At DICE Therapeutics, we design and develop innovative therapies in immunology for patients with debilitating disease. Seeking to create a future where convenient oral medicines with biologic-like efficacy are available to patients with serious medical conditions, we are developing oral alternatives to medicines currently limited to injectable forms.
The Corporate Controller will lead the accounting activities of the organization to support the needs of a publicly traded company. The role will have overall responsibility for the accounting process, preparation of GAAP financial statements, tax matters and external auditor engagement. The Corporate Controller will develop and maintain best-in-class accounting processes.
Build a best-in-class accounting function; motivate and develop talent
Lead all accounting activities including general ledger, payables and payroll
Oversee the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of the month-end and quarter-end close processes
Apply industry knowledge of clinical stage biotech companies to ensure related accounting considerations such as clinical trial accruals are appropriately addressed
Prepare technical accounting memorandums as needed
Support SEC filings
Play an active role in implementing and operating SOX controls; continuously strengthen internal control environment
Proactively identify and implement process improvements including systems enhancements and integrations, policy changes, workflow changes and spreadsheet redesign
Partner closely with third parties to manage annual audits, filings, taxes, and other corporate accounting activities
Prepare materials for Leadership Team and Board of Directors meetings and participate in Audit Committee meetings
Perform or participate in special projects or ad hoc assignments
Preferred Experience and Education:
Minimum 12 years of related experience required
Strong leadership skills in building teams, with a focus on the continuous development and growth of team members required
Big 4 or national accounting firm audit experience preferred
Public company, biotech industry experience preferred
SOX implementation experience preferred
Systems implementation experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required
Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP required
CPA license strongly preferred
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