Selecta Biosciences
  • Watertown, MA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, 401(K) match, ESPP, 529 College Plan, Tuition Reimbursement

 Accounts Payable Clerk / Office Administrator

Selecta Biosciences is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk/Office Administrator to provide general office administration, including receptionist duties, and to support our accounting department.

Along with being friendly and having a positive attitude, this candidate needs to be flexible, detailed oriented, and a self-starter.  You will be the first impression for the company and play a critical role in the daily operations of the office.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable
    • Review and edit AP invoices and corporate credit card purchases
    • Investigate and resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices
    • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Answer vendor inquiries 
  • Receptionist
    • Answer and screen incoming phone calls and messages
    • Greet guests and handle walk-ins as necessary 
  • Office/Kitchen Management
    • Maintain a cost-effective inventory of small office supplies and snacks from applicable vendors
    • Uphold the appearance of common office space, conference rooms, and kitchen 
  • Shipping & Receiving
    • Sort and distribute all incoming mail and packages
    • Affix postage to outgoing mail and monitor postage funds
    • Arrange for pick-up of all outgoing packages via UPS or FEDEX


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent, college degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience in providing administrative support in a professional work environment
  • Experience processing accounts payable preferred
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Extremely friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Requires operating knowledge with MS Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

About Selecta Biosciences, Inc.

Selecta Biosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on unlocking the full potential of biologic therapies based on its immune tolerance technology (ImmTOR) platform. Selecta plans to combine ImmTOR with a range of biologic therapies for rare and serious diseases that require new treatment options due to high immunogenicity. The company's current proprietary pipeline includes ImmTOR-powered therapeutic enzyme and gene therapy product candidates. SEL-212, the company's lead product candidate, is being developed to treat chronic refractory gout patients and resolve their debilitating symptoms, including flares and gouty arthritis. Selecta's proprietary gene therapy product candidates are in preclinical development for certain rare inborn errors of metabolism and incorporate ImmTOR with the goal of addressing barriers to repeat administration. Selecta is based in Watertown, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit

Work Environment

This role will be performed primarily in an office environment, with frequent computer use at a workstation.  Successful applicants will be able to function throughout the office environment. 

Responsibilities include a work schedule that can require working outside of "normal" work hours, in order to meet business demands.

Selecta is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Disabled Individuals, and Veterans (M/F/D/V).

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