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Impel NeuroPharma is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company based in Seattle, WA. We are committed to developing the next generation of central nervous system (CNS) drug treatments. Impel’s proprietary Precision Olfactory Delivery (POD) technology enables many categories of therapeutics, including biologics, to be delivered to the CNS using cost-effective, disposable, and non-invasive intranasal drug delivery devices. We are working hard to develop meaningful treatments for devastating CNS diseases, and we hope you’ll join us.

Senior Staff Accountant

The Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for a wide variety of recurring routine accounting functions including but not limited to:  financial statement preparation, general ledger journal entries, expense reporting, account reconciliations, accounts payable, purchasing and …

Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare month end close journal entries
  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Compare budget/forecast to actual results with relevant and clear variance explanations
  • Assist in preparation of financial statements
  • Review and process all employee travel and expense reimbursements
  • Prepare, record, and process accounts payable and cash disbursements
  • Prepare state & local tax filings and other compliance reporting
  • Prepare and process payroll
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 5+ years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus
  • Public Accounting experience highly desired
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common business and technical information and financial reports
  • GAAP knowledge and accounting research skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of accounting systems system solutions to improve processes and automation, and advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Quickbooks experience is desired
Pharmaceutical Formulation Scientist

The Pharmaceutical Formulation Scientist will lead formulation and process development for powder and liquid nasal dosage forms. The Pharmaceutical Formulation Scientist will have experience in product development and processing from bench top to clinical scale manufacturing and will exhibit leadership in moving projects to successful endpoints in a fast-paced environment.


  • Lead the design and development of formulations and processes for new drug products with a focus on powder and liquid nasal formulations
  • Effectively select and manage CMOs through formulation development, process development, and clinical trial manufacturing
  • Interpret analytical and process data to further develop and optimize formulations and manufacturing processes
  • Review cGMP manufacturing batch record, stability study protocol, in-process and finished product specifications and product development reports
  • Work with the Preclinical, Clinical and Operations Departments to ensure material requirements for projects are fulfilled
  • Effectively communicate with cross functional teams such Analytical Sciences, Quality, DMPK, Regulatory Affairs and Legal teams
  • Present product development progress to upper management and project teams


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field
  • Previous experience managing drug development CMOs and a good understanding of pharmaceutical formulation development principles including CMC regulation
  • Strong fundamental understanding of the importance of physicochemical properties in formulation design
  • Working knowledge and know-how to support preclinical and clinical drug product development with a variety of formulation approaches
  • Experience with technologies and approaches for process development
  • Extensive knowledge of excipients and additives
  • Effective and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, project management, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt and respond to the needs of a growing organization conducting R&D activities

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