New Financial Posting - SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting Manager, Arcus Biosciences

Department: A&G/Finance
Reports to: Corporate Controller
Location: Hayward, CA

Accounting Responsibilities
The specific responsibilities of this position include:

  • Prepare quarterly 10-Q, annual 10-K filings as well as periodic filings including coordinating with internal and external legal, investor relations and the finance team.
  • Complete all relevant disclosure checklists and reporting questionnaires.
  • Manage and correctly report all equity-based transactions and equity compensation associated with ASC 718.
  • Execute monthly/quarterly accounting close procedures and deliverables including journal entry preparation, balance sheet reconciliation and fluctuation analysis over key accounts and maintaining GAAP compliance.
  • Prepare other regular financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare technical accounting memos and in-depth analysis/reconciliations in connection with financial statement audits.
  • Participate and provide support in the maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.
  • Participate in the implementation of changes in policies, procedures and systems.
  • Support annual audits and quarterly reviews from external auditors.
  • Assist with special ad-hoc projects, research and supplemental reporting as needed.

Position is hands-on and you will be working alongside the Corporate Controller to meet Accounting/Finance objectives.


  • 4-Year Accounting Degree Required
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • 2+ years of SEC reporting experience
  • CPA Designation Required (Active License Preferred)
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and SOX 404 compliance
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Proven success working well under pressure, highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in an environment with continued process improvement and change 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NetSuite and Equity Edge Online.
  • Experience with Active Disclosure is preferred.
  • Biotechnology industry experience preferred
  • Experience in interactions with external auditors (internal control/SOX auditors, external financial auditors)
  • Very high attention to detail; organized and thorough with a desire for continuous improvement.
  • Stellar work ethic.

The Assocation of Bioscience Financial Officers

Interested in this opportunity?

Please contact Jennifer Yip, Controller, directly at

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