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Staff Accountant

Boston, MA   ·   Full-Time

Reports To: COO

Company Overview

METiS Pharmaceuticals Inc is a well-funded biotech start-up building our office in Cambridge, MA. We have a unique technology platform that has the potential to drive best-in class drug assets in a wide range of therapeutic areas. Through the integration of machine learning, quantum simulation, and high-throughput experimentation, we enable scientists to rapidly, comprehensively, and intelligently develop novel drug candidates. METiS is founded by an enthusiastic team of MIT researchers and serial entrepreneurs. Our cross-disciplinary expertise and deep industry experiences allow METiS to harness AI to boldly deliver revolutionary therapies for patients with serious diseases.

Reporting to the COO the Staff Accountant will be a key contributor in building a dynamic accounting and finance organization focused on supporting our growth strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to work in a fast-paced, dynamic biotech environment.


  • Assist Accountants to create and edit financial documents.

  • Organize the bookkeeping processes of the company;

  • Manage expense reports and reimbursement;

  • Create P.O. and reconcile invoices for the company;

  • Help on annual tax return, filings, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance (or equivalent business experience) with 3-5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience

  • Prior experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry; experience in a startup strongly preferred 

  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures

  • Familiarity with finance regulations

  • Hands-on experience with MS Excel and accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks)

  • Ability to handle confidential financial information appropriately

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and quantitative skills

RECRUITING & STAFFING AGENCIES: METis Therapeutics does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to METis or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by METis recruiting team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of METis, and METis will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

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