Senior Accountant

Karuna is seeking to expand our finance team as a result of the rapid growth of the organization. The Senior Accountant will be a key member of the finance organization, working under the VP Finance and with the broader team to drive best-in-class finance leadership to Karuna. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated with a passion for problem solving within a growing organization. The position will be accountable for high-exposure areas of both financial reporting and accounting and will need outstanding written and verbal communication skills given the role’s direct exposure to the CEO and CFO.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and improve the monthly close process to ensure consistent and quality financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations including (but not limited to) cash, short-term investments, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, AP, accrued expenses.

  • Prepare journal entries related to payroll, benefits and other employee accruals.

  • Reconcile equity management platform and prepare stock-based compensation expense schedules.

  • Support external audits including preparation of financials and disclosures.

  • Ensure accounting compliance with US GAAP and support implementation of ASUs.

  • Manage Ppurchasing process including: PO generation, invoice entry and payments, expense reporting.

  • Collaborate with PureTech Health on intercompany accounting.

  • Drive internal process improvements and identify opportunities for automation.

  • Support ad-hoc requests by providing financial analysis and insight to program teams.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in either public accounting or life sciences companies.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.

  • CPA license strongly preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and process improvement.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required.

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is preferred.


To APply

Send your CV/resume and a cover letter to careers@karunapharma.com