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Controller

Company: TrialSpark
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

TrialSpark is a technology-driven drug development company that runs end-to-end clinical trials, focused on bringing new treatments to patients faster and more efficiently . The biggest bottleneck in bringing new treatments to patients is the clinical trial. On average, getting a drug through the trial process takes nearly a decade and frequently costs $1B+. To combat this industry problem, TrialSpark has built a technology platform that optimizes all aspects of a clinical trial, enabling more efficient trial design, faster trial completion, and higher trial data quality. TrialSpark recently raised their Series C , and is putting the capital to work by in-licensing and co-developing drug programs through in-house development, joint ventures, and NewCos. Together with doctors, patients, and communities, TrialSpark is working to develop the treatments of tomorrow. About the Position - As the Controller at Trialspark, you will be responsible for establishing the company's accounting, financial reporting, and control policies and ensuring compliance with said policies. Based on a deep understanding of US GAAP and business processes, ideally in the life sciences/CRO or related technical consulting/development space, you will also play a key role in scaling-up the Company's financial and accounting processes and systems. Reporting to the CFO, you'll be a strategic thought partner and key member of our finance team. You have a passion for process improvement and building structure in a fluid, fast-paced environment. This is a unique opportunity to join a quickly growing, dynamic team, and play a key role in leading the next-stage of organic and acquisitive growth. - Responsibilities -

  • All transactional areas including revenue accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed asset accounting and treasury management
  • Assessing, articulating and quantifying potential financial, regulatory and operational risks associated with business growth and accounting processes.
  • Developing and executing roadmap for implementing/improving processes and controls to scale the accounting function and safeguard assets
  • Ensuring the company tracks relevant financial metrics to measure performance and progress against our goals
  • Coordinating with FP&A team to produce regular budgets and forecasts
  • Overseeing audit processes and proactively communicating with auditors on accounting for complex transactions
  • Setting up new entities, reviewing consolidated financial statements and providing guidance to the team in all aspects of accounting.
  • Leading and directing planning and coordination of audits and quarterly reviews
  • Leading financial system implementations or integrations when necessary
  • Supporting financing and acquisition initiatives, due diligence, and transaction execution
  • Ensuring the company's policies and procedures comply with US GAAP
  • Scaling accounting team and mentoring junior team members About You
    • You have 7+ years of relevant experience at a leadership or management level, preferably in a Therapeutic, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or start-up environment
    • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, CPA and Master's Degree preferred
    • You have a thorough knowledge of US GAAP
    • You have experience at companies with complex revenue models and cost structures
    • You have experience with acquisitions and capital raising activities
    • You have experience in establishing and successfully implementing internal controls, accounting policies, and financial systems
    • You have experience with public entities, experience with an IPO or SPAC transaction preferred
    • You have the ability to work independently and take initiative with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives and deadlines
    • You have strong project and people management skills
    • You are organized, detail-oriented, and focused on getting things done You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at TrialSpark are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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Keywords: TrialSpark, New York , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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