Accounts Payable


We are looking for a reliable, precise and experienced professional to help us properly maintain our payable information. The Accounts Payable Specialist will maintain current accounts with vendors, and process payments by check, ACH and wires. The candidate will analyze and audit expense reports to ensure that expenses are coded to the proper projects, work with vendors to resolve past due invoices and reconcile monthly statements with vendors.



  • Process all vendor invoices in Coupa and payments in NetSuite on a timely basis
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders
  • Reconcile various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards
  • Keep track of credits owed to the company and ensure all credits are properly applied to vendor payments
  • Reconcile payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate
  • Perform other duties as required to support Accounting Department
  • Reconcile the Company Purchasing Card on a monthly basis
  • Maintain all vendor files
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset sub ledger


Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience in accounts payable preferably in a biotech
  • Ability to use Microsoft software such as Excel and Word
  • Experience with NetSuite, Coupa, Concur and Namely payroll are a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Effective written and verbal corporate communications skills
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues


Spero has a vibrant and engaging culture of innovation and team work and we are continuing to build a top-tier team to rapidly advance our programs in a fast-paced, exciting and fun work environment. We offer a robust benefits package including premium health/dental plans, 401(k) retirement plan, incentive stock options, 4 weeks paid time off, professional development, and frequent social opportunities.

Please forward your CV/resume to

Spero Therapeutics, Inc. 675 Massachusetts Avenue, 14th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139