The Director of Finance/Controller is a key finance and operational business partner for the organization and is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions.
Responsible for ensuring the monthly and quarterly close process is smooth and effective to produce timely and accurate financial statements, including reviewing and approving journal entries and account reconciliations.
Responsible for the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results in accordance with GAAP.
Oversees the day-to-day activities of the Accounting and Finance Operations teams including general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, fixed assets, payroll, and financial/SEC reporting.
Ensures effective internal controls and processes to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting, integrity of data, and safeguarding of assets; Assists in implementing and improving the Company’s internal control framework for SOX compliance.
Oversees the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements and assists in analyzing financial results and explaining variances from budgets and forecasts.
Manages all aspects of financial audits and serves as a key contact for external and internal auditors.
Manages and complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings, including preparation of sales/use tax returns and property tax returns, payroll, and stock reporting forms, and coordinate with external tax accountants to prepare state and federal income tax returns.
Researches and provides guidance for technical accounting issues to ensure compliance with GAAP.
Oversees all aspects of Codiak’s stock option plan and participates in equity transactions, including valuations and financings.
Oversees all accounting and finance systems; Evaluates current systems and provides recommendations for the appropriate timing and systems to scale with projected growth; Manage implementation of new systems and user trainings.
Evaluates all corporate insurance needs, prepares annual renewals, and coordinates with broker. Prepares audit materials when requested.
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships at all levels.
Strong organizational and people skills, and an ability to work both autonomously and as a team member in a fast-paced environment.
Management skills and experience; ability to effectively coach and manage accounting team
Strong communication skills including ability to present and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite with expert knowledge of Excel
Experience with NetSuite accounting system, or similar ERP system
Strong analytical skills, high attention to detail and excellent problem-solving ability
Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, and CPA or MBA preferred
10 or more years of experience in accounting and finance
Broad operations experience highly desired.
Biotech and public company experience preferred.
About Codiak Biosciences
From the beginning, we had a vision of making precision exosome therapeutics a reality. The company began with the singular focus of solving the engineering and manufacturing challenges to enable exosomes to deliver precise therapeutics in a targeted way for patient populations of any size.