Shattuck Labs, Inc.:

Shattuck Labs, Inc. (Shattuck) is developing a breakthrough platform for immunotherapy, which harnesses the human immune system to improve survival for patients battling cancer and inflammatory disease. Shattuck’s proprietary technology represents the next evolutionary step in cancer therapy by endowing one molecule with multiple functions with applicability across the entire spectrum of human disease. Shattuck, based in Austin, Texas, is a privately-held biotechnology company founded in 2016. The research and development hub for Shattuck is based in Research Triangle Park, NC.


Job Description:

Shattuck is actively recruiting for an experienced accountant looking to join a growing and dynamic team in Austin. This individual will be a key member of the Finance & Accounting team will be an integral member of the corporate team. This position will perform a variety of accounting functions including general ledger accounting, account reconciliations, month-end close, and related duties as required. This position will report to the corporate controller and offers great opportunities for career development and added responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, detail oriented, have a strong foundation in GAAP, enjoys analyzing and interpreting financial data, and thrives on recommending improvements to systems and financial performance.


Job Duties:

·         Perform full-cycle general ledger accounting

·         Preparation of recurring and non-recurring journal entries

·         Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts and bank accounts

·         Oversight of accounts payable and fixed assets processes

·         Work cohesively with operational staff to ensure reporting calendar is consistently met

·         Assist with monthly analysis and reporting of financial statements

·         Assist with external audits by providing reports, support, etc.

·         Adherence to GAAP, which may include technical accounting research

·         Assist in the development and compliance of company accounting policies and procedures

·         Assist in the preparation of budgeting, forecasting, and analysis

·         Prepare monthly vendor reconciliations and analysis of the company’s key contracts

·         Ad-hoc duties and special projects as assigned by the corporate controller

Qualification and Education Requirements:

The successful candidate has the ability to thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. The candidate must also have excellent leadership, communication and collaboration skills in a cross-functional, multi-faceted/location environment. Other requirements are:



·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required; Master’s Degree preferred, but not required

·         CPA preferred, but not required

·         Minimum of 5+ years of proven accounting experience and 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

·         Previous Big 4 or regional public accounting experience

·         Experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or life sciences industry experience preferred, but not required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·         Advanced knowledge of general ledger, internal controls, month-end close processes, and US GAAP to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the company’s financial statements

·         Analytical problem-solving abilities and ability to utilize Microsoft excel in an advanced capacity to filter and analyze transactions (e.g., Pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)

·         Strong knowledge of financial systems (ERP systems) and the procure-to-pay cycle

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)

·         Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision and good independent judgment

·         Must have scheduling flexibility to meet the demands of monthly and quarterly close

·         Excitement about the vision and mission of Shattuck

Benefits & Perks:

·         Paid holidays and generous PTO policy

·         Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) matching

·         Collaborative and energetic work environment with other motivated, career-driven professionals

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