Senior Accountant

San Diego, CA
Jul 29, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Bionano Genomics is seeking a positive, self-motivated and energetic senior accountant who will be responsible for full cycle financial accounting. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with all general accounting functions, including the general ledger, financial close processes and management/financial reporting
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and year-end close activities, journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis of results
  • Research, create, and implement processes surrounding new reconciliations to support timely and accurate reporting
  • Support the publication of SEC filings, including footnote disclosures, administrative procedural updates, and tie out procedures
  • Perform tasks as the subject expert in areas including International Accounting, Consolidations, Eliminations, Fixed Assets, and others as assigned
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with multi-state taxing authorities
  • Organize supporting documentation for quarterly reviews and year-end financial statement audit
  • Support the continuous effort in building-out our accounting ERP software
  • Identify and participate in the development and execution of SOX Compliance efforts
  • Coordinate more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
  • Support FP&A, investor relations, Board, and management requests and projects as needed
  • Interact with financial management, general management, internal/external auditors and other personnel
  • Perform other tasks as requested, including ad-hoc analysis
  • Administer other platforms that relate to your accounting areas



Required Education and Experience:

  • 3-6 years relevant accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or related degree
  • Experience with auditing and/or supporting the preparation of SEC Reports
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of Office 365 and companion applications
  • Experience with modular ERP systems
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory; working knowledge of US GAAP and internal control frameworks
  • Ability to perform technical research in areas with little or no prior experience
  • Track record of taking initiative to resolve issues
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects/activities and adapt to change
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Advantageous Background and Preferred Skills:

  • Biotech and Manufacturing industry experience
  • Sage Intacct, WDesk, NetSuite experience
  • Active CPA license
  • Public accounting experience


Bionano Genomics does not accept resumes submitted by agencies.  The Human Resources team is the focal point for all recruitment and hiring at the company.  Agencies are asked not to contact or forward resumes to our Executive team, Management team, or any current Bionano employee for consideration.  Resumes are only accepted from agencies if a signed agreement is in place and therefore Bionano Genomics is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Bionano Genomics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. Bionano is committed to the principles of equal opportunity employment for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Bionano are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Bionano will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages applicants of all ages. Bionano participates in E-Verify.