Senior Accountant, Accounts Payable

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Apr 06, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Graphite Bio is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the power of targeted DNA integration. Integral Medicines uses next-generation CRISPR based technology platforms for developing curative gene correction-based stem cell therapies for serious and life-threatening genetic diseases with inadequate existing treatment options

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Accountant to join our finance team. The team operates in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, functioning as a proactive business partner and assisting the business leaders with their accounting and compliance responsibilities

What You Will Do:
    • Responsible for full cycle Accounts Payable
    • Enter invoices, Match to POs, ensure proper account coding, appropriate approval of all invoices
    • Process bi-weekly check runs, processing checks and preparing wire transfers
    • Resolve any discrepancy related to invoicing and payments
    • Manage vendor setup, maintain master vendor files to track all contracts, purchase orders, account statements, communication with the vendors for any queries
    • Reconcile vendor account statements and past due balances
    • Assist with the implementation of controls, policies and procedures to support the growth and expansion of the Company
    • Process journal entries for month-end close, including sub ledger to ledger reconciliations
    • Create purchase orders, coordinate with internal team members for PO funds and approvals
    • Enter credit card transactions, gather proper documentation to ensure proper coding
    • Prepare monthly AP Aging and reconciliation report
    • Assist in year- end 1099 filings
    • Assist in month-end closing tasks
    • Assist with any other task assigned

What You Will Bring:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
    • 3+ years' experience in accounts payable
    • Experience with Excel and Word
    • QuickBooks, NetSuite and Point Purchasing experience a plus
    • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Strong organizational ability
    • Effective corporate communications skills

Fit with Graphite Bio's culture:

Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise

Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual


Values-based leadership consistent with Graphite Bios' Core Values

Excitement about the vision and mission of Graphite Bio



Compensation/ Benefits:

Competitive salary with equity

Free on-site gym access

Free on-site meals and coffee bar

Health benefits

Graphite Bio is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.