Finance/Accounting: Senior Accountant

Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit elusive frontier targets within notorious growth and survival pathways, with particular emphasis on RAS and mTOR signaling pathways. As a new member of the Revolution Medicines team, you will join other outstanding scientists who are helping lead our efforts in the discovery and development of new medicines for unmet needs in cancer.     


Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant position will be integral to accounting operations and will support the monthly and quarterly accounting close. The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Preparation of the timely and accurate journal entries (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month-end close, quarter-end close and accounting transactions.

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly accounts reconciliation to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.

  • Communication and partnership with Research and Development teams to develop and maintain robust accrued expense models used for month-end close accounting.

  • Coordination and assistance with external audit.

  • Support evaluation of financial policies and procedures.

  • Assistance with SOX implementation and compliance.

  • Participation in process improvements, financial system enhancements and special projects as needed.

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with two-three years of relevant experience in an accounting or auditing role, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and SEC reporting.

  • Big 4 public accounting firm and CPA license preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills.

  • Experience with Sage Intacct preferred.

  • 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.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with interdepartmental teams.

  • Innovative, team-player with high energy for our small company environment.