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Senior Accounting Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

We are a young, driven and innovative company looking for a highly-motivated and experienced Senior Accounting Manager to join our Finance team. We believe that we can tackle the most challenging scientific problems through teamwork, innovation, and mutual support. If you’re a self-motivated and creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, we’d love to hear from you.

Working closely with your colleagues on the Finance team, you will be primarily responsible for managing our accounting and financial reporting functions and processes. You will work with the broader AbCellera team to ensure our policies and procedures, as they relate to Finance, are set up to support our continued growth.

How you might spend your days:

  • Developing formal policies and procedures for the preparation of financial reports in accordance with US GAAP
  • Overseeing monthly and quarterly close processes including payments, various reconciliations, and preparation of financial reports 
  • Staying current with new US GAAP standards and updates to ensure continued compliance 
  • Formalizing internal accounting and financial reporting controls and broader company-wide controls 
  • Assisting with new system implementations and integrations as they relate to finance and accounting functions
  • Leading and mentoring the growing accounting team with day to day operations, as well as accounting reporting standards required under US GAAP 
  • Managing our external audit process 
  • Collaborating on special projects, transactions, and general operations where necessary

We'd love to hear from you if:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a similar role
  • You have a CPA and/or equivalent designation
  • You have strong technical experience and knowledge of US GAAP
  • You demonstrate initiative, accountability and diligence in follow-through
  • You think critically and show great judgement in your decision-making 
  • You are a personable, adaptable and proficient team player
  • You have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • You have impeccable attention to detail
  • You have strong time management, organizational and analytical skills
  • You have an interest in the biotech industry and are curious to learn 

Offers & benefits:

  • The opportunity to work with an inspired team on challenging problems that matter
  • An attractive compensation package, including health and lifestyle benefits
  • A minimum of 3 weeks’ vacation
  • A seat in one of our beautiful offices in Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development

About AbCellera:

At AbCellera, we’re solving tough problems and creating innovative solutions from the ground up - custom immunizations, microfluidics, high-throughput imaging, genomics, computation, machine learning and laboratory automation - revolutionizing how our scientists can mine natural immune systems to discover new antibody therapies, and the scale at which they can do it. This is life-changing research and you could be a part of it. 

You’ll join a diverse and multi-disciplinary team of accountants, administrators, biologists, biochemists, engineers, computer scientists, and physicists - all working together to bring better therapies to patients. We’re a growing company with a high-throughput pipeline and the drive to be the best in the industry. This isn’t just about having the best technology, it’s also about having efficient and seamless operations based on teamwork and cutting-edge tools. We know we need a world-class team of visionaries and innovators across the entire organization. We look for people with drive and energy. Idealists. People we love and people we trust. This may be unconventional, but it is the key to our success. We’re looking for someone like you to support, nurture and organize our efforts along the way.

To apply:

Please send us your application through our website and refer to Job ID 1049 in your cover letter. We apologize in advance, but we receive a large volume of applications and are only able to contact those who are selected for an interview.

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