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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:10 AM


Company Name: X4 Pharmaceuticals

Job Description
X4 Pharmaceuticals is developing novel therapeutics designed to improve immune cell trafficking including the ability for T-cells to track and destroy cancer cells. Our small molecule drug candidates inhibit C-X-C receptor type 4 (CXCR4), a receptor over-expressed in many cancers. Inhibition of CXCR4 is designed to block non-cancerous immunosuppressive and pro-angiogenic cells from populating the tumor, disrupting the cancer microenvironment and restoring normal immune surveillance functions. We are committed to advancing the field of cancer immunotherapy and immune disorders through innovation and investment in our proprietary clinical and preclinical pipeline.

Reporting to the Controller/Sr. Director Finance, the Senior Accountant will have responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Finance department including the management of the month-end close process, accounts payable operations, payroll, and bank reconciliations. The role will assist with other activities, such as budgeting and financial analysis, to support the company growth, as well as providing select, confidential administrative work with the Human Resources department. The position requires professionalism and discretion, the ability to multi-task while delivering high quality work, and the capability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment. The role will interact closely with all levels of management and staff, as well as outside service providers (vendors, consultants, attorneys, etc.). To succeed at X4, the candidate will have a sustained reputation for a values-driven, collaborative, engagement style where integrity and the consideration of our Patients drives all decisions and actions.

Scope of Work and Responsibilities:

● Manage all day-to-day accounts payable operations, including vendor management, invoice entry, and payment and provide suggestions for continued improvement for all processes and efficiencies
● Develop process for purchase orders to support work orders and compliant invoice and purchase order approval process
● Manage the Company’s corporate credit cards and related monthly reconciliation
● Manage the year-end audit process including managing materials to support audit requirements/requests and interacting with auditors
● Work closely with the Clinical Operations team, identify cost drivers, and provide support for the cost projections and accruals of clinical trials
● Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial analysis
● Support compliance across the company including tax filings, implementation of controls, and governance
● Create and update policies and process documents as needed
● Support potential system implementations and upgrades including ERP, HRIS, or Payroll
● Special projects and other tasks as assigned
● Ensure review, timely processing, and payment of compliant expense reports
● Manage the monthly close and financial reporting processes
● Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy and timeliness
● Manage the complete payroll process, including regular and special payrolls, all timely changes to payroll, and reconciling payroll to the general ledger
● Work closely with Human Resources to ensure timely and accurate employee transactions and to provide ad hoc confidential support (PTO tracking, benefits administration, etc.)

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Professional Skills:

● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
● 3-5 years of experience, public accounting and/or life science/biotech preferred
● Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) documentation and requirements
● Broad knowledge of accounting principles (“GAAP”)
● Strong expertise with ERP systems and advanced skill and experience in Excel
● Experience using payroll systems, ADP preferred
● Outstanding verbal, written and technology communication skills successfully working with all levels of the organization; high proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)
● Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
● Proven effectiveness in time management, attention to detail and organizational skills
● Reputation for successfully building sustained, external third-party relationships while representing the best interests of the Company
● Proven history keeping sensitive information confidential
● The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

X4 Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualified candidates please apply to
Phone: 857-529-5770

• Location: Boston, Cambridge

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