(Senior) Manager, Accounting & Finance

Cambridge, MA
Finance /
Full-Time /
About Us
Our mission is to develop transformational genetic medicines utilizing novel delivery technologies, with an emphasis on diseases with significant unmet medical need. Our team is advancing multiple innovative approaches to deliver a variety of therapeutic payloads, focusing initially on gene editing in therapeutically relevant cells and tissues. Our world class scientific founders include Professor David Liu (HHMI, Broad and Harvard) and Professor Keith Joung (Arena BioWorks, formerly MGH), and we are funded with a significant capital investment by leading life science venture capital firms including Newpath Partners, Atlas Venture, F-Prime Capital, and 5AM Ventures. We believe that our technology has the potential to positively impact patients suffering from severe genetic diseases, and we are committed to building an excellent, science-driven and diverse team that is passionate about making a difference. Nvelop Therapeutics is based in Cambridge, MA.

Position Overview
We are seeking a dynamic (Senior) Manager to join our growing Finance team.  The (Senior) Manager will be a key member of the team and will support and assist in all aspects of financial planning, accounting, and reporting. The responsibilities include but are not limited to supporting the Company’s budgeting and forecasting process, general accounting functions including month end close, preparing reporting packages for internal and external stakeholders, as well as assisting with accounts payable tasks. This is a new position that will interact with all levels of management.  This is a hands-on position and the ability to multitask and work with others is essential.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the (Senior) Manager will be a key member of the growing finance team and will be responsible for all day-to-day activities related to finance and accounting operations.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Financial Accounting & Reporting:
    • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
    • Ensure financial statements are prepared in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and in line with public company standards.
    • Prepare periodic variance analysis reports for internal review and to provide insights to senior management for decision-making purposes.

    • Budgeting & Forecasting:
    • Help with the periodic forecasting and annual budgeting process in collaboration with department heads.
    • Monitor budget performance and provide recommendations for cost optimization.
    • Prepare monthly budget vs actual reports to share with the department heads to understand any variances and change in spending pattern.

    • Special Projects & Initiatives:
    • Identify, recommend, and implement system and process improvements to enhance efficiency and scalability of accounting operations.
    • Assist with AP and Payroll processing as needed.
    • Assist with preparation of reporting packages for the internal and external stakeholders.
    • Manage and assist with technical accounting matters (adoption of lease guidance, financing transactions, and other new accounting guidance as applicable).
    • Assist with the management of the equity-based systems (Carta) from granting of new awards, coordinating information flow with human resources/payroll, shared-based compensation calculations and financial reporting.

    • Internal Control & Compliance:
    • Assist with coordination of external audit activities related to the annual audit.
    • Coordinate with our tax preparers with the preparation and filing of annual federal and state returns.
    • Assist with the annual 409a valuation.
    • Review, recommend and support implementation of process improvement initiatives that enhance the efficiency and quality of the financial planning and financial accounting reporting workstreams.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • 5+ years of experience in public accounting and/or biotech preferred.
    • CPA required.
    • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) documentation and requirements.
    • Basic knowledge of accounting principles (“GAAP”).
    • Experience with ERP systems (NetSuite preferred).
    • Strong verbal, written, and technology communication skills successfully working with all levels of the organization;
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
    • Proven effectiveness in time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
    • Proven history working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
    • Willing to work as part of a team or independently.
This is a full-time role requiring at least 4 days of in-office presence at our Technology Square location.

Position title and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Additional Requirements:
Full time in-person work is necessary for our laboratory-based positions. We work in facilities that require that all individuals working on-site are vaccinated for COVID-19. Position Title and Salary will be commensurate with Experience

We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce and are committed to building a welcoming and supportive working environment. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunities at this time.