At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We are building a culture of success and are looking for motivated professionals to join us! To add to our growth, we are seeking a Senior Accountant to contribute their expertise to our finance team. The position will report to our Senior Manager, Accounting. This is a hands-on position that will interface daily with internal departments and our leadership team. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record in financial accounting, has worked in fast-paced environment, is adaptable to change, and capable of helping to create and operate controlled scalable processes.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting and internal reporting related to capital projects and fixed assets
  • Responsible for accurate and timely processing of payroll financial entries and transactions
  • Participate in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closing process, including preparing journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepare accounting schedules routinely and as requested for internal and external reporting requirements, including preparing trend and account analyses
  • Administer and ensure compliance with internal controls for area of responsibility and make recommendations for process improvements
  • Prepare detailed schedules and support as requested by outside auditors in conjunction with quarterly and annual financial reviews and audits
  • Analyze and reconcile large volumes of data from various sources such as SAP, CRM, ADP, bank data, etc.
  • Reach conclusions with an adequate level of rationale and documentation and then communicate accounting conclusions
  • Apply principles of accounting and maintain financial records in compliance with US GAAP, company policies. and internal controls
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned with an emphasis on projects that support our ability to scale our processes

What You’ll Bring to the Team:

  • BA or BS degree in accounting, with strong US GAAP knowledge
  • 4+ years of experience in an accounting role, including a mix of public accounting and / or industry backgrounds
  • Strong BioPharma / Life Sciences manufacturing accounting background, CPA preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as this position will interact with employees from staff to executives in other departments within the business
  • Must be team player as teamwork and collaboration are one our core values
  • Thorough and detail-oriented, able to perform effective self-reviews of all work produced
  • Must be able to take the initiative on projects and tasks, and work proactively
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to communicate financial concepts and/or analytical findings
  • Strong knowledge of Excel required

 Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP ERP knowledge is a plus
  • Industry experience: Bioscience, pharmaceutical, technology, or laboratory services
  • Public company experience
  • International and multi-site experience

Experience working in rapid, start-up-like environment

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