistance and review in various areas of financial reporting close procedures, consolidations, external audits, valuations and drafting of financial statements. This is an early hire in a fast-growing Biotech Company and perfect for motivated professional looking to grow into a finance management position and build out a team. In addition to traditional senior accounting duties, the ideal candidate will also provide support to human resources and laboratory operations.

Responsibilities and duties:
  • Organize all contracts and manage company vendors and payment processes
  • Develop and perform month-end, quarter-end and year-end close operating procedures and financial reporting
  • Perform and review various analyses/reconcile general ledger accounts, as well as other quarterly close procedures.
  • Work with the various program managers and research teams to accurately forecast and budget future spend
  • Be the primary point of contact for the external audit
  • Prepare technical accounting memos and assist senior members of the team when researching and evaluating accounting issues
  • Assist with the Company's annual tax filings and state registration documents
  • Evaluate, document, and recommend process improvements - develop and refine the internal control framework
  • Daily management of payroll and other Company programs (benefits, 401K, training)
  • Maintain records and process transactions related to equity and stock-based compensation

Competencies:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative mindset and thrives in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships with others within and outside the accounting team
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting standards and internal controls best practices
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, including the latest standards for lease accounting and revenue recognition
  • Ability to evaluate and improve internal control processes
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and the Office Suite
  • Self-motivated with ability to balance and prioritize competing demands.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3-4 years of professional work experience, preferably in public accounting
  • CPA designation or equivalent
  • Biotech industry experience

Our employees are the Company's most valuable asset, so we offer attractive compensation and benefits packages to retain the best in the field. Tentarix is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Tentarix complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. We are an E-Verify employer.