Cost Accounting Manager

Working from home
Jun 07, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

The Cost Accounting Manager is a key contributor in the Finance organization who will mainly support the cost accounting department on day-to-day product cost related activities. They are an accounting professional with experience in a fast-paced private or public company environment who has demonstrated experience supporting the accounting function to meet the needs of a changing and growing business.

You will:

• Collaborate cross functionally to deep dive into lab process, identify areas of opportunity for improvements and for scale
• Perform month/quarter end financial close processes related to cost of revenue
• Prepare detailed account analysis and reconciliations for respective GL accounts
• Prepare detailed calculations for inventory reserves and overhead allocations
• Perform flux analysis and product cost calculation
• Support implementation and scaling of relevant systems
• Lead quarterly inventory count activities
• Assist resolving inventory and system inquiries
• Support on quarterly reviews and annual audits
• Assist on product costing financial analysis
• Participate in special projects and ad hoc analysis
• Support and maintain strong internal controls processes

Your background should include:

• 4 to 6 year cost accounting experience in a manufacturing or genetics company
• 2 to 3 years public accounting experience preferred but not required
• Advanced analytical, project management and spreadsheet skills (Google Sheets preferred)
• Experience with Netsuite is highly preferred
• Demonstrates high energy with the ability to remain flexible and change priorities in a challenging and fast-paced environment
• Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies ("Agency"), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings ("Agreement"). GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place. Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement. Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes. Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team .