San Rafael, CA

Senior Accountant, US Controllership

Sr. Accountant, U.S. Controllership

Location: San Rafael, CA (Hybrid – Tu/Th on site)

9-month assignment (potential to extend or convert)

Pay Range: $50-54 / HR

Our client, a world leader biotech company who focuses on delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team. This role is part of the US Controllership team will focus on the accounting for the Worldwide Research & Development and Technical Operations functions.


  • Partner with WWRD Business Partners and within the finance organization to understand business activities and be the advisor in terms of accounting.
  • Own accounting for clinical trials within WWRD
  • Ensure income statement and balance sheet are compliant with US GAAP and company policies by preparing journal entries and account reconciliation in responsible areas.
  • Perform fluctuation analysis and commentary to explain what’s going on in the business.
  • Review contracts to determine US GAAP accounting and prepare contract summary.
  • Completion of 10Q and 10K disclosure support for submission to the External Reporting team
  • Support both internal and external audits, SOX control.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business degree
  • CPA is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in General Accounting or financial audit.
  • Experience in monthly close activities or financial audit in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience in a public company would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent in Excel and data analytics.
  • ERP systems experience preferable Oracle EBS

Please submit your resume in Word or PDF format to be considered.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.