BenchSci (201-500 Employees, 119% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

54% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 119% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $44.6M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.
BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
We are looking for an Accounting Analyst to join our Finance Team. You will report to the Assistant Controller.

You Will:

    • Contribute to full-cycle accounting functions and post both routine and complex accounting transactions
    • Manage reconciliations of key general ledger accounts
    • Contribute to treasury analysis preparing semi-monthly cash management reports, reconciling aging reports and preparing/reviewing vendor payments
    • Prepare key components and supporting working papers within the month-end close including processing period and year-end journal entries
    • Help prepare various monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports as required for internal and external stakeholders including legal entity and consolidated financial statements
    • Ensure compliance of accounting transactions with local accounting standards, tax and legal requirements
    • Help execute external financial audits including the preparation of auditor requests, drafting accounting memos and preparing support for note disclosures
    • Contribute to the design and implementation of key operational/financial controls, which allow the company to scale and mitigate fraud or misuse of company resources
    • Review existing accounting procedures and policies to identify and recommend improvements
    • Support budget and financial reporting package preparation to be presented to the Finance team and company leadership
    • Help provide schedules and insight for financial forecasts, KPIs, operating results and variances
    • Coordinate all quarterly Sales Tax reconciliations and remittances to applicable government authority
    • Collaborate with the Finance team in all accounting activities
    • Facilitate and lead key accounting projects as required.

You Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
    • 2+ years of experience in an Accounting role
    • Enrolled in or hold the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
    • An understanding of full-cycle accounting and bookkeeping as well as strong knowledge of Finance and Accounting concepts
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with an emphasis on proficiency with lookups and pivots
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google G-suite products
    • Financial statement preparation experience, including income statement, balance sheet and cash flow
    • Experience working within accounting systems including posting modules, general ledgers, financial statement exports and reports
    • An “ownership” mindset, with the capacity to learn new tools quickly, identify and propose solutions to resolve challenges independently or as part of a team
    • An understanding of the value of keeping priorities in order and building processes and systems that are easy to understand
    • The ability to excel in a team-based environment, recognizing you cannot succeed working in a silo and understand the importance of establishing solid relationships across teams
    • Experience managing time and priorities with a skill for regularly revisiting priorities based on importance to ensure effective timely delivery.
Benefits and Perks:
An engaging remote-first culture
A competitive compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
Comprehensive health and dental benefits
Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
Three weeks of vacation plus an additional day for every completed year
Unlimited flex time to use toward sick days, personal days, religious holidays, birthdays and appointments
Additional time-off: 2 weeks for Winter Holidays, every other Friday in July and August, your birthday, and more!
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
A $2000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD (or equivalent in your country’s currency) work from home allowance to make your home setup perfect for you
A lifestyle spending account for employees to receive reimbursement for eligible expenses related to wellness, lifestyle and productivity $2500 CAD  (or equivalent in your country’s currency) per year
Our Culture:
At BenchSci, we’re committed to cultivating an inspiring, inclusive, and equitable work environment for high performing, ego-free, self-starting individuals with a growth mindset, who enjoy the challenge of solving hard problems. We recognize that everyone here is a person first and an employee second. We want people to feel cared for and supported to bring the best versions of themselves to work and help the company achieve its mission. We believe culture is critical to success and invest accordingly.
We live and promote our FASTT values of Focused, Advancement with Speed, Tenacity, and Transparency. We work hard to maintain an engaging, supportive environment where everyone can do their best work. To learn more, read our culture deck.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. To learn more, read about our DEI initiatives.
Accessibility Accommodations:
BenchSci provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 201-500 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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