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Accountant

Overview

Chai applies the power of molecular diagnostics to real-world applications. By combining our portable qPCR instruments with sophisticated molecular biology, we develop easy-to-use solutions for problems such as COVID surveillance, food & beverage safety, and environmental water quality. Our affordable instruments and open reagent platform are used by some of the most impactful researchers and life science companies around the world.
We’re seeking an industrious, highly diligent individual who can contribute to our growth and make a positive impact to our team as our staff accountant. 

What You'll Do

  • Apply GAAP and financial statement presentation skills to propose accounting treatment for transactions
  • Review vendor bills for acceptability; accurately enter bills into our Bill.com payment processing system
  • Manage A/R, including invoicing customers for fulfilled sales orders, accepting customer payments, and handling collections
  • Prepare journal entries, reconcile balance sheet accounts, provide accounting reports, and assist in month-end close processes using our NetSuite EPR system
  • Prepare state sales tax returns and GSA sales reports
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures to support segregation of duties and other internal controls
  • Respond to and prioritize external audit inquiries; act as an internal auditor for inventory counts
  • Work closely with our CFO, Controller, Business Operations Manager, Sales team, and Manufacturing Operations team
  • Provide backup handling for customer service, including providing customer quotations, processing sales orders and accepting payments, and answering the phones

You Have

  • BS/BA in Accounting or equivalent with solid knowledge of GAAP, general ledger structure, and financial statements
  • 3+ years accounting experience working in high-growth startups, manufacturing firms, business accounting firm, or similar
  • Proficiency with NetSuite or similar ERP systems
  • Solid understanding of cost accounting, including landed and standard costs
  • Demonstrate proficiency in productivity tools such as Word, Excel, and Google Sheets/Docs
  • Effective at managing time and workload with minimal direction
  • Analytical, skeptical and curious; able to identify and report relevant risks and issues to management for a timely and appropriate resolution
  • You're exceptionally organized, have superb attention to detail, and tech-savvy

We Offer

  • Great compensation package including generous equity
  • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) and FSA plans
  • Paid holidays and open vacation policy
  • Fully stocked kitchen and catered weekly lunch
  • An opportunity to make your mark at a growing startup

About Chai

This is an on-site position in our Santa Clara office. Our workforce is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and proof of vaccination is required for employment.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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