Accounting Assistant

San Francisco, CA, United States
Feb 15, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time



Essential Function:

Processes bi-weekly check run, including verifying the accuracy of invoices, reconciling all related reports, obtaining appropriate signatories and mailing/distributing signed checks.

Processes all PO invoices and credit memos, ensuring that appropriate signature authority is obtained when necessary.

Maintains all department filing systems, including vendor invoices, journal entries and completed checks.

Provides backup assistance for accounts payable functions, which includes processing employee reimbursements and vendor check requests, including verification of signature authority and account distribution.

Tracks all problem invoices for resolution and follows up when necessary, which includes working with the Purchasing department, other staff and outside vendors to ensure timely resolution.

Opens, stamps and distributes all department mail daily in accordance with policies. Monitors the Accounts Payable email account in order to resolve and respond to inquiries on a timely basis.

Ensures adherence to internal procedures and government / private agency grant accounting principles.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:
Associate's Degree or vocational/technical school degree in Accounting.

Experience Requirements:
One year of experience in the accounting field, including experience working with general ledger accounts.

Additional Information:

  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.