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Sr. Technical Accountant

Company: Paragon Genomics
Location: Hayward
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Paragon Genomics is a fast-growing life sciences company developing advanced reagents and assay kits for next-generation sequencing (NGS). We are seeking an experienced Sr. Technical Accountant to join our growing team. This person will undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget, and forecast preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. The ideal candidate is a creative problem-solver, capable of delegating and collaborating with internal and external parties, works well under pressure, and possesses strong leadership skills. This position reports to the CEO. Responsibilities: + Apply GAAP principles to existing accounting processes and create and implement new processes as needed + Convert cash basis to accrual basis for multiple years in accordance with US GAAP and PCAOB standards + Review balance sheet and income statement to analyze revenues, costs, expenses, transactions, and trends related to financial performance + Lead all aspects of cost of sales and inventory management processes. Establish efficient and effective processes + Monitor and oversee internal controls around new revenue recognition accounting. + Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances + Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements + Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting + Research technical accounting issues and new accounting standards for compliance + Support month-end and year-end close process + Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting + Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings + Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls + Additional controller duties as necessary Required Skills, Abilities and Experience: + CPA with strong hands-on financial control and technical accounting experience + Experience converting cash basis to accrual for US GAAP and PCAOB compliance + In-depth knowledge and understanding of US GAAP with strong technical accounting skills + Familiarity with SEC reporting and internal controls over financial reporting + Strong project management experience + Proficiency with Xero Accounting software + Advanced MS PowerPoint and Excel skills with expert knowledge of pivot tables, charts, and formulas + Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills + Proactive and creative team player with a focus on continuous improvement Education & Background Requirements: + Bachelor's degree in accounting with advanced degree preferred (CPA, MBA, CMA) + Minimum of 7 years of accounting and finance experience with past auditing and big 4/8 accounting firm experience preferred. + Life science industry experience a plus Additional Information:This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Paragon Genomics Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Please review our Job Applicant Privacy Policy (http://www.paragongenomics.com/job-privacy-policy/) for information about how your personal data is processed and stored.About Paragon Genomics:Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Paragon Genomics is a fast-growing precision medicine company. Our patented targeted sequencing technologies CleanPlex DNA (https://www.paragongenomics.com/targeted-sequencing/amplicon-sequencing/cleanplex-ngs-amplicon-sequencing/) , CleanPlex RNA (https://www.paragongenomics.com/targeted-sequencing/amplicon-sequencing/cleanplex-ngs-amplicon-sequencing/) , and CleanPlex UMI (https://www.paragongenomics.com/targeted-sequencing/amplicon-sequencing/cleanplex\_unique\_molecular\_barcode\_umi\_technology/) provide comprehensive solutions to precision diagnostics in oncology, infectious disease, inherited disease, reproductive health, neurology, cardiology, and many other applications. Our technologies and products have been adopted by hundreds of prominent Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) labs globally. With our platforms, we can efficiently and rapidly produce unique and customized next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays to meet the needs of researchers, testing labs, and biopharma precision medicine projects.The Company was selected by a distinguished panel into the California Life Science Association F.A.S.T. Program in March 2016 and was accepted into the prestigious Stanford StartX Medicine Accelerator Program in September 2016.Paragon Genomics offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, dependent and medical FSA, 401K with company match, paid time off, flexible work arrangements, and stock options.Powered by JazzHR

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