Careers

Founded in 1976, Vector Laboratories has led the market for labeling and detection products used by researchers in immunohistochemistry and adjacent segments. Over the past 40 years, our products have enabled progress in biomedical research and medicine and have been cited in over 300,000 publications worldwide.  Vector Laboratories was acquired by Maravai Life Sciences in April 2016. Maravai’s mission is to build a transformative life sciences product company by acquiring outstanding businesses and accelerating their growth.

Vector Laboratories maintains a friendly and collaborative work environment that fosters creativity and personal growth.  We offer full time employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program.  Vector Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Vector Laboratories team.

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We have the following positions available:

Division Controller

Job Description

The Controller is responsible for overseeing and streamlining the accounting operations of multiple business entities. Responsibilities include managing staff, reporting operational results under US GAAP and other company KPI metrics, ensures internal control compliance, provides detailed financial analysis and advice to business leadership, and assesses line of business operating results in terms of costs, budgets, forecast, operating policies, trends and improved profit opportunities.

Responsibilities

Manage day-to-day accounting of transactions, policies, controls and procedures.

  • Ensures accurate and complete financial records and reporting, in compliance with legal requirements, US GAAP standards and company KPI metrics.
  • Lead, review, train and mentor accounting staff responsible for accounts payable/receivable, expense reports, sales commission calculation, revenue recognition, collections, fixed assets, bank account and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Partner with FP&A on financial, accounting analysis and reporting.
  • Assist with development and implementation of performance metric reporting
  • Deliver budget variance analysis and other management reports.
  • Collaborate with departmental managers and leads to review and forecast expenses and headcount. Manage processes and work to ensure positive interactions.
  • Perform technical research and document key accounting policies.
  • Responsible for timely month-end close and financial reporting.
  • Manage income tax compliance for federal and state and sales and use tax reporting and filing.
  • Identify and lead reporting improvements to systems, processes, and internal controls.
  • Responsible for periodic financial audits and relationships with external auditors.
  • Cash management.
  • Ability to travel periodically.
  • Other projects and tasks, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 8 years of relevant professional experience. Public accounting and industry. Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, reporting and compliance.
  • Experienced manager able to lead and motivate teams.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively across all levels of an organization.
  • High personal integrity and strong work ethic. Excellent writing/documentation skills.
  • Ability to operate with substantial latitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with NetSuite, Tableau and Quickbooks preferred.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA or CMA desired.

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Shipping Specialist

Job Description

Vector Laboratories is seeking a Shipping and Receiving Specialist to join our team. This role verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties to quality and productivity standards.

Vector Laboratories is a rapidly growing biotech firm in Burlingame, CA that offers competitive wages and a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and a retirement plan.

Vector Laboratories is an EEO Employer.

Responsibilities

  • Timely completion of the month-end process including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and supporting schedules.
  • Ensure GAAP compliance through invoicing and revenue recognition.
  • Ensure GAAP compliance through A/P bill coding and processing.
  • Perform month-end account reconciliation.
  • Prepare weekly management reports.
  • Perform gross margin analysis, standard cost review/analysis, BOM/ECO review, and cost allocation.
  • Identify financial fluctuations and perform variance analysis.
  • Compile monthly financial and management reports, participate in financial reviews.
  • Prepare materials for the annual external audit.
  • Assist in cash management.
  • Verify employees expense reports to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policy.

Qualifications

  • 0 - 1 year experience working within a shipping & receiving department
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high level of work quality
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to lift/move 35 pounds of weight
  • Must be able to work pulling product in and out of a refrigerated unit and in and out of a cold room environment; 4-8 degrees celsius
  • Familiarity working within the Life Sciences industry and/or ISO 9001 regulations (preferred)

Education

High school  diploma or equivalent

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