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Senior Accountant-Biotech (Big 4, CPA)
Job description

We are searching on behalf of a cutting-edge biotech company with renowned investors such as The Gates Foundation for a Senior Accountant.

This Senior Accountant position will report directly into a Controller with a stellar background and eager to grow and mentor this individual. 30% of the employees have PhDs here, making the business data-driven, therefore accounting and finance insight is greatly valued, giving the Senior Accountant an important voice.

As an employee focused environment, it offers a competitive compensation package; open and accessible, coworkers collaborate and hang out outside of work. The newly closed Series C brings $300m+ in funding from industry leading investors, and the most advanced programs in clinical trials put the company on the trajectory to exponential growth, therefore, the new hire will see great upward trajectory in a truly exciting industry.

This is a place for you if you want to work somewhere that's making a difference in the world!


  • Play a key role in the monthly, quarterly, and yearly close process
  • Record journal entries and prepare reconciliations and weekly reconciliation of cash accounts
  • Internal controls, process standardization and compliance
  • Ensure proper documentation, assist in audits, and ERP system implementation
  • Assist with external year-end audits including preparation of necessary work papers
  • Maintain and improve accounting and business processes documentation
  • Ad hoc responsibilities in finance and operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Current 2+ years of Big 4 professional accounting experience required
  • CPA (or working towards a CPA license)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, critical thinker, and multitasker
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Advanced Excel user – ability to create pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.
New York, New York
$75,000 - $100,000

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