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Senior Accountant

Company: Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Amylyx was started in 2013 by two Brown University undergraduates who proposed a proprietary combination of two known drugs to treat ALS. In the Fall of 2020, the successful results of their clinical trial were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. It showed that patients lived longer and suffered less decline in neurological functions.

Key milestones in 2021 include:

  • Submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for AMX0035 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) for AMX0035 for the treatment of ALS with Health Canada
  • Initiating a global Phase 3 clinical trial (Phoenix) with sites in Europe and the United States in the fourth quarter of 2021
  • 100 FTEs and growing strong!

    With strong financial backing from Viking Global Investors, Bain Capital, Belinda Termeer, and Morningside Group and recent announcements to file for registration in the US and Canada, we are planning a global launch in ALS, one of the worlds largest orphan diseases with no adequate therapy.

    We provide a competitive employee benefits package including stock options, flexible work options, discretionary time-off, comprehensive healthcare including dental and vision coverage, and retirement savings benefits.

    The Opportunity

    Amylyx is seeking a highly motivated professional with public accounting experience in applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely results and to ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. The position will be a key member of a cross-functional accounting team and will report to the Lead, Accounting and Financial Operations. The individual will be responsible for critical accounting areas, corporate and business accruals and ad hoc reporting. This position will have significant interaction with Amylyx business leaders.

    Specifically, we are seeking an individual with the traits listed below:

    • Motivated self-starter who is detailed, results and process oriented with a focus on effective and efficient improvements
    • Organized individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining high performance standards
    • Superior problem solving and analytical skills and ability to work in a highly visible, deadline-oriented position and environment
    • Strong communication and people skills, comfortable working with a cross functional and collaborative team

      The Role

      • Perform and assist with month end and quarter end close accounting tasks including preparation of journal entries ensuring compliance with US GAAP
      • Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting
      • Review P&L accounts for proper classifications
      • Assistant with month end analytical review of actual versus budget
      • Assist with budgeting and quarterly forecasting
      • Month-end closing task management to ensure timely and accurate completion
      • Adherence to global SoX control
      • Support end-to-end process for developing, recording and analyzing accruals
      • Assist in the interim and year-end audit process (internal and external)
      • Participate in process improvement activities including enhancing current financial processes and suggest areas for improvement.
      • Supports the Senior Management team with various analyses, and ad hoc project
      • Assist in drafting of accounting standard operating procedures for assigned areas

        The Requirements

        • Minimum of 5 plus years of experience in public or corporate accounting
        • Experience with NetSuite a plus
        • Intermediate level with Microsoft Office Products (advanced Excel preferred)
        • Bachelors degree in accounting required, masters in accounting preferred

          Preferred Qualifications

          • CPA preferred or with a clear path towards finalizing qualifications

            Watch this inspirational video of how our Co-founders worked with Patheon and Thermo Fisher in the early days of starting Amylyx.

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            Amylyx is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical matters), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Accommodations are available for candidates who require them in our selection process. If you need an accommodation, please let your Amylyx Talent Acquisition contact Jobble

Keywords: Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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