New ABFO Open Job Posting - Accounting Manager - Kodiak Sciences, Inc.

The successful candidate will be joining a finance team whose focus is to drive value for the business and should be ready to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment. Key responsibilities include aspects of operational accounting, technical analysis and SEC reporting. The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, collaborative and driven to get the job done with excellence.  The position reports to the Assistant Controller.  

  • Support the external reporting process, manage SEC deadlines, assist and lead various projects related to SOX compliance and SEC reporting
  • Assist in the preparation/review of periodic accounting entries and reconciliations
  • Facilitate the monthly, quarterly and year end close process
  • Partner with the R&D teams to develop and maintain robust accrued expense models used for month-end close accounting and budgeting
  • Perform analytical review of financial results, ad hoc analysis and KPI reporting
  • Coordinate and assist with the consolidated audit preparation conducted by independent accounting firm
  • Support evaluation and evolution of financial policies and procedures
  • Provide support to other teams across the company as needs arise, including special projects or ad-hoc financial analyses as required.


  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in a public company is required, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, SOX, SEC reporting and XBRL requirements
  • Big 4 public accounting firm and CPA license preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to anticipate events, prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment


Interested in this opportunity?

Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter to

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