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Accounting Manager
Posted on 3/17/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS or BA in Accounting
  • CPA Certification (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of combined public accounting and private industry accounting experience within multinational business
  • Hands on Experience with purchase accounting
  • Strong technical accounting background with a thorough knowledge of US GAAP, FASB codification and SEC reporting standards, as well as experience with technical research and preparation of accounting memorandums
  • Ability to clearly and concisely document and effectively communicate complex accounting and reporting issues to finance and non-finance personnel
  • Highly effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently and manage individuals
  • Detail oriented, with high level of ethics and integrity
  • Alignment with Mode's values
  • Own Month end close, including preparation of consolidated financial statements
  • Lead the general accounting function
  • Oversee the general accounting function, which includes intercompany accounting, cash management/reconciliation, fixed assets and accounts payable
  • Ensure that the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close is accurate and timely
  • Supervise the timely quarterly and annual tax filings
  • Work closely with the Accounting team and proactively flag skill gaps to help determine growth opportunities for the team
  • Participate in the annual audit by fielding auditor's questions and providing appropriate support
  • Assist in monitoring relevant US GAAP and SEC developments to ensure policies and procedures are compliant with current standards
  • Research technical accounting issues for US GAAP, prepare policy memorandums and institute policies to support compliance with US GAAP
  • Define and document internal control procedures
  • Provide support to any special or ad‐hoc projects and drive automation of processes
  • Lead integration related activity tied to acquisitions
  • Participate in the annual audit by fielding auditor's questions and providing appropriate support for process related questions
  • Experience with Netsuite and with ERP system implementation is a plus
Desired Qualifications
  • : Experience working in finance or operations at a SaaS company
  • : Experience in the data analytics space, knowledge of SQL, R, and/or Python
  • : Experience with industry-standard accounting software (i.e. Xero, Bill.com)

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Moderna Therapeutics specializes in drug discovery and drug development based on messenger RNA.
  • Flexible Time - You know what makes you the most productive. We offer unlimited PTO and the ability to work with your manager to build a schedule that makes sense for you and your family.
  • Professional Development - We invest in our team's growth by earmarking funds for each employee's continued education, which you can use as you see fit.
  • Office Life - We strive to make the Mode office a place where everyone is comfortable by providing a variety of working spaces with different volumes and levels of light. We also build community through daily catered lunches and a kitchen that's fully stocked with snacks and beverages.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - We cover all premiums for employees, dependents, domestic partners, and spouses on a variety of healthcare plans.
Company Core Values
  • We don't work alone
  • A balanced responsibility
  • Fight our own biases
  • Honest words, kindly delivered