Accountant & Payroll Processor

Business Development
Summer-Fall 2022
New Equilibrium Biosciences discovers drugs that target intrinsically disordered proteins through its computational-experimental IDP-Shift platform, with the mission of creating transformative medicines for patients with life-threatening diseases.

We are recruiting a part-time Accountant & Payroll Processor to join us in Summer-Fall 2022. The ideal candidate will collaborate with team members across multiple departments and fulfill the accounting needs of a rapidly growing biotech startup. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is organized, proactive, and upbeat to work with us!

Your Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations in accounts receivable / payable and payroll (e.g., employee state tax registration and other payroll-related regulatory requirements)
  • Prepare internal / external financial reports (e.g., company tax, valuation, due diligence)
  • Advise on budget preparation, projections, and analysis / tracking
    • Compile data for use in budget forecasts and development and produces regular operating statements
    • Evaluate actual performance and develops conclusions and/or recommendations to address potential budget variances
    • Consult with team concerning the accounting and financial implications of existing and projected department activities
  • Maintain currency with laws and regulations governing accounting policies and procedures
  • Advise on financial policies and procedures, agency laws and regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assist team in revising and automating accounting processes
    • Design formats to assist in reporting and analysis
    • Recommend controls to ensure reliability of processes and integrity of data

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or relevant field
  • 5 years of working experience as an accountant, controller, or financial assistant
  • Proficient use of productivity applications and finance platforms (e.g., Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, QuickBooks, Bill.com)

Desirable Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or relevant field
  • Previous working experience in a startup setting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize assignments efficiently
  • Ability to review statutory / legislative / regulatory language and apply requirements
  • Ability to travel based on client and business needs
  • Exceptional knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
If interested, please email your CV and cover letter to careers@newequilibriumbio.com by July 4th, 2022!