New ABFO Open Job Posting - Staff Accountant, Neurocrine Biosciences

Who We Are:

At Neurocrine Biosciences, we pride ourselves on having a strong, distinctive and positive culture based on our shared purpose and values. We know what it takes to be great, and we are as passionate about our people as we are about our purpose - to relieve patient suffering and enhance lives.

What We Do:

Neurocrine Biosciences (Nasdaq: NBIX) is a neuroscience-focused, biopharmaceutical company with more than 25 years of experience discovering and developing life-changing treatments for people with serious, challenging and under-addressed neurological, endocrine and psychiatric disorders. Headquartered in San Diego, Neurocrine Biosciences specializes in targeting and interrupting disease-causing mechanisms involving the interconnected pathways of the nervous and endocrine systems.

The company’s diverse portfolio includes two FDA-approved treatments INGREZZA┬« (valbenazine) for tardive dyskinesia and ORILISSA┬« (elagolix) for endometriosis*, as well as clinical development programs in multiple therapeutic areas, including Parkinson’s disease, chorea in Huntington disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, uterine fibroids* and polycystic ovary syndrome.* As part of a strategic collaboration with Voyager Therapeutics, Neurocrine Biosciences is also focused on the development of investigational gene therapy programs for the treatment of severe neurological diseases, including Parkinson’s disease and Friedreich’s ataxia. (*in collaboration with AbbVie)

About the Role:

Our company is currently experiencing rapid growth and we are seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join our accounting and finance team.

Your Contributions (include, but are not limited to):

esponsible for general accounting for two legal entities, including preparing and reviewing journal entries, analyze results and reconcile balance sheet accounts to ensure financial statements are complete, accurate and in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Primarily responsible over the following areas:

  • Cash
  • Prepaid Expenses
  • Short Term Deposits
  • Fixed Assets, including additions, disposals & depreciation
  • Accrued Receipts
  • Other accruals as needed

Additional responsibilities:

  • Support the SEC reporting effort, including interaction with the external and internal auditors to enable timely execution of their audit/review procedures.
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all material transactions.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, plus a minimum of 2 years of accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of accounting, financial and internal control principles for a public corporation is required
  • Current knowledge of GAAP. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated expertise utilizing financial systems, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains a plus
  • Hard-working, detail-oriented nature able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to assume responsibility, follow-through, meet commitments and use good judgment
  • Willingness to be part of a team & cooperate in accomplishing departmental goals and objectives
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to independently complete multiple time-sensitive tasks.

Neurocrine Biosciences is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer.

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