Company Summary

Leap Therapeutics (Nasdaq: LPTX) is focused on developing targeted and immuno-oncology therapeutics. Leap’s most advanced clinical candidate, DKN-01, is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting the Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) protein. DKN-01 is being developed in patients with esophagogastric, gynecologic, and colorectal cancers. FL-301, is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting Claudin18.2, being developed in patients with gastric and pancreatic cancer. Leap also has preclinical antibody programs targeting Claudin18.2/CD137 and GDF15. For more information about Leap Therapeutics, please visit

General Responsibilities:

Leap Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our growing finance and accounting team as Accounts Payable Manager. The Accounts Payable Manager will have a day-to-day and ongoing impact on financial transactions and keeping us on good terms with our valued partners and suppliers. This includes ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices while collaborating with team members to reconcile processed data.


This role will report to the Corporate Controller. This individual will own the accounts payable function for the Company’s domestic and international operations.


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Executes the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable process.
  • Directly supervises and oversees the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable team.
  • Manage vendor relationships, resolve payment inquiries including payment disputes, misapplied payments, and statement reconciliation.
  • Ensures accurate and timely execution of transactions while partnering closely with staff to enhance and execute problem resolution.
  • Knowledgeable of end-to-end processing requirements for processing invoices.
  • Work with internal stakeholders as needed to manage problem resolution, documentation, authorization, and expedited payments.
  • Assess current accounts payable practices and procedures and make recommendations for process improvements as necessary.
  • Manage and prepare the 1099 reporting process.
  • Assist Accounting Manager and Corporate Controller & support team members.
  • Ensure proper application of US GAAP and industry reporting requirements.
  • Ensure accounting tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Write-up and implement processes and procedures.
  • Assist in monthly close activities and audits.


Education / Experience / Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or Business required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounts Payable experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership or management experience.
  • Experience in the life science industry preferred.
  • Experience and exposure to financial accounting software (Sage Intacct a plus)
  • High level of attention to detail required in managing analytical tasks.
  • Ability to analyze, solve problems, and adapt to changing organizational and operational needs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all departments.
  • Ability to interface well with a variety of employees at all levels.
  • Flexible; ability to adapt to changing priorities and multiple tasks.
  • Excellent computer system, PC skills, excel included.

Leap is an equal opportunity employer and extends equal opportunity to all individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic disposition, caregiver status, reproductive health decisions, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, credit history, criminal history, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.