Careers

Careers

Yumanity Therapeutics is transforming drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases caused by protein misfolding. We are passionate in our commitment to bring innovation to an area of critical global medical need and create a positive impact on the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

If you would like to be considered for a position at Yumanity Therapeutics, please submit your CV with the title of the position in the subject line to careers@yumanity.com.

Position Overview:

Yumanity is looking to hire a hardworking and enthusiastic Controller.  This position reports directly to the Chief Business Officer and will be responsible for all accounting operations, reporting, internal controls, financial policies & procedures, and equity administration.   The ideal candidate will possess proven leadership capabilities and be able to build and lead the accounting and finance team and will consistently be involved with projects involving departments across the Company including frequent interaction with senior management.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and oversee all general accounting functions, including the monthly general ledger and financial close processes.
  • Optimize monthly close process, ensuring roles and responsibilities of those involved are appropriate, and make any changes necessary to improve the processes.
  • Create and maintain written policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage the annual audit and quarterly review activities in partnership with external auditors, including proactive communication and alignment with auditors on complex accounting matters.
  • Review (and prepare when needed) journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations / reviews of pre-clinical accruals, and stock compensation entries.
  • Assist with managing the implementation of new accounting standards.
  • Manage equity programs, capitalization table, and related items. Oversee equity accounting.
  • Provide accounting support and analysis on key financing and partnering initiatives.
  • Manage the company’s federal, state and local tax compliance requirements, including coordination with outside tax advisors.
  • Coordinate with the FP&A function to generate annual operating budgets, plans and forecasts.
  • Lead treasury responsibilities including cash management, investment policy compliance and insurance.
  • Perform ad hoc special projects, including financial analyses, systems implementation, etc.

 

Experience and skills required:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting.
  • CPA with at least 4 years of experience in a Big 4 accounting firm.
  • Eight plus years of progressive experience (combined public and private) preferably with a publicly listed life sciences company, ideally through IPO process.
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and related ability to research and resolve complex accounting matters.
  • Significant experience in accounting operations, monthly close processes, internal & external financial reporting, internal controls implementation and SOX compliance.
  • Experience leading, training and managing the work of others by providing direction and timely feedback; experience managing direct reports; collaborative working style.
  • Precise attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Desire to work in a high growth, science-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; experience communicating and presenting complex information to senior members of management.
  • Unwavering personal integrity and credibility

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

Position Overview:

This lab-based chemist will be a key part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists and will be involved in the synthesis, purification, and characterization of novel drugs in the areas of neurodegenerative disease. In this dynamic team-focused role, the qualified candidate will desire a high lab presencewhere they can leverage their passion for making molecules to contribute to the overall strategy and success of Yumanity. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Synthesis, purification, and characterization of novel drugs in the areas of neurodegenerative disease
  • Execute with significant initiative, ingenuity, efficiency, and speed
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of lab equipment
  • Expected to work collaboratively to drive the medicinal chemistry projects forward
  • Maintain proper notebook keeping and contribute to the writing and execution of patent applications

Experience & skills required:

  • BS or MS in synthetic organic chemistry with 0-4 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Desirable candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in a research laboratory
  • Sufficient understanding of multiple areas of organic chemistry
  • Highly versatile, team-orientedwith good-interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn medicinal chemistry principles and drug discovery concepts
  • Self-motivated to execute designs and analyze data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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