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Contract to Hire: Accountant II

  • Location: San Francisco
  • $ Salary: US$50 - US$57.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Sarah Parsons
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-479497

Accountant II

Join an incredible team at a Biotechnology company that is advancing patient care for people with cancer.

This is a Remote role, though the candidate will need to be local to San Francisco for occasional training.

Pay Range: $50-57/hr.

The Accountant II is responsible for the maintenance and reconciliation of certain General Ledger accounts including Fixed Assets and Accumulated depreciation, Cash and various accrual accounts.


  • Responsible for ensuring G/L transactions are accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Prepare and book journal entries for month-end close, including sub ledger/ schedule to ledger reconciliations. Analyze all the reconciling items. Accounts include but not limited to: cash and cash equivalents, fixed assets and accumulated depreciation, and various accruals.
  • Prepare and book daily bank journal entries.
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations.
  • Initiate and record wire payments.
  • Maintain and improve the existing monthly PPE/CIP roll-forward by creating and updating the accounting schedules and analysis for PPE/CIP additions, disposals, and transfers.
  • Collaboration with business to obtain proper support as it relates to any movements within PPE/CIP categories, incl. additions, disposals, and transfers.
  • Perform reasonableness testing of depreciation expense.
  • Annual PPE/CIP count procedures: coordinate the logistics with various locations, obtain deliverables and perform count-to-list reconciliations with documentation of findings, if any.
  • Create and maintain responsible balance sheet account schedules for the assigned general ledger accounts for the month-end close.
  • Prepare and file property taxes.
  • Correspond with vendors regarding the unbilled services and respond to inquiries.
  • Perform trend analysis on income statement and balance sheet accounts and ensure all significant fluctuations are properly explained and supported
  • Assist in preparation of certain information based on requests from internal and external auditors (run various NetSuite reports, manipulate information in Excel, gather supporting documentation for PPE/CIP additions, disposals and transfers)
  • Assist other Finance team members with ad-hoc requests


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred but not required
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience required
  • Experience in NetSuite required
  • US GAAP knowledge