Accounting Manager / Senior Accountant

Cambridge, MA
Full Time
About Company
HiFiBiO Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotech driving a robust clinical pipeline of transformative immunotherapies targeting cancer and autoimmune diseases. HiFiBiO achieves an unprecedented understanding of immune modulation in human diseases by pioneering a unique high-resolution translational platform, Drug Intelligence Science (DIS®), which combines unique single-cell capabilities with AI/ML approaches. Using patient samples, DIS® enables the discovery of novel targets, effective antibody drugs, and predictive biomarkers to enhance the probability of success for immunotherapies. HiFiBiO has established partnerships with major multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies and has been recognized as one of the 2023 Fierce 15 biotech companies.

Job Description
We are searching for a hands-on and experienced Accounting Manager/Senior Accountant to join our dynamic team. This role will report to the Controller and requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively communicate with vendors, internal stakeholders, and management. The Accounting Manager/Senior Accountant will play a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring timely payments, and implementing efficient processes within the accounting function.

Accounts Payable Management:
  • Oversee the entire accounts payable process, including invoice verification, coding, approval workflows, and payment processing.
  • Manage vendor relationships and resolve any discrepancies or issues related to payments.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and regulatory requirements in all accounts payable activities.
  • Coordinate and manage the payroll process, including accurate and timely processing of payroll, tax withholdings, and deductions.
General Accounting:
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, reports, and analyses as required.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing activities, including journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Participate in the budgeting and forecasting process as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions.
  • Provide accurate and timely information to support management decision-making.

  • BS Accounting/Finance, MSA or MBA a plus, CPA preferred
  • Public accounting foundational experience and Big 4 Audit preferred
  • 3-7 years of progressive experience in accounting, with a strong focus on general accounting procedures and accounts payable
  • Strong knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, including U.S. GAAP and internal control requirements, and financial reporting processes
  • Experience with ERP systems (NetSuite) is preferred
  • Can do attitude and willingness to roll sleeves up and be extremely hands-on
  • Ability to prioritize a varying degree of tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity, confidentiality, and professional skepticism
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies, provide suggestions, and drive positive change
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and analytical abilities with a strong desire to make a positive impact
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Hybrid work environment typically 2-3 days on site

Benefits We Offer:
HiFiBiO is committed to the health and well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base.

-      Medical, Dental and Vision insurance 
-      Life, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance (100% covered)
-      HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
-      Dependent Care Pre-tax Account
-      Parking and Commuter Pre-tax Account
-      Flexible Paid Time Off
-      10 Paid Holidays and Sick Time (40 hours per year)
-      401(K) Plan

Notice and Directive to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:
HiFiBiO has an internal recruiting capacity to fill open roles that are posted to the public. In some cases, HiFiBiO may engage with external recruiting vendors. Recruiting vendors are not authorized to send resumes or candidate information or otherwise directly or indirectly contact HiFiBiO employees for the purposes of presenting candidates without HiFiBiO’s prior written approval.

Only recruiting vendors who have an active and valid agreement on file with HiFiBiO which has been authorized by the HiFiBiO recruiting team can submit candidates for engaged open positions.

HiFiBiO will not pay any placement or other fees of any kind of unsolicited resumes or candidate information that is in violation of this Notice and Directive. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, marital status or any other protected Federal/National, State/Province, or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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