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Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager

Company: Background

Cancer immunotherapy targeting immune checkpoints is demonstrating transformative anti-tumor activity in clinical use, and additional immune regulatory pathways are emerging with the expectation that therapeutics targeting these pathways will rapidly enter clinical development. Werewolf Therapeutics is an exciting start-up biotech, located in the heart of Cambridge MA, focusing on the development of novel biologic agents for the treatment of cancer. We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager to join our rapidly growing team.

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Core Responsibilities

Compile and analyze financial information, record monthly journal entries, reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare monthly reconciliations, process and record payroll, process accounts payable and assist with ad hoc projects as needed.

  • Drive the month-end and quarter-end accounting close process
  • Transactional accounting activities, including payroll, stock plan administration and accounts payable processing, as the Finance team continues to scale
  • Assist with the preparation of 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports, including supporting footnotes for SEC filings
  • Provide accounting support for external audit requests
  • Act as liaison between Finance and other departments as required
  • Partner with the Corporate Controller on the design, implementation, and operation of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control policies and procedures
  • Partner with the Director of FP&A to estimate accruals as well as support the annual budgeting and quarterly re-forecasting process
  • Drive internal process improvements and continually identify opportunities for automation
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, CPA license or ongoing path to CPA required
  • 3-5 years in Finance/Accounting (including 1-2 years in a public accounting firm strongly preferred), Biotech/pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Able to handle multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline-driven work environment
  • Self-motivated problem solver
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with NetSuite, Coupa, and/or ADP WorkForce Now a plus


Werewolf offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, identity theft protection, pet insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for health care and/or dependent care.


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