Senior Staff Accountant

Bedford, Massachusetts (US)
Apr 15, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Senior Staff Accountant

Location: Bedford, MA


The Staff Accountant will help to ensure that high-quality financial information is created and used to drive good decisions and operations in this highly entrepreneurial, fast-moving company. You will provide support to the Finance Department through the processing of day-to-day financial accounting transactions, assist in the month-end closing process and general accounting activities and have responsibility for several account reconciliations. The ideal candidate for this role aspires to grow with Homology Medicines and is willing to provide support in all areas of the business. The ideal candidate is forward-looking, blends strategic planning and tactical execution and constantly seeks opportunities to learn and grow.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Review general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries
  • Review and analyze accounts payable transactions for accuracy
  • Perform balance sheet account analysis and reconciliation
  • Analysis and posting of monthly, quarterly and annual accruals
  • Interface with R&D and Manufacturing organizations to gather information about contracts to determine appropriate accounting treatment
  • Perform bank reconciliations and investment account reconciliations
  • Assist with quarterly and year end external audits
  • Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements
  • Ad hoc accounting and finance projects as needed
  • Leverage technology to increase effectiveness – identify new tools and technologies to expand reach and better target

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • 1-2 years public accounting experience
  • Biotechnology experience preferred
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Ability to manage competing priorities with deadlines
  • Proven team player with confidence to take the lead and guide others

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and Resume / CV to

Or click here:

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 vivo editing 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.