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Accounts Payable Specialist
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Flagship Pioneering, Inc. is hiring a
Accounts Payable Specialist

About Generate Biomedicines

Generate Biomedicines is a new kind of therapeutics company – existing at the intersection of machine learning, biological engineering, and medicine – pioneering Generative Biology™ to create breakthrough medicines where novel therapeutics are computationally generated, instead of being discovered. Generate has built a machine learning-powered biomedicines platform with the potential to generate new drugs across a wide range of biologic modalities. This platform represents a potentially fundamental shift in what is possible in the field of biotherapeutic development.

We pursue this audacious vision because we believe in the unique and revolutionary power of generative biology to radically transform the lives of billions, with an outsized opportunity for patients in need. We are seeking collaborative, relentless problem solvers that share our passion for impact to join us!

Generate was founded in 2018 by Flagship Pioneering and has received over $420 million in funding, providing the resources to rapidly scale the organization. The Company has offices in Somerville and Andover, Massachusetts with over 250 employees.

The Role:

Generate Biomedicines is looking for an Accounts Payable (A/P) Specialist to join our growing Finance team!  We are a rapidly growing company and are looking for an individual who will thrive in this fast-paced environment. This individual will support and maintain the accounts payable process for our organization and manage third party vendor communication for all billing items, account reconciliations, and audits.  The position provides an opportunity for professional growth as Generate continues to mature and evolve. This position is a hybrid role between remote and on-site presence (ideally 3 days a week).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the internal AP inbox and ensure that all invoices/statements are reviewed and processed in a timely manner. Monitors discount opportunities for early invoice payment
  • Perform 3-way match for all vendor invoices received for goods and 2-way match for all vendor invoices received for services and ensure that necessary approvals are obtained prior to issuing payments
  • Reviews expense accounts, departments, and programs that have been charged to purchase orders / invoices and notifies the Accounting team of any discrepancies
  • Ensures the timely payment of vendors; verifies W-9 tax ID numbers are accurate, schedules and prepares check runs and applies all applicable credit memos
  • Assists the Accounting Team with the maintenance of the General Ledger and other ad hoc activities such as audit requests, 1099 reporting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to track and analyze expenses
  • Experience building relationships with both internal colleagues and external vendors
  • Experience with General Ledger reconciliations
  • Professional in all job aspects, including verbal and written communications
  • Motivated, well organized and goal-oriented team player with ability to thrive in a fast-growing company

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Net Suite, Prendio/other Procure-to Pay systems, and Bill.com
  • Biotech or Life Sciences Industry experience a plus


Somerville, MA - open to hybrid work arrangement with the expectation of being onsite ~3 days a week 


Generate Biomedicines is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

COVID Safety:

Generate Biomedicines enforces a mandatory vaccination policy for COVID-19. All employees must be fully vaccinated and have received a booster.  The purpose of this policy is to safeguard the health of our employees, their families, and the community at large from infectious disease that may be reduced by vaccinations.  The company will make exceptions to this policy if required by applicable law and will consider requests for an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief, or any other exemptions that may be recognized by applicable.

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Generate Biomedicines do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Generate Biomedicines or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Generate Biomedicines's internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Generate Biomedicines and Generate Biomedicines will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.
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