Job Title:

Office Manager / Accountant (670)

Job Location:

Burlingame, CA

Job Compensation:

Job Description:

We have an Office Manager / Accountant position opening with our client, an early stage growing biotech company located in Burlingame. We are looking for an individual who is hands-on and self-directed with the opportunity to grow as the company scales in revenue and size.



The position is a combination Office Manager and Accountant. This employee will be responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks as well as entry-level accounting. The position will originally be responsible for vendor management including transacting A/P and credit card transactions in QuickBooks and provides for taking on more advanced accounting responsibilities.


This position requires strong organization skills, the ability to prioritize, a basic understanding of accounting concepts and GAAP and the ability to effectively interact at with various levels of employees and management. The ideal candidate will have a strong drive to learn and grow along with the company.



  • A/P, check runs, vendor management, sales/use tax accrual, reconciliations, closing journal entries for standard accounts
  • HR administration
  • Support all month-end close activities in accordance with US GAAP within the required deadlines,including analyzing and reconciling balance sheet accounts, preparing journal entries and supporting schedules for standard accruals
  • Monthly balance sheet and income statement flux analysis
  • Develop, implement and maintain key policies and procedures for your areas of responsibilities
  • Credit card management and reconciliation
  • Support for audits, due diligence and other information requests
  • Assist in preparation of annual forms 1099/1096
  • Provide administrative support to C-level, VP and other employees; order office/kitchen supplies; receptionist and light shipping/receiving duties
  • Logistics for board, investor and other meetings
  • Other projects as required



  • BS degree in Business/Accounting
  • CPA desired
  • 4+ years of experience as an Office Manager and/or 2+ years Accounting experience
  • Solid accounting background, with adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and process improvement skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally
  • Able to work independently and self-motivate with a flexible can-do attitude
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Familiarity with Expensify a plus


Job Skills:

Education Requirements:

BS Degree in Business/Accounting, CPA desired

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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