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Accountant

Updated on 7/16/2024

Verge Genomics

Verge Genomics

51-200 employees

AI-powered drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases

AI & Machine Learning
Biotechnology

Compensation Overview

$90k - $100kAnnually

Mid

Remote in USA

Category
Financial Accounting
Financial Analysis
Financial Planning
Accounting
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Professional accounting certification (e.g., CPA) is a plus
  • 2-5 years of experience in accounting, preferably within the life sciences or biotech industry
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and other relevant accounting principles
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Google Applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides)
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interpret financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with cost accounting and tax preparation
  • Understanding of the biotech or life sciences industry and its unique financial requirements
  • Deep alignment with our values
Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement, and maintain one or more accounting systems
  • Prepare journal entries and maintain general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain subledgers and schedules such as accruals, fixed assets and prepaid expense schedules
  • Prepare financial reports and monthly reporting packages, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statement
  • Maintain receipts and disbursement reports
  • Interpret financial reports and records for managers, offering insights and recommendations
  • Ensure all accounting activities comply with regulatory requirements and internal policies
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support various accounting and financial initiatives
  • Assist the Controller with audit support & external investor requests

Verge Genomics is dedicated to advancing the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases using its all-in-human, AI-powered drug discovery platform. This approach integrates patient genomics with cutting-edge technologies like machine learning and biological engineering to accelerate the development of effective therapies. The company stands out in the biotechnology sector through its focus on translating complex genetic insights into practical medical solutions, making it an inspiring workplace for professionals passionate about leveraging technology to tackle some of the most challenging healthcare problems.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$176.1M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-9%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

40%

Benefits

Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

401(k) plan with employer matching for contributions

Disability insurance, Life insurance, Dependant Care FSA and Healthcare FSA

Unlimited paid time off

Paid parental leave

Access to free onsite fitness center

Free snacks and lunch for employees who work onsite

WFH stipend for employees who work remotely