Finance & Accounting

Accounts Payable Specialist (2275-N-840-FINA)

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments. 

Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

This role is responsible for processing full cycle Accounts Payable and monthly accrual related to the A/P area.

What You Will Do:

  • Process invoices, expense reports, and credit memos in the A/P accounting module. 
  •  Matching invoices to back-up documentation 
  • Providing and/or reviewing account coding 
  • Maintain A/P files including unpaid invoices, paid invoices, permanent vendor files, purchase orders, receiving documents and W-9s 
  • Manage weekly payment cycles, including matching payments to supporting invoices, mailing out checks weekly, and processing ACH and wires. 
  • Research and resolve vendor invoice discrepancies. 
  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships with vendors and employees. 
  • Assist with month-end accruals related to the A/P area (items received but not invoiced, and A/P accrual). 
  • Prepare annual 1099s filing. 
  • Assist in quarterly/annual audits. 
  • Ad hoc reporting and assistance with projects, as requested. 
  • Coordinate/resolve issues of accounting matters with other internal and external personnel within the area of responsibility. 
  • Ensure compliance with Company accounting policies and the application of generally acceptable accounting principles. 
  • Assist in accounting process improvements as needed. 
  • Maintain Desktop Procedures related to the areas of responsibility.

  • What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in A/P processing 
  • Experience with SAP and Point Purchase is a plus
  • A full understanding of the A/P and PO processing cycle required
  • Understanding of GAAP to manage and prioritize various responsibilities with short deadlines
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced office while constantly maintaining a friendly and positive attitude
  • Experience working in the biotech industry preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment

  • ArsenalBio prioritizes the providing of a safe and healthy workplace that is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance and legal requirements.  In order to protect our employees and visitors, we require all visitors (including candidates) and employees to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when coming onsite.

    We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity, and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


    ArsenalBio was formed by its investors and scientific founders to discover, develop and commercialize curative and safe cellular therapies for patients with life threatening diseases, initially cancer.

    We believe the most productive and secure route to achieving this goal is to build scaled platforms of technologies challenged with scientific questions to yield informative data from hypothesis driven, well controlled experiments. These data will inform the design of ambitious, best-in-class, lead compositions. Our leads will be rigorously evaluated and honed until we are convinced our matured leads, called development candidates, can be prepared for testing in needy, and vulnerable patients.

    Our products will be designed to speed the transition of cell therapy from hospital-based to outpatient treatments, increasing access to more patients at lower cost to patients, health systems, and insurers.

    To achieve this mission, we are building diverse teams of talented, curious, and caring individuals who believe in our mission and our vision to be sustainable in our business plan, our work habits, and our personal lives.

    Our values create: a foundation for mutual respect, an engaging harmony from many voices, and unselfish behavior to aid our colleagues.

    This is ArsenalBio.
    This is our Company.

    Ken Drazan, MD
    Founding CEO


    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits

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