Controller in Medford, MA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Greenlight Biosciences   •  

Medford, MA 02155

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago


GreenLight Biosciences is seeking an experienced, highly motivated and collaborative Controller- Accounting to join our Financial Leadership team. Greenlight is currently experiencing rapid growth. Strong technical, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to maintain a commitment to excellence and high-quality work in a fast-paced milestone driven company, are essential. The ideal candidate will have proven industry experience as an accountant and will reportdirectly to our CFO.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor all financial performance of the company.
  • Participate in the development of and support the company's strategic plans.
  • Supervise and develop a strong, performance-oriented accounting team, capable of actively and effectively engaging and growing with the business.
  • Review, evaluate and implement accounting systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
  • Work closely with the HR team.
  • Prepare and present financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, financial statement footnotes, budgets, and variance analysis.
  • Supervise monthly account reconciliations.
  • Oversee annual independent audit and preparation of annual tax documents.
  • Provide management with timely reviews of organization's financial status and progress.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate tax and annual reporting requirements.
  • Oversee accounts payable function including but not limited to compliance with expense reporting, capitalization policy, and purchase order procedures.
  • Manage financial relationships with vendors/suppliers with purchasing/pricing responsibilities.
  • Maintain open communication for a positive and effective work culture
  • Assists with special projects as required.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA required
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP accounting and reporting requirements, as well as SEC reporting and PCAOB audit requirements
  • Big 4 public accounting experience strongly preferred
  • 5+ years' experience as a senior-level accounting or financial manager
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and QuickBooks
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Valid Through: 2019-10-15