Caribou Biosciences, Inc. is a leading clinical-stage CRISPR genome editing biotechnology company located in Berkeley, CA. Caribou's tools and technologies provide transformative capabilities to therapeutic development and the company is advancing an internal pipeline of genome-edited cell therapies for various oncology indications. Caribou was founded in 2011 by CRISPR pioneers including Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna, PhD, Martin Jinek, PhD, and Rachel Haurwitz, PhD, our President and CEO. The eight-year-old company has developed a best-in-class CRISPR genome editing technology platform and has a leading intellectual property position.
At Caribou, every employee is valued for their unique perspective, background, and diversity. Every person on the Caribou team contributes to problem solving and innovation. The Company’s vision is to advance agile genome editing innovations for the benefit of our communities.
Caribou Biosciences is seeking a Director of Accounting. This newly created position will help enable Caribou’s continued growth by establishing robust and compliant accounting processes and systems. The incumbent has the opportunity to help build out Caribou’s financial capabilities including enabling successful implementation of NetSuite and other related financial systems.
The ideal candidate is a CPA possessing Big 4 audit experience, public-company quarterly close and reporting expertise, along with demonstrated knowledge of SEC reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, technical accounting memos, corporate taxation, fixed assets, and revenue recognition related to licensing and collaboration agreements within the biotech/pharma industry. The successful candidate will possess high initiative and drive, strong technical skills, communication abilities and a collaborative mindset, along with the ability and desire to work in a scientific, dynamic start-up environment.
The role will report to the VP Finance and Controller, and while initially remote, the expectation is that the Finance function will return on-site sometime in 2021.
Caribou Biosciences, Inc. is a dynamic start-up biotechnology company, and the successful candidate should have a passion for science and a desire to work in a collaborative environment. Caribou promotes a culture in which employees are respected and valued for hard work, innovation, personal initiative, and teamwork.
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Caribou is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding), genetic information, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law. In addition, Caribou prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.
Direct applicants only. No agencies please.
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