Sr. Accountant

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Location: Redwood City, CA

Company Description
  • Rezolute is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing transformative therapies for patients suffering from debilitating metabolic diseases.
  • Rezolute’s lead clinical asset, RZ358, is a monoclonal antibody in late-stage development for the potential treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism (HI), an ultra-rare pediatric genetic disorder characterized by excessive production of insulin by the pancreas.
  • The company’s second clinical-stage asset, RZ402, is a selective and potent plasma kallikrein inhibitor (PKI) being developed as a potential oral therapy for the chronic treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME)
  • Rezolute has received orphan drug designation in the United States and European Union as well as a rare pediatric disease designation, for RZ358, enabling eligibility for a priority review voucher.
  • More information can be found at rezolutebio.com
Position Description
Principle Duties and Responsibilities Include:
  • Maintain general ledger by inputting daily financial transactions
  • Support the day-to-day accounting operations
  • Actively participate in the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close process
  • Collaborate with the Clinical and CMC Departments to ensure accuracy and completeness of accruals, which may include reviewing and analyze contracts and change orders, vendor financial reports and invoices, compare and reconcile data to purchase orders, budgets, work orders, to prepare the accrual journal entries
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for recurring expenses, payroll, accruals, prepayments, allocated expenses, and adjusting entries
  • Support the preparation of month/quarter end financial statements
  • Assist in quarter-end reviews and year-end audit with the Company’s external auditors, including preparation of audit schedules and requests
  • Collaborate with FP&A and various departments to support business initiatives
  • Assist in the process of maintaining documentation surrounding and in improving our internal control structure
  • Participation in process improvements, financial system enhancements and special projects as needed
Qualifications/Requirements – We are looking for a candidate with:
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Thriving in a team-oriented environment and also highly functioning independently as needed
  • Committed to delivering results of the highest quality on a timely basis
  • Detail-oriented in planning and execution
  • Positive and outgoing
  • SOX experience
  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus
Preferred Experience, Special Skills and Knowledge – We are looking for a candidate that is:
  • An undergraduate degree is required. Former life science experience is highly desirable
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a finance or accounting role required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, including ASC718 and ASC842
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and grasp the interdependencies in a complex environment
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel required
  • CPA desirable
  • Equity Edge Online experience a plus
To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to info@rezolutebio.com to the attention of Human Resources.