Sr. Accountant

Accounting & Finance · Monrovia, California
Department Accounting & Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Xencor is an innovative, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company located in the Los Angeles area—near Pasadena—and in San Diego. We use our pioneering XmAb® technology to discover and develop better biotherapeutics, antibodies and cytokines with improved function, with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please visit We have an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Accountant to join our team.


This position will be a hybrid position with two days a week onsite at our Monrovia, CA. location (Office will move to Pasadena, CA in March 2023)



Responsible for supporting the Accounting department with a wide variety of activities including transaction processing, financial analysis, and quarter and year-end close.


Job Duties:

  • Prepares supporting schedules for specific general ledger accounts
  • Analyzes and reconciles account balances for quarter-end close
  • Assists with local and municipal tax and workers’ compensation audits
  • Trains on other areas of the Accounting department as needed for department support
  • Assists in the preparation of SEC reports
  • Assists in reviewing schedules and suggests ways to improve efficiency in preparing such schedules
  • Supports quarter and year-end close process
  • Ensures compliance with US GAAP requirements
  • Prepares supporting schedule for specific general ledger accounts
  • Analyzes and reconciles account balance for quarter-end close
  • Adheres to all department and company-wide policies regarding conduct, performance and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field, plus at least 4 years of related accounting experience, and at least 2 years public accounting or audit experience preferred. Experience with ERP and NetSuite or other higher tier accounting system preferred.

The company reserves the right to consider internal experience in lieu of the education or experience requirements listed above.

Position also requires:

  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures (general ledger, period-end closing, reconciliations, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including a high degree of proficiency in Excel
  • Computer proficiency (Intermediate Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the company

Occasional travel may be required, including travel between Xencor’s Monrovia and San Diego offices. Work for this position is generally performed at Xencor’s worksite and requires full-time commitment.


Expected Base Salary Range:  $80,000.00 - $90,000.00

The actual salary will be based on the selected candidate’s qualifications, including skills, competencies, education and experience. Xencor offers a competitive total rewards package including 401k match, healthcare coverage, ESPP and a broad range of other benefits.  In addition, this position will be eligible for an annual bonus and equity grant. For more information, please see

As a condition of employment, Xencor requires all employees to have received a CDC authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen and at least one booster dose.   New employees will be required to provide proof that at least two weeks have passed since their booster dose as of their start date unless an exemption or accommodation has been requested and approved. 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

The Company will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


Xencor does not accept profiles or resumes from recruiting vendors without a binding written agreement. Any unsolicited submission of services and or resumes in no way creates an obligation or duty by Xencor, implied or otherwise.


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  • Location
    Monrovia, California
  • Department
    Accounting & Finance
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience