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Accounting Manager

Maze Therapeutics

Maze Therapeutics

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

About Maze Therapeutics

Maze Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that is harnessing the power of human genetics to transform the lives of patients, with a focus on genetically informed therapies for common diseases such as chronic kidney disease. Maze applies variant functionalization in tandem with advanced data science methods and a robust suite of research and development capabilities to advance a pipeline of novel precision medicines. Maze has developed the Maze Compass Platform TM, a proprietary, purpose-built platform to understand and integrate the critical step of variant functionalization into each stage of drug development. Utilizing the Maze Compass PlatformTM, Maze is building a broad portfolio of wholly owned and partnered programs. Maze is based in South San Francisco.

Our People

Maze is comprised of a team of passionate and creative professionals committed to discovering and delivering transformative medicines to patients suffering from common genetic diseases. We are fostering a culture that encourages vision, initiative and the development of talent. Our supportive work environment inspires creative thinking and freedom of expression, resulting in a stimulating atmosphere where people enjoy coming to work. While we have a passion for advanced science and pride ourselves on excellence in execution, ultimately, everything we do is about patients.

Our Core Values

Further Together – Our path is paved with challenges, but with resilience and a team-first mentality, we’ll achieve our mission.

Impact Obsessed – We embrace the bold, take calculated risks, and learn from our mistakes to improve the lives of others.

Stand True – Our integrity is foundational; it guides us no matter the obstacle.

Role Description:

The Finance and Accounting team is seeking an experienced and collaborative Accounting Manager who will be part of a dynamic team instrumental to the continued growth and success of a high profile, private stage company. You will be responsible for all operational accounting, including preparing general ledger transactions, accounting period closes, and assisting in accounts payable management. You will also support the company’s financial statement audits. Additionally, as the Accounting Manager, you will be directly involved with supporting the implementation of key financial processes and policies that support sustained and scalable organizational growth and internal control over financial reporting and help to expand the Finance and Accounting team.

You will be reporting to the Assistant Controller.

Your Impact Includes:

  • Assisting with monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations and daily cash postings
  • Managing fixed asset reconciliations and related journal entries
  • Managing prepaid expense reconciliations and related journal entries
  • Assisting with payroll and equity administration, as needed
  • Owning and maintaining corporate charge card program and employee expense reimbursements
  • Engaging in continuous improvement of accounting procedures and process enhancement for company scale-up
  • Participating in ad hoc projects and performing other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience. Public accounting and Biotech industry experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Effective communicator with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional leaders and external consultants
  • Ability to work independently with general direction and guidance
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience
  • Accounting ERP system experience, preferably NetSuite
  • Experience with procure-to-pay systems, Coupa experience a plus
  • Experience with payroll systems and equity administration systems, ADP and Carta preferred
  • Strong ethical values with a focus on authenticity, accountability, excellence and integrity

The expected salary range for this role for employees located in the San Francisco Bay Area is $141,900 - $155,500. Additionally, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus.

Maze performs position-based compensation benchmarking to industry market data to ensure we pay competitive wages. Determination of starting salary will depend upon a variety of job-related factors, which may include professional experience, skills and job location. The expected salary range for this role may be modified in the future.

Maze offers a robust benefits package to our eligible employees including competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance, mental health offerings, equity incentive plan, 401(k) program with employer match and a generous holiday and PTO policy.