Director of Finance & Accounting {or Controller}

Job Summary

The Director of Finance and Accounting is a Senior level position that reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The Director of Finance and Accounting is directly responsible for all accounting and finance functions of the company. This is a hands-on management position with much interaction with other department heads.


  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements
  • Update and monitor internal controls
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end analyses including account analysis and preparation of journal entries.
  • Coordinate and assist with the budget process
  • Analyze and report cost variances
  • Prepare workpapers to support the company 10-Q and 10-K filing.
  • Prepare SEC filings including 10-Q and 10-K
  • Research technical accounting issues
  • Monitor and track financial agreements
  • Manage various reporting deliverables and special projects as needed
  • Establish KPIs needed for sales and billing (future)
  • Preparation of 1099s
  • Assist with year-end tax workpapers for the tax accounting firm.

Qualifications / Requirements/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Accounting or Finance. (CPA and/or MBA preferred.)
  • 8 plus years of related experience.
  • Ability to create and manage corporate budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of budgetary and accounting principles, practices, and policies.
  • Worked for a public company
  • Life Science background preferred 

Specific Criteria:

  • Reports to the CFO
  • Based in Garden City, NY. {Remote during COVID-19}
  • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
  • Work outside the normal office hours as required.

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug‐free and smoke‐free workplace.

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