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Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017 12:07 AM


Company Name: Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.

Job Description
Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.
(Nasdaq: MRSN) is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs) leveraging our highly-differentiated best-in-class drug conjugation platform. Our lead program XMT-1522, an investigational antibody drug conjugate against HER2 expressing tumors, demonstrated superior efficacy in a broad range of pre-clinical models not responsive to available HER2 therapies. Phase 1 clinical studies are underway for XMT-1522 and is being co-developed by Mersana and Takeda. Mersana will be responsible for commercialization in the United States and Canada; Takeda will be responsible throughout the rest of world. A second program, XMT-1536, an investigational antibody drug conjugate against Napi2B expressing tumors, demonstrated in pre-clinical models superior efficacy not achievable with traditional ADC platforms and an IND is expected in late 2017. Mersana is well positioned to continue to grow and advance its pipeline based upon our proprietary ADC platform. Mersana has granted access to its ADC platform for use in a small number of programs to Merck Serono and Takeda. These strategic partners are progressing multiple preclinical programs in close collaboration with Mersana.

Mersana seeks individuals who share our excitement about the possibilities our proprietary drug conjugation platform offers and our commitment to making a difference in patients. At Mersana we have a highly collaborative culture and believe that our collective ability to make a difference exceeds the sum of our individual efforts.

Mersana has an exciting new opportunity to join our growing organization as a Supervisor/Manager Accounts Payable and Procurement. This position will have a key role in the Finance team and in addition to day-to-day responsibilities will be involved in ERP implementation and design and testing of internal controls.

Key Responsibilities
✔ Manage and oversee requisitions and purchase order process
✔ Resolve pricing discrepancies with vendors and suppliers
✔ Support internal departments and vendor relations with respect to procurement matters
✔ Manage vendor creation process
✔ Oversee full cycle accounts payable process
✔ Process day-to-day accounts payable transactions
✔ Support the company’s expense reimbursement process
✔ Manage vendor payment process
✔ Manage required reporting, such as 1099-MISC and sales/use tax
✔ Maintain all documentation related to procurement, including vendor files
✔ Provide exceptional customer service to all areas of the organization, vendors and suppliers
✔ Assist with monthly close and audit

Title and compensation commensurate with experience and level of responsibility.

Position is eligible for bonus, option awards and benefits including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) participation, vacation and paid holidays.

Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements


✔ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
✔ Proficiency with Oracle or similar ERP
✔ 5-7 years of relevant experience
✔ Strong understanding of compliance with SOX requirements
✔ Experience working in a publicly traded biotech company preferred
✔ Analytical-minded with ability to understand overall business operations
✔ Self-directed with proven ability to work independently and multi-task efficiently
✔ Detail oriented and hands-on
✔ Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and problem-solving skills

Contact Person: Beth Goldberg
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• Location: Boston, Cambridge

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