Austin, TX, USA
Apr 29, 2021
Lone Star Bio
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Company Description:

Molecular Templates is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of differentiated, targeted, biologic therapeutics. Our proprietary biologic drug platform technology, known as engineered toxin bodies, or ETBs, leverages the resident biology of a genetically engineered form of Shiga-like Toxin A subunit to create novel therapies with potent and differentiated mechanisms of action for cancer and other serious diseases. MTEM currently has multiple clinical-stage ETB candidates in development including MT-5111, TAK-169, and MT-6402. Additional preclinical compounds derived from our ETB platform technology are being advanced toward clinical development. Additional information about Molecular Templates can be obtained at

Position Overview:

Molecular Templates is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to support accounting functions. The Accountant will be responsible for day-to-day operations and maintenance of accounting systems. This includes preparing journal entries; maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts; documenting records of assets; and assisting with payroll and stock administration activities, as needed. This requires accounting skills and knowledge, analytical and mathematical skills, organizational and time-management skills, verbal, and written communication skills, plus ability to apply attention to detail and manage competing priorities.

Job Responsibilities will include:
  • Perform various accounting functions, including but not limited to preparing general ledger entries, maintaining fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules; ensuring proper recording of new purchases and disposals; reconcile investment and bank accounts; analysis and verification of reports; and assist with month-end and year-end close processes for all balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance with all accounting regulations
  • May assist with pay and stock administration using Equity Edge, such as capturing grants, executing share releases, maintaining accurate equity plan data, and following payroll reporting procedures.
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Other duties and special projects, as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or related field
  • One to five years of experience in general accounting
  • Comprehensive and practical knowledge of accounting theories and practices
  • Experience with all functions of accounting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience working with Intacct and Equity Edge, preferred
  • Experience in the Life Sciences industry, preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain highest standards of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to function independently and exercise good judgement, as well as be a team-player
  • Ability to apply attention to detail as applied to data review and compliance

Reporting Structure:

This position currently has no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the Accounting Manager

Molecular Templates celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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