Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 01/06/2021
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  • Company Address: , Cambridge, Massachusetts

About EQRx

EQRx is committed to making innovative medicines at dramatically lower prices for the benefit of people and society. By bringing together stakeholders from across the healthcare system and utilizing the latest advances in science and technology, the company seeks to discover, develop and deliver high-quality, patent-protected medicines more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever before. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the company is backed by GV, ARCH Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Casdin Capital, Section 32, Nextech, and Arboretum Ventures.

Job Description

EQRx believes responsibility can be revolutionary. Want to make a difference while advancing your career? Come join a team that is working towards our bold mission of developing innovative medicines at radically low prices to help people get the medicines they need.

What You'll Do

The Controller, reporting to the VP, Accounting and Finance Operations, will play a key role in the Accounting & Finance team. You will lead and direct accounting procedures and processes including completing month/quarter/year-end closes in an accurate and timely manner, preparing financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and company policies, managing external auditor’s requests, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, tax, legal and regulatory requirements, and continuously supporting business partners and financial leadership. You will continue to improve efficiencies in accounting processes and procedures and set the right tone and environment for team members as a leader. This role requires enthusiasm to identify opportunities to improve accounting procedures and processes.

The Impact You Will Have

You will play a critical role in linking the business activities and strategic initiatives with financial reporting. Your role will be an essential part of the day-to-day and long-term operations of the business, ensuring that we remain poised to achieve our mission of Remaking Medicine.

Your Superpowers

  • You have a Bachelor’s in Accounting or comparable business degree, MBA/MSA, and a CPA preferred.
  • You have 10+ years’ prior Accounting or Finance experience, with a mix of private and public accounting experience, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry a plus.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You are detail oriented, well organized, proactive, and self-motivating.
  • You have a strong mastery of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • You have a deep knowledge of GAAP.
  • You can participate and work effectively on multiple cross-functional teams
  • You play well in the sandbox. You understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • You are a leader. Teams love working with you and you are someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of others.
  • You can thrive in a smaller company environment and love the pace of a true startup
  • You’re a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job done.
  • Jod Code: LI-AL1

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