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Accounting Manager

Company: Leap Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary: Leap Therapeutics (Nasdaq: LPTX) is focused on developing targeted and immuno-oncology therapeutics. Leap's most advanced clinical candidate, DKN-01, is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting the Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) protein. DKN-01 is in clinical trials in patients with esophagogastric, hepatobiliary, gynecologic, and prostate cancers. Leap has entered into a strategic partnership with BeiGene, Ltd. for the rights to develop DKN-01 in Asia (excluding Japan), Australia, and New Zealand. Leap has a strong financial position and in September 2021 closed a public offering with gross proceeds to Leap of approximately $104 million. Leap is based in Cambridge, MA. For more information about Leap Therapeutics, visit http://www.leaptx.com.
Overview:
The Accounting Manager at Leap Therapeutics, Inc. will be responsible for general accounting across our research and development business model which includes oncology clinical operations, translational research, and antibody manufacturing of clinical trial material. This role will report to the Senior Director of Finance/Corporate Controller and serves as a consultant for managers within the organization. Other key responsibilities will be assisting the accounting team with monthly and quarterly closing responsibilities reviewing balance sheets, intercompany accounting, preparation of and ensuring accuracy of financial results, financial planning, maintaining general ledgers, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance, and SEC reporting. Additionally, as needed this role will provide support to Accounts Payable to help during peak times in the month with invoice processing. Highlights of working for this company include hybrid/remote work flexibility (2-3 days/week remote), unlimited vacation policy, competitive base, bonus, and equity awards. Key Responsibilities:
--- Month end and quarter end accounting and reporting responsibilities including but not limited to balance sheet review, journal entries, variance analysis and assisting with preparation of the financial reporting packages--- Reconcile all company bank accounts as part of the month-end close and communicate any discrepancies to the Corporate Controller--- Responsible for preparing monthly account reconciliations and ensuring they meet SOX requirements --- Assist in pulling accounting documentation requested to support various audits, tax and special projects such as accounts payable data entry automation--- Provide timely communication with Accounting and FP&A team when helping to solve accounting-related problems - Reviewing of Financials for proper recognition and presentation, drafting of financials, preparing departmental views - Account Payable (AP) oversight including approvals (Vendors, Invoices), ensuring expenses are properly classified (Prepaids, Fixed Assets) and coded for correctly, preparing AP aging reports, preparing recommended payment reports, subledger reconciliation - Equity management and payroll processing - Cash flow reporting including updating cash flow actuals, monitoring cash in bank, and preparing cash flow position - Accruals oversight including overseeing proper period recognition of expenses, ensuring accruals are properly segmented (general, legal, clinical, manufacturing, research, bonuses, etc.) --- Prepare ad hoc analyses as requested--- Special Projects assigned

Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's degree, Accounting required, CPA preferred--- 5-8 years of experience in Accounting or Auditing --- Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical experience a plus--- Experience in public accounting firm preferred--- Strong skills in using Microsoft Excel, required --- Exposure to using an ERP System, required. Sage Intacct experience a plus. --- Fundamental understanding of Accounting and General Ledger --- Process-oriented with strong analytical skills for risk identification and management - Ability to multi-task efficiently from a remote work environment and ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required - Maintain high attention to detail and strict deadlines - Strong understanding of corporate finance concepts and accounting principles - Superb organizational skills and experience leading projects - Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)



Leap is an equal opportunity employer and extends equal opportunity to all individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic disposition, caregiver status, reproductive health decisions, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, credit history, criminal history, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.

Keywords: Leap Therapeutics, Cambridge , Accounting Manager, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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