Location:  This job is 100 percent remote. It isn't necessary to be a CA resident to apply.

Company Overview

Enliven Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule kinase inhibitors to address existing and emerging unmet needs in oncology. With a precision oncology approach, our aim is to help people with cancer to not only live longer, but live better.

About the position: 

Enliven is seeking an Accounting Manager to manage the Company’s accounting operations. Key candidate qualities include:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervise and provide guidance to the accounting staff.
  • Manage the month-end close process in accordance with the monthly/quarterly close calendars.
  • Prepare and/or review complex month end accruals, including clinical trial, CMC, research, etc.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly account reconciliations.
  • Manage/review payroll runs
  • Review/approve journal entries prepared by staff.
  • Review/verify accounts payable transactions for consistency with the invoice, PO matching, appropriate expense period and accurate account coding.
  • Review/approve accounts payable payment runs.
  • Review/approve expense reports.
  • Monitor cash balances and initiate transfers as needed.
  • Manage equity administration in partnership with equity consultants.
  • Perform/coordinate financial planning and analysis activities.
  • Prepare/coordinate provision of PBC schedules and support for audits and quarterly reviews.
  • Coordinate the provision of auditor-requested SOX/audit testing selections.
  • Perform SEC filing tie-out activities.
  • Act as the Accounting ERP functional expert.
  • Ensure adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) policies and procedures.
  • Prepare all annual insurance renewal applications.
  • Support Finance Management Team, as needed
  • Perform other duties as required


To perform this role successfully, an incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The preferred requirements listed below are representative of the skills, knowledge, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Preferred Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • CPA/MBA or equivalent work experience
  • 6-8 years of general accounting experience
  • 2 years of life sciences experience
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Excel, Word, etc.)
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Prior experience with SOX compliance a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and prioritize duties to meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

The expected salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, and other job-related factors permitted by law. A discretionary annual bonus may be available based on individual and Company performance.

Enliven Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment offers are contingent upon the applicant successfully completing a background screen.  Enliven Therapeutics does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies for this position. Recruiters, please do not send resumes to Enliven employees or to the company location. Enliven is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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