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Staff Accountant

Blueprint Medicines is a top-tier, publicly-traded (BPMC) Biopharmaceutical Company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing highly-selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined diseases.  Originally funded by Third Rock Ventures, the company has built a sophisticated genomics platform and a one-of-kind annotated compound collection which is delivering a pipeline of novel therapies.  In just three years, four programs have been established in genomically defined cancers and one program in the rare genetic disease space.

Job summary:

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Blueprint Finance team.  The Staff Accountant key responsibilities include assistance in monthly close and financial reporting processes.  The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individual with strong attention to detail and a sound understanding of accounting, financial reporting and internal controls.   The individual should enjoy working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in monthly close process, including preparation of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Participate and prepare materials related to monthly accrual meetings with functional teams
  • Participate in process improvement activities including enhancements to the Company’s financial systems
  • Participate in accounting for activities under existing and future collaboration agreements
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual SEC filings
  • Provide support for quarterly earnings release process
  • Assist in the maintenance of an effective system of internal controls and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act including assistance in the management assessment certification process
  • Work with external auditors on quarterly reviews and year-end audit, including internal control testing 
  • Conduct technical accounting research and assist with special projects as may arise

Qualifications:

  • Accounting degree with CPA certification
  • At least 2 years’ experience, preferably with a background in public accounting
  • Fundamental technical accounting skills and knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

WHO WE ARE:

Blueprint Medicines’ mission is to dramatically improve the lives of patients with genomically defined diseases. Our singular focus is to use our deep understanding of the genetic blueprint of cancer and other diseases driven by the abnormal activation of kinases to craft highly selective medicines aimed at eradicating these diseases.

We don’t think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.

We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.

We know that what each and every one of us does matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun. 

 

 

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