Job Openings

Controller/Director of Accounting

Job ID: BH479654

Category: Accounting Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Associate Director of Finance

Direct Hire

Job Location: Boston 

Hours: 40

Company Information, Industry, Size: Small BioTech

Interview Process: Virtual

Must Haves:

  • Full Month End close experience
  • Some analysis 
  • CPA



  • Industry exp


Job Summary/Description:

Reporting to the Vice President, Finance and Business Operations, the Associate Director, Accounting will be
a collaborator who communicates in an open, clear, timely and consistent manner who listens effectively and
invites response and discussion. The Associate Director, Accounting will play a key role in the organization
while contributing greatly to the day-to-day operations of the finance team. This position will be based in
Boston, MA.
Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions: accounts payable, cash reconciliation, accruals,
prepaids, fixed assets, prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for various accounting
• Responsible for wire and ACH batch preparation, and reconciliation of monthly corporate credit card
and expense reporting review.
• Own the month, quarter, and year-end close process to meet closing deadlines while identifying and
implementing process improvements.
• Actively support quarterly investor reporting and annual audit with external auditors.
• Support VP, Finance & Business Operations in providing accounting support to the business, and
continuous improvement of internal systems, responsible for the quality control and organization of
various queries and reports.
• Support VP, Finance & Business Operations with revising forecasts & annual budgets
• Participate in or lead ad-hoc and special projects as assigned
Requirements: Proven Experience, Skills, and Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA strongly preferred
• CPA is strongly preferred
• Expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite, high proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint.
• Direct experience with SAGE Intacct and Quickbooks.
• Initiative-taker and strong team player, can work independently, demonstrated record of success in
managing and completing projects timely and accurately.
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, open-minded, and able to collaborate
with people from different background, demonstrated record of being a good collaborator
• Good listener, ability to resolve conflicts effectively and elevate issues when necessary.
• Adapt to changes in the work environment as company scales; able to manage competing demands
and prioritize deliveries appropriately.
• Experience with scaling up a company and process as it grows is strongly preferred
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate in a multi-disciplinary environment.
• Critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across teams.
• Success-oriented individual with relentless drive towards company and team goals and timelines.
• Contribute to our company culture, sense of team and collaborative spirit.
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Remote Based