Sr. Accountant

BridgeBio San Francisco, CA/Hybrid Accounting & Finance

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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 20+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at

Who You Are

The Sr. Accountant is an integral part of a growing accounting team and oversees general ledger accounting close processes (e.g., cash, investments, etc.). This position is an individual contributor and currently reports to the Accounting Manager. This position requires interaction with various business units and third-party contacts. A successful candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment, is highly organized, results-oriented, and analytical, has a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and is highly motivated to always deliver excellence in his or her work.


  • Manage assigned general ledger (GL) accounts with emphasis on, but not limited to, cash, marketable securities, investments
  • Manage daily cash activities including, but not limited to, daily cash flow positions and analysis of funding requirements
  • Prepare wire templates, process weekly wire/ACH payments, and analyze and prepare cash funding, and execute fund transfers, among others
  • Prepare cash position and investment reports, bank account reconciliations, general ledger account reconciliations, roll forward schedules, and other ad hoc treasury-related schedules/analyses
  • Prepare fluctuation analysis on assigned GL accounts
  • Prepare journal entries and related supporting work papers adhering to quality and compliance requirements
  • Review and analyze , invoices, read contracts, and compare/ reconcile data to POs, budgets and/or work orders, as needed, in order to determine the appropriate journal entries
  • Prepare audit and tax requested PBC schedules, confirmations and address follow up items
  • Compliance with SOX requirements—ensure control procedures are executed and workpaper documentations are SOX compliant; prepare all required data and analysis to support external audit, internal control and SOX testing requests, among others
  • Collaborate, liaise and assist other accounting team members, as needed

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Degree in accounting. CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of general accounting or audit-related experience
  • Biotech experience a plus
  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Behavioral Characteristics:

  • Strong work ethic including sound judgement, outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work independently
  • Able to work with high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment
  • Results and detailed-oriented mindset with an opportunistic eye towards process improvements
  • Strong ability to prioritize and organize work effectively
  • Must be able to collaborate and communicate (oral and written) effectively
  • High sense of urgency and ability to identify creative solutions to advanced, time sensitive problems by balancing achievement of process objectives with practical considerations
  • High degree of organizational agility, able to handle sensitive issues with prudent discretion across all levels of the organization
  • Commitment to delivering quality results and overcoming obstacles and challenges in a time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple work streams while remaining calm and effective under pressure

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time 
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated salary range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions based in other states.
$115,000$165,000 USD


Sr. Accountant

BridgeBio San Francisco, CA/Hybrid Accounting & Finance

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