We believe that diverse perspectives are foundational to scientific innovation and inquiry.
We are building a company where exceptional scientists and industry leaders from around the world work side by side to advance a shared mission.
Our intentional focus is on Belonging, so that all employees know that they are valued for their unique perspectives.
At Altos, we are all accountable for sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.
What You Will Contribute to Altos
As a member of the Finance Team, the Staff Accountant will have a critical role helping manage day-to-day accounting operations. You will be hands-on, detail-oriented, and results-driven and have a major impact on the way processes are built and implemented to support the company’s significant growth trajectory. This role will routinely partner with others across multiple functions ensuring proper alignment with policies and controls for financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP.
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for assigned accounts, identifying and resolving any differences within the close period. Reconciliations must be accurate, and complete
Perform monthly GL accounting close tasks, including but not limited to preparing journal entries for assigned areas that may include cash, allocation, and employee expenses, providing support that is organized, accurate, and descriptive
Manage Concur Time & Expense activities and corporate credit card administration activities
Assist with Fixed Assets Accounting including inquiries with internal stakeholders on assets status updates and help maintain Fixed Assets Clearing and CIP accounts rollforward and prepare monthly addition, disposal, and depreciation entries
Assist with requests for external audit, tax returns, etc.
Assist with ERP Implementation
Provide ad hoc reporting and assistance with projects as needed
Who You Are
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience; Big 4 background preferred, CPA a plus
Highly proficient with Adobe and Microsoft Office applications including Excel
Ability to work independently while also contributing to the team
Excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize/balance multiple tasks to meet team goals and deadlines
Attentive to accuracy and detail, strong belief in personal responsibility and accountability, ability to problem solve and find solutions
Willingness to contribute beyond the defined role to meet team needs as circumstance requires
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
Experience with QuickBooks, NetSuite, Bill.com, Point Purchasing, etc.
Experience working in the biotech, pharmaceutical or related industry