Financial Analyst

13 - Accounting & Finance - Redwood City, CA - Full Time

At Codexis, we are creating sustainable chemicals, pharmaceutical processes, and renewable ingredients that make industry more efficient, productive and profitable. Industrial biotechnology from Codexis reengineers enzymes and microorganisms – nature’s catalysts – and puts them to work to solve real global challenges for the world’s largest companies.

Financial Analyst


  • Prepare monthly financial statements and variance analysis
  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses and recommendations
  • Analyze monthly reports by cost center and explain variances
  • Perform revenue analysis monthly
  • Oversee product costing
  • Reconcile inventory and cost of goods accounts
  • Coordinate physical inventory and cycle counts with the Associate Director of Supply Chain
  • Update standard costs and review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Review cost of goods sold monthly
  • Work with the commercial operation and FP&A group to determine obsolescence reserve
  • Prepare monthly gross margin analysis
  • Assist in preparation of schedules supporting quarterly external financial reporting, including statement of cash flow, weighted –average shares outstanding, EPS and stock holder’s equity roll forward


  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance required
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting/finance
  • CPA required, experience in big 4 preferred
  • Must exhibit working technical knowledge of GAAP and SOX
  • Solid Excel skills required
  • Experience with Great Plains or ERP systems a plus
  • Ability to effectively work within a team to expedite completion of critical project tasks with other functional groups
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and is a detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently

The position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid company holidays, paid time off, health benefits, 401k match, and much more.  For more information about our plans for the future, and to be considered for this career opportunity, please visit



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