Senior Accountant

HemoShear Therapeutics

HemoShear Therapeutics is a clinical stage company developing new treatments for patients with rare metabolic disorders. We apply our deep understanding of complex diseases to discover breakthrough treatments for our proprietary pipeline. We also partner with biopharma companies to accelerate their drug discovery and development programs in liver diseases, gout and metabolic disorders. We are implementing a new vision for how advanced biological systems can yield new insights that improve health and quality of life for patients in need.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for various month-end close duties including recording and analyzing company transactions, cost allocations, general accruals, and various other ad hoc projects, as assigned. This role will also include variance analysis and reporting responsibilities related to monthly management financials and quarterly and annual financial statements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance in a variety of aspects of the Enterprise
  • Resource Planning system implementation and
  • Assistance with special projects within department
    or as part of cross-functional teams
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and
    supporting schedules and review of monthly financial
  • Research technical accounting issues
  • Work with external auditors and facilitate review of
    the close process, account reconciliations and
    variance analyses
  • Ensure timely monthly close and accurate monthly

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (CPA preferred)
  • 3-5+ years of related professional work experience
    demonstrating professional growth and a trend of
    increasing responsibility
  • Consolidations and/or financial reporting experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills


  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite
  • Strong project management, time management and
    communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and analyze data effectively
  • Ability to work with financial systems design,
    structure, and reporting
  • Ability to work effectively within a team to complete
  • Experience in the life-sciences industry a plus


  • Clinical Research
  • Therapeutics

Job Type



  • HemoShear offers a full range of comprehensive benefits to support the well-being of our employees.


Charlottesville, VA
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