Corporate Controller

Edgewise Therapeutics

Boulder, CO, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 12/23/2020
  • Website: edgewisetx.com
  • Company Address: , Boulder, Colorado

About Edgewise Therapeutics

Edgewise Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing novel therapies for diseases involving skeletal muscle. The company is headquartered in Boulder, CO and received its Series A financing from OrbiMed.

Job Description



We offer an excellent compensation package including competitive base salary, company ownership and comprehensive benefits. Edgewise also offers the opportunity to be part of a passionate and driven biotech team in beautiful Boulder, CO on the CU campus.

Edgewise is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment offers are contingent upon the applicant successfully completing a background screen.
About the Position

Edgewise Therapeutics is seeking an experienced Controller and dynamic finance leader to drive Edgewise Therapeutic’s overall accounting policies and oversee all financial functions. The ideal candidate has worked for a public biotech/medical device company and has previously worked for one of the Big 4 firms and has a CPA.

Edgewise does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies for this position. Please do not send resumes to Edgewise employees or the company location. Edgewise is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Primary Responsibilities

    Partner with organizational leadership in strategic decision making, resource allocation and financial operations
    Direct financial and accounting functions: revenue recognition, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, project accounting, fixed assets, month-end closings, bank, and general ledger reconciliations
    Responsible for optimization and maintenance of accounting and business systems
    Establish and maintain the organization’s accounting principles, practices, and procedures. Ensure adequate financial controls exist and develop all required processes and documentation for a SOX audit.
    Prepare financial statements and reporting in accordance with GAAP. Develop analytics and variance analysis for trending and to identify risks
    Manage third party professional firms, including auditors, banking
    Work with executive management team to communicate actual performance to plan
    Provide strategic insight and recommendations for improved results.
    Maintain transparent communication. Communicate Edgewise updates through department meetings, 1:1 meeting, and other forms of communication
    Manage the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities of the department. Make decisions that are financially responsible, accountable, and justifiable.
    Develop reporting packages and tools that are consistent with SEC reporting requirements

Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    CPA required
    Minimum of 5+ years relevant experience with increasing responsibilities, including a strong focus on general accounting, SEC reporting, systems optimization, job costing, and reporting systems
    Experience preparing all footnotes/disclosure and MD&A for public company
    Experience with med device, biotech/tech start up and venture backed industry experience
    Experienced, well rounded finance leader with people management experience in a small organization
    Demonstrated ability to serve as a subject matter expert to the organization’s management team that provides leadership and direction
    Excellent problem-solving capabilities and judgment with a detailed but flexible approach. Ability to make sound, scalable, decisions and create clear processes.
    Self-motivated individual with a record of achievement through past industry experience
    Strong communications skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.