Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Accounting Manager

Location: South San Francisco, CA or Boulder, CO or Stamford, CT

Reports To:

Associate Director, Accounting

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

Managing and overseeing the daily accounting operations of the finance department. Responsible for month-end close activities, analyzing accounting data, executing and maintaining policies and procedures. Review workpapers and ensuring accuracy and completion. Participate in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements that include updating documentation and testing of processes including assessments, planning and walk-throughs. Work closely with a cross-functional team and effectively communicate to ensure completion of tasks.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

  • Manage the month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close process and ensure process is performed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform month-end close activities related to major balance sheet accounts such as Payroll, Related Benefits and Accrued Expenses
  • Prepare and post journal entries and prepare account reconciliations
  • Work directly with HR and Payroll Service to perform payroll activities
  • Responsible for recording accruals related to bonus and PTO along with reconciliations
  • Participate and support the maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements
  • Monitor internal controls over financial reporting for internal and external purposes
  • Prepare tax documents related to property, sales tax and revenue
  • Post intercompany transactions and reconcile monthly
  • Oversee fixed assets process and research software implementation
  • Review and approve wires, ACH payments and check-runs
  • Evaluate posted vendor invoices for accuracy of input
  • Support internal and external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibilities and prepare supporting documentation for SEC filings as needed
  • Maintain and update corporate accounting policies and procedures
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 6+ years relevant professional experience is required (mix of private and public experience preferred)
  • Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience is required
  • Intercompany transactions and reconciliations experience a plus
  • CPA is preferred
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP accounting and reporting and SOX requirements
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational & project management skills
  • High degree of dedication to improvement and strong sense of ownership
  • Team player, with the ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges in dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with management team, peers, cross-functional teams and business partners
  • Extensive knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with SaaS ERP and P2P systems

Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with working in an office/lab. Travel expected to be around 25%.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office/lab.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.