Controller - Biotech in Carlsbad, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2021
  • Job ID:
    CONTR19409

Job Description

TITLE: Controller

REPORTING TO: CFO

SIZZLE: Current Controller consultant has worked with several companies in the Life science industry and couldn't say enough good things about the company, it's mission, exciting growth potential and the people. They said the Executive team, senior leadership, and entire team is engaging, collaborative, passionate about the company's mission, and incredibly kind and family oriented. They truly treat employees like family - a "unicorn company".

REASON FOR NEED: Due to the recent IPO and exciting company growth, the company is looking to hire a full-time permanent Controller

TEAM STRUCTURE: Current team is primarily staffed by an outsourced accounting firm and includes: CFO, Controller, Accounting Manager, Financial Reporting Manager, Temp Financial Reporting Analyst, Senior Accountant, AP Accountant

SOFTWARE:
- Currently using QuickBooks with a roadmap to implement NetSuite
- ADP for Payroll
- Implementing Equity Edge for Equity

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Formal description is currently in process
- Primarily responsibilities will include managing and building the company's Controllership function and team to support a rapidly growing public company

MUST HAVES:
- Personable, outgoing and strong communication skills. The Company is like a family. Looking for someone who would enjoy coming into the office and engaging with other employees.
- A strong leader who will take ownership of the Controllership function at the company and has strong personal accountability.

NICE TO HAVES:
- Strong preference for a mix of public accounting and industry experience at a public company in the Life Science industry.
- Open to candidates with only progressive experience within public accounting or industry