May 10, 2023

Accountant, part-time

Position: Accountant, part-time

Close date: Open until filled


About vivoVerse:

vivoVerse, Inc. develops and manufactures advanced microfluidics, automation, and ML technologies to rapidly and ethically test toxicology/safety profiles of chemicals using C. elegans as a New Approach Methodology (NAM). With a new class of instruments, software, and services, we aim at reducing animal testing for our industry customers developing new products.

Position description and responsibilities:

vivoVerse is seeking an accountant to support our growing multidisciplinary team. We are looking for motivated individuals who have a long-term interest in building the company and growing into a senior executive role in finance operations and strategy. Personnel in this role will work with the in-house vivoVerse executive team and external contracted accountants to manage the company’s accounting processes.

The accounting team will train the accountant on the daily operations required to maintain electronic accounting systems and monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes in vivoVerse’s accounting software. Other responsibilities of the role include assisting with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processes, preparation of financial statements and reports, and resolving discrepancies that occur in the process.

We seek highly motivated individuals who can independently make progress on their own deliverables. A demonstrated level of maturity to maintain the confidential nature of the work is essential. In addition, number savviness, organization, attention to detail, and proactive and clear communication skills are key to success in this role. In return for your commitment, drive, and enthusiasm, an attractive compensation package is offered.

Though the role is primarily in accounting, interest in and passion for finance, sales, marketing, and other business operations are considered a plus for candidates seeking this role. As the accountant grows in their role, expansion of responsibilities in these and other related areas as needed will be encouraged.

Position requirements and responsibilities:

  • Familiarity with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks Online (QBO)
  • Prior internship or work experience in accounting or finance
  • Communication and organization skills necessary to work with accounting team on standard accounting processes
  • A drive to learn in the role and “own” one’s work
  • Number-savviness
  • Strong attention to detail and careful execution of tasks to accomplish the goals in collaboration with other team members

Position desired skills:

As a member of a startup, a person in this role may have the opportunity to “wear many hats,” and any additional skills you may have to offer that are not explicitly listed in this job description could prove valuable to the team. Please feel free to share any additional experience you believe might be helpful to our team in your cover letter. Some examples include the following:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Finance
  • Business and operations
  • Office management
  • Website design

Recruitment Process:

The position will be open until filled. If you are interested, send a cover letter with your resume/CV to Applications without a cover letter will not be considered ahead of applications that include a cover letter. If you are selected, the next step will be a web-based and/or onsite interview. The appropriate travel arrangements will be coordinated with the selected applicants in connection with the hiring process.

vivoVerse Non-Discrimination Policy:

vivoVerse is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. vivoVerse will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, under applicable law and as Federal funding application provisions allow.