Staff Accountant

Office Based – San Diego, CA

About IconOVir

IconOVir Bio is a preclinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the next generation of oncolytic virus therapy to improve the treatment of patients with cancer. The Company’s proprietary oncolytic virus platform is based on technology developed by scientific founder Clodagh O’Shea, Ph.D., of the Salk Institute. It is designed to address key limitations of first- and second-generation oncolytic viruses and provide a personalized therapy for cancer patients.

Summary of Position

Responsible for several aspects of the monthly close process, including cash, fixed assets and prepaids. This role will report to the Controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day accounting operations and monthly close process
  • Perform monthly general ledger procedures including journal entries, supporting schedules, analyses and documentation
  • Prepare monthly bank and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Enter monthly journal entries
  • Maintain and update fixed asset and prepaid schedules
  • Prepare basic financial statements
  • Assist with 1099 reporting
  • Provide support for financial and tax audits
  • Assist with SOX compliance efforts
  • Complete various ad-hoc or special projects, as needed

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in accounting
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience in public accounting or private industry. Solid knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required. System knowledge of QuickBooks/NetSuite a plus
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Detail-oriented, reliable and self-motivated
  • Embodies IconOVir values; exhibits high degree of integrity and professionalism when interacting with outside investigators and vendors
  • Entrepreneurial and enjoys working in a fast-paced, creative and resourceful small company environment

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

IconOVir is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

IconOVir does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws.

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