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Accounting Manager

Mission Bio Inc.
South San Francisco, CA
Start date
Nov 9, 2022

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Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
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About Mission Bio

Mission Bio is a high-growth, well-funded Series C company based in South San Francisco, California. Our mission is to enable our customers to eradicate cancer. We do so with our innovative microfluidic system that is the leader in the high throughput single cell, multi-omics space that is used by major cancer centers and pharma / biopharma companies globally to better characterize cancer as well as providing solutions to accelerate therapeutic development, such as the future standard of care in cell and gene therapy.

We are a dynamic and diverse team. We live by the culture of “One Cell One Team One Vision”. We are collaborative, we are driven, and we are curious.

Accounting Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated Accounting Manager or Senior manager who will bring strong technical accounting knowledge, experience improving and automating close and reporting processes, and handling various audit and compliance activities. You will report to the Corporate Controller and will have the opportunity to hone and apply your accounting skills in a way that will not only allow you to develop new skills but also grow within the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage day to day general ledger accounting activities including cash, investments, fixed assets, accruals, leases, debt, and stock-based compensation. Knowledge of revenue recognition is a plus
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for internal and external reporting
  • Support our annual audit by providing requested schedules, researching items as needed, and summarizing findings 
  • Identify and implement automation to reduce manual processing and improve internal controls
  • Manage technical accounting matters including preparation of technical accounting memos and supporting analyses is a plus
  • Manage other accounting projects as they arise
Required Skills:
  • Ability to perform independent accounting research and documentation of accounting issues
  • Strong sense of integrity, responsibility, and accountability
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on style and the ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-moving company with a wide variety of strategic initiatives
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience in Excel required
  • Knowledge of NetSuite or Oracle ERP is a plus
Education and Experience:
  • 5-8 years of progressive accounting experience, including a fast-growing start-up or publicly traded company
  • CPA certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business
  • Tier 1 public accounting firm experience strongly preferred
Employee Perks:
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We offer medical, dental and vision insurance, pre-tax commuter options and a 401(k) plan for all US employees.
  • Flexible working hours: We offer unlimited vacation for you to take the time you need to recharge and be your most productive self at work.
  • Training and professional development: Your manager will work with you to define objectives for your professional development and help you progress in your field.


Mission Bio is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



Mission Bio is a life sciences company that accelerates discoveries and cures for a wide range of diseases by equipping researchers with the tools they need to better measure and predict our resistance and response to new therapies. Mission Bio's multi-omics approach improves time-to-market for new therapeutics, including innovative cell and gene therapies that provide new pathways to health. Founded in 2014, Mission Bio has secured investment from Novo Growth, Cota Capital, Agilent Technologies, Mayfield Fund, and others.

The company's Tapestri platform gives researchers around the globe the power to interrogate every molecule in a cell together, providing a comprehensive understanding of activity from a single sample. Tapestri is the only commercialized multi-omics platform capable of analyzing DNA and protein simultaneously from the same sample at single-cell resolution. The Tapestri Platform is being utilized by customers at leading research centers, pharmaceutical, and diagnostics companies worldwide to develop treatments and eventually cures for cancer.

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(415) 854-0058
400 E Jamie Ct.
Ste. 100
South San Francisco
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