Controller | Hyper Growth Biotech Start-Up | Remote

Employer
Harmonic Finance Inc (TM)
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 11, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
517076381
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Controller | Hyper Growth Biotech Start-Up | Remote The Client Harmonic are proud to be working with rapidly growing VC-backed biotech company that are looking for an ambitious Controller to support the CFO. This innovative business has secured over $190million to date and have brought in an excellent senior leadership team to professionalise and scale the business. Now is an excellent time to join the team and help them achieve the ambitious goals they have for the next few years. This business is renowned for their inclusive and entrepreneurial culture where staff are well supported yet encouraged to work with autonomy and bring a lot of ideas to the table. They are very passionate about what they do and are looking for 'the best and brightest' who share their enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology to join their organization. They are looking for an individual that knows how to build out a best-in-class accounting function, ideally with experience in start-ups. The Role This position will be an integral part of the senior leadership team and will be working closely with the CFO and senior stakeholders. You will be responsible for leading on accounting operations within the finance function and building out a high performing team. This role will suit an ambitious individual with a keen eye for detail that wants to work in a fast-paced environment and gain exposure to commercial finance. Duties . Lead the accounting operations of the business . Work closely with the Senior leadership team to prepare and present financials . Ensure that the company accounts are closed in a timely fashion and in accordance with GAAP . Implement and maintain robust reporting and controls processes . Assisting with financial reports, including annual / monthly budgeting and financial planning . Preparing the business for audit and liaising with external parties . Oversee the whole month-end process including the AP/AR function . Consistently looking for ways to improve and streamline processes . Building out the finance function from a technical accounting perspective . Management of ASC 606 revenue recognition, working with sales legal and operations . Training, development and mentoring of finance professionals What you need . Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance . 5+ years of experience in a general accounting function . Excellent knowledge of GAAP . Managerial experience . Acute eye for detail and high working standards . Strong knowledge of internal controls and financial reporting . Strong ability to work cross-functionally What we'd like to see . CPA . Big 4 public accounting preferred . ASC 606 Revenue recognition . Passion for technology and working in a fast-paced environment . Experience in leading and building out a finance function . Experience working in a scaling tech business Salary: $180,000 - $220,000 + Bonus + Equity Package Location : Boston (Remote) Please get in touch with Gursimran on gursimran.dhillon@harmonicfinance.com for more information. Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues that may be interested.