Staff Accountant


Will be a focal point for the daily general ledger functions of Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.  Key responsibilities include general and sub-ledger maintenance through preparation of internal financial statements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • General ledger maintenance, including preparation of detailed account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Process and prepare journal entries in a timely and accurate manner resolving any issues. Perform analysis to ensure supporting documentation for entries is complete and accurate.
  • Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of monthly close activities.
  • Provide quarterly and ongoing year-end and SOX related support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.
  • Complete special projects as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting with at least 3 years work experience directly related to items above. CPA/CMA preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy, including experience in Microsoft Excel and Word. Familiarity with Great Plains is a plus.
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and respond to changes in priorities. Strong service orientation.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Employ problem-solving skills and analysis, and report problems to the Accounting Manager, as necessary.

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