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Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting

Employer
Fate Therapeutics
Location
San Diego, CA
Start date
Apr 7, 2024

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Discipline
Administration, Accounting, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Beach

Job Details

Fate Therapeutics is currently seeking a motivated individual to be our Manager of Accounting & Financial Reporting, responsible for SEC reporting, technical accounting, SOX and internal audit, clinical trial accounting, equity administration, contract administration, and other key financial reporting items. This person will also be a key member in providing support for day-to-day accounting and operational activities.
Responsibilities
  • Preparing SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, S-3, S-8, 8-K, Section 16 reporting, and proxy, while maintaining appropriate documentation and supporting external auditors.
  • Manage SOX 404(b) control matrices and ensure compliance by the company. Assist in continuing development of internal control environment related to operations and financial reporting.
  • Oversee aspects of general ledger activities and close process (investments, clinical trial accounts, equity, leases, etc.)
  • Assist with monthly close of company financial statements; ensure that the close process is performed in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner.
  • Provide analytical support for various clinical projects including budget and financial analysis, drafting cost estimates, work statements, and financial reports.
  • Facilitate resolution of routine contract and invoicing issues within clinical trial agreements, consulting agreements, and service agreements.
  • Prepare equity compensation valuation and assumptions, utilizing a Black-Scholes Model, for expense and reporting purposes.
  • Perform accounting research, technical memo preparation, and ongoing accounting for transactions and contracts requiring a memo.
  • Responsible for monitoring and implementing accounting and disclosure rules from relevant authoritative bodies (SEC, FASB).
  • Oversee the maintenance, updating, and editing of the master list of company contracts and monitor related financial obligations to ensure compliance with agreement and proper accounting under US GAAP.
  • Lead the financial statement and SOX compliance audits. Work directly with the auditors to provide support and answer questions. Ensure auditors receive all necessary items in a timely manner for them to complete their testing within the required timeline.
  • May contribute to hiring, oversight, training, and motivating team members, ensuring that team goals are met efficiently. 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting or related business field required.
  • 6+ years of relevant and progressive experience in accounting at a publicly traded company, or 4+ years of public accounting experience with SEC clients. 
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and ability to research accounting literature guidance.
  • Strong understanding of SOX in a public company environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required, including Word and Excel.
  • Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) experience preferred but not necessary (other general ledger software experience will be considered).
  • Active Disclosure experience preferred but not necessary (other financial reporting software experience will be considered).
  • Ability to quickly learn and master various software.
  • Ability to meet monthly and quarterly accounting deadlines.
  • Ability to work well in small team environment while assisting accounting, HR, and operations functions with ad hoc assignments.

Working conditions & physical requirements
  • Subject to extended periods of sitting and standing, vision to monitor, and moderate noise levels. 

Compensation
  • The salary offer will be based on a variety of factors, including level, experience, qualifications, internal equity, and location.
  • Fate offers a competitive employment package that includes an annual bonus, equity, and a generous benefits package.
  • The anticipated annual salary range for this role is $115,000 - $130,000.

The preceding job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Additional and incidental duties related to the primary duties may be required from time to time.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Fate Therapeutics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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About Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing a first-in-class pipeline of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cellular immunotherapies to patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases. Using its proprietary iPSC product platform, the Company has established a leadership position in creating multiplexed-engineered iPSC lines and in the manufacture and clinical development of off-the-shelf, iPSC-derived cell products. The Company’s effector cell pipeline includes multiplexed-engineered, iPSC-derived natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell product candidates, which incorporate novel synthetic controls of cell function, such as chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) to target tumor-associated antigens and are intended to deliver multiple mechanisms of therapeutic importance to patients including in combination with well-established cancer therapies. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit www.fatetherapeutics.com.

Company

Fate Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing a first-in-class pipeline of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cellular immunotherapies to patients with cancer and autoimmune disorders. Using its proprietary iPSC product platform, the Company has established a leadership position in creating multiplexed-engineered iPSC lines and in the manufacture and clinical development of off-the-shelf, iPSC-derived cell products. The Company’s effector cell pipeline includes multiplexed-engineered, iPSC-derived natural killer (NK) cell and T-cell product candidates, which incorporate novel synthetic controls of cell function, such as chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) to target tumor-associated antigens and are intended to deliver multiple mechanisms of therapeutic importance to patients including in combination with well-established cancer therapies. Fate Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit www.fatetherapeutics.com.

Company info
Website
Phone
858.875.1800
Location
12278 Scripps Summit Drive
San Diego
California
92131
US

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