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  • Location: San Francisco
  • Salary: US$220000 - US$250000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences, United States
  • Contact: Paxton Welton
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -012023-476809

Our start-up biotech client is looking to bring on a Controller to join their fast-paced team. This person will be responsible for all accounting responsibilities and assisting with financial planning & analysis.


· Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures and ensure the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of internal financial reporting to management.

· Manage the payroll process including stock-based compensation and the employee stock purchase plan ensuring accurate and timely payment.

· Partner closely with third parties to manage annual audits, third party valuations, filings, taxes, and other corporate accounting activities.

· Manage accounts payable including vendor management, preparation of cash disbursements, 1099 reporting and other items as needed.

· Prepare and manage forecasting / annual budgeting requirements for functions; maintain and prepare financial models.

· Perform other tasks and assignments as needed and specified by management including special projects/ad hoc financial analyses.


· Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance required

· CPA required

· 10+ years of experience in finance/accounting in pharma of biotech

· Experience with procurement cycle and management of procurement system

· Startup minded: high energy, low maintenance, self-starter that is comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Additional Information

Salary: $220,000-250,000/yr.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, preference towards hybrid candidates but also open to remote applicants