Staff Accountant

Bionano Genomics is seeking a positive, self-motivated and energetic accountant who will be responsible for full cycle financial accounting.  This includes accounts payable, international accounting, fixed assets, accruals, cash management, billing, payroll and collections by mastering our general ledger, closing entries, and account reconciliations.

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To apply for this position please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enter invoices into accounts payable system; match invoices with related packing slips
  • Create, maintain, and organize vendor and customer information; act as primary contact to vendors and customers
  • Prepare weekly accounts payable, including supporting documentation and aging report
  • Prepare weekly accounts receivables report, including supporting documentation and aging
  • Print checks and load ACH payments into banking system
  • Daily cash accounting entries into Intacct
  • Accounts receivable support and invoicing
  • Collections and managing remittances via wire/ACH, and credit card
  • Review employee travel reimbursement requests for supporting documentation via Concur
  • Maintain fixed assets in accounting system and calculate depreciation entries
  • Book intercompany transactions and maintain intercompany reconciliations
  • Enter monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries, as needed, into general ledger and prepare certain balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Organize supporting documentation for quarterly reviews and year-end financial statement audit
  • Support the continuous effort in building-out our accounting system
  • Participate in the development and execution of SOX Compliance efforts
  • Support more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
  • Support Controller and other members of the accounting team during monthly close cycle
  • Interact with financial management, general management, internal/external auditors and other personnel
  • Act as primary Company contact for vendors
  • Assist with multi-state taxing authority compliance
  • Perform other tasks as requested, including ad-hoc analysis
  • Administer other platforms that relate to your accounting areas of responsibility

Skills and Education


  • 2-5 years relevant accounting experience
  • University degree in accounting or finance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Experience with ERP’s and accounting systems
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


  • Experience in biotech or life sciences industry preferred
  • Knowledge of Concur, or similar expense tracking software, Fixed Assets, and/or automated accounts payable system is helpful
  • Applies knowledge of business, accounting, and financial principles
  • Understanding of internal controls and proper supporting documentation
  • Track record of taking initiative to resolve issues
  • Ability to manage concurrent multiple projects or activities and adapt to change
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Bionano Genomics does not accept resumes submitted by agencies.  The Human Resources team is the focal point for all recruitment and hiring at the company.  Agencies are asked not to contact or forward resumes to our Executive team, Management team, or any current Bionano employee for consideration.  Resumes are only accepted from agencies if a signed agreement is in place and therefore Bionano Genomics is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Bionano Genomics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. Bionano is committed to the principles of equal opportunity employment for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Bionano are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Bionano will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages applicants of all ages. Bionano participates in E-Verify.