We’re seeking an Accounting Associate to help us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods.

Schrödinger is on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science, collaborating with companies like Takeda, Nimbus, Pfizer, and Sanofi. We set the record for the largest and fastest cloud computing run, and our software suites continue to revolutionize the design of therapeutics and materials. WaterMap, Maestro, and LiveDesign are just a few examples of the programs we’ve created.

As a member of our Accounting team, you’ll play a key role in tracking our company’s financial wellbeing. Using your outstanding organizational skills and keen eye for problem-solving, you’ll help set us up for continued success! 

Who will love this job:

  • A detail-oriented accountant who can read, analyze, and interpret business documents and correspondence in a timely fashion
  • An effective business writer with a professional demeanor
  • An excellent communicator and team player who enjoys a collaborative environment

What you’ll do:

  • Perform accounts payable transaction analysis, account coding, and data entry
  • Collect new vendor information and maintain the vendor master file
  • Address accounts payable transaction issues and correspond with vendors and internal staff
  • Communicate with our Contract Research Organization (CRO) vendors for quarterly accruals 
  • Work closely with our Therapeutics Group on invoice processing in Coupa, our procurement software
  • Maintain Therapeutics Group Project dashboard for expense tracking 
  • Review employee expense reports for accuracy and address expense reporting issues by corresponding with Schrödinger employees
  • Coordinate weekly check runs and wire transfers
  • Post daily cash activity and process positive pay
  • Prepare general ledger account journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Assist in documenting accounting policies and procedures and maintain internal control tools

What you should have:

  • A few years of professional accounts payable experience and/or a business degree, with a focus on accounting preferred
  • Understanding of accounting software systems and procurement systems, including NetSuite and Coupa, are a plus
  • Familiarity with Google and Microsoft Suite are a plus
 
Pay and perks:
Schrödinger understands it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, equity-based compensation, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule with hybrid workweeks, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time.  Our Office Management team also plans a myriad of fun company-wide events. Schrödinger is honored to have been included in Newsweek's list of America's 100 Most Loved Workplaces. 
 
Estimated base salary range: $60,000 - $85,000. Actual compensation package is dependent on a number of factors, including, for example, experience, education, degrees held, market data, and business needs. If you have any questions regarding the compensation for this role, do not hesitate to reach out to a member of our Strategic Growth team.
 
Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.

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