Accounting Manager


Bedford, MA

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


5 - 7 years

Posted 218 days ago

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Accounting Manager

Location: Bedford, MA

Job Code: AMG 000518

HMI is looking to bring an Accounting Manager on board to supervise, track and evaluate day-to-day accounting and financialreporting activities. The Accounting Managers responsibilities include establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting information. This will be a key role in the growth of the Finance department as it supports a growing and cutting edge company in the gene editing space.


Essential Functions and Duties

?      Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financialreporting and general ledger structure.

?      Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

?      Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.

?      Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements.

?      Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.

?      Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

?      Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.

?      Responds to inquiries from the Controller and CFO and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.

?      Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.

?      Supervise the general ledger to ensure all financialreporting deadlines are met.

?      Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the financial controls of the Company.

?      Support Controller with special projects (new financial system) and workflow process improvements.

?      Support Controller with Tax planning and compliance.

?      Supportsbudget and forecasting activities.

?      Acts as a liaison between the company and the external auditors in providing the required information and ensuring that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.

?      Responsible for monthly reports and research. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. 

?      Assist the Controller in regulatory compliance with reporting/accounting regulations, establishment of internal control processes and procedures, implementation of SOX compliance programs, implementation of FAS123(R), option tracking and reporting, and financial compliance with contractual obligations.



Skills and Experience

?      Bachelor?s degree in Accounting. CPArequired

?      Public accounting experience at Big 4 firm highly desirable.

?      Minimum of 5years?experience in financialreporting. 

?      Biotechnologyexperience is preferred, but not essential. 

?      Small company experience is a highly desirable. 

?      Incumbent must have very strong analytical and technical accounting capabilities.

?      Experience in IPO readiness a plus


Homology Medicines, Inc. (HMI) has built foundational intellectual property on gene editing and gene therapy vectors derived from naturally occurring human adeno-associated viruses (AAVs). The Company's technology is precise, on-target and highly efficient for in vivoediting of genetic mutations. This transformative platform technology, combined with an elite leadership team of biopharmaceutical industry veterans, create a significant opportunity for HMI to rapidly advance a diverse pipeline of new medicines that address and potentially cure the underlying cause of genetic diseases.


$120K - $160K