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Senior Cost Accountant #3764

Menlo Park, CA
Start date
Apr 16, 2024

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Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

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

This role is a Hybrid role, and will be required to work from the office 2 days a week at our Menlo Park, CA Office location.
  • Perform month/quarter end SOX compliant financial close processes related to cost of goods sold and inventory
  • Prepare detailed calculations for inventory, cost of goods sold, inventory reserves and overhead allocations
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconciliations for respective GL accounts
  • Perform flux analysis and product cost calculation
  • Assist resolving inventory and system inquiries
  • Support on quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Assist on product costing financial analysis
  • Support and maintain strong internal controls processes
  • Assist in the preparation of cycle count and yearly audit reconciliations
  • Collaborate with various departments and functional groups that are relevant to the cost accounting function
  • Assist and support with ERP and process improvement projects 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ year accounting experience in a manufacturing or life sciences company
  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or Business related
  • Experience with Netsuite, Google Workspace
  • Proven teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment.
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Proven analytical and project management skills  
  • Logical and critical thinking skills

The expected, full-time, annual base pay scale for this position is $102K-$128K.  Actual base pay will consider skills, experience, and location.


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


CEO: Bob Ragusa


Company info
1525 O'Brien Drive
Menlo Park

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