Controller

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Who We Are


Vial is a global tech-driven CRO providing next-generation clinical trial management services. The Vial CRO powers its drug discovery arm, Battery Bio, an AI-powered hyper scalable biotech. Battery Bio harnesses Vial's unique 90% lower cost structure to produce more affordable drug development with efficient, streamlined clinical trials.


Our mission is to reimagine the drug discovery process to empower scientists to cure all human disease. We have assembled a talented team of clinical operators, chemists, and innovative thinkers to achieve this vision.


Vial is a San Francisco, California-based company founded by Simon Burns in October 2020. Since our founding, we have become a fast-growing company of 100+ employees with over $100 million in funding from esteemed investors including General Catalyst, Box Group, and Byers Capital.


Vial is rebuilding the infrastructure to advance research. By deploying technology at every step, we are creating a more efficient future for drug discovery.


We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance Controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Establish (in coordination with VP of Finance) financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on monthly, and annual basis
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Support leadership through the IPO process, preparing relevant documents and supporting audits
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting and other software. Identifying opportunities to improve processes and reporting through automation
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Requirements and skills

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller, preferably in a pre-IPO start-up
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Professional certification, such as CPA or CA
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles (US GAAP) and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

Why You’ll Love Working At Vial


We are innately curiosity. We found our calling in clinical trials after learning the pain points directly. It is our curiosity that propels us to keep building, finding new challenges, and fulfilling our vision of reimagining clinical trials.

We believe in autonomy. Team members do their best work when given autonomy. In order to make an impact on the scale of the Vial vision, we built our culture to enable each Vial team member to feel ownership of their domain.

We take pride in building mastery. We believe in building master in a craft. Craftsmanship, a pride in one’s craft, is key to prolonged engagement on a difficult challenge. Vial’s culture is one of highly autonomous, deeply focused experts working on an immensely hard problem together.

Our strength is moving fast and staying humble. We believe that if we build a team that is intellectually honest, that we stay nimble and keep an open mind to all solutions - we’ll be adaptive and solve the problems that face us at every turn.


Benefits (Not applicable to Contract or Temp Positions)

Competitive Equity Compensation

Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

401k or RRSP Plan with Company Matching after first 90 days of employment

One time, Remote Office Setup Stipend

Paid Parental Leave

Remote-First, Flexible Work Schedule

Unlimited Vacation


More Information on Vial
Vial operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Vial was founded in 2020. It has 100 total employees. To see all 7 open jobs at Vial, click here.
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