Overview

Lightship is the virtual-first provider that is perfecting the way clinical trials get done. Because clinical research plays such a vital role in bringing life-enhancing and lifesaving innovations to market, Lightship pursues operational excellence to clinical studies. Our end-to-end hybrid delivery model, our diversity of skillsets, and inhouse care team ensure sponsor success and the best possible patient experience. With a problem-solving mindset, we strive to make every clinical trial better than the last. Operational excellence is not a goal, but a way of doing things at Lightship.

Lightship is seeking a VP, Finance to oversee all financial matters for the organization, from analyzing market trends to leading a team of financial experts. This role will ultimately be responsible for all elements of operational finance (inclusive of forecasting, budgeting, accounting, etc.). This person will be a strong people leader, managing an existing team of strong finance professionals in FP&A and Accounting, and continuing to build and expand the function.

This position is remote, and a successful candidate will possess a willingness and desire to work independently without significant oversight. Additionally, this position will require moderate travel.

We would like to offer you:

  • An opportunity to help re-envision how clinical research is executed with inclusivity, increased diversity and accessible at the core
  • The chance to work with a patient-centered, clinically-oriented, collaborative team to support in the delivery of enterprise grade direct-to-patient clinical research solutions at scale
  • An unmatched opportunity to grow as part of an early stage startup with industry veterans, high-caliber investors, and a massive market opportunity
  • Competitive compensation

Generous benefits package, including:

  • Top notch healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your family.
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO), plus paid holidays and bereavement to help support work life balance.
  • A 100% 401(k) company match for up to 4% of eligible contributions with an immediate vesting.
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Short & long-term disability
  • Life insurance and More!

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Serving as a financial advisor to the CFO and executive team for all on-going budget and accounting needs as well as for the strategic planning purposes.
  • Partner with each leadership team to create a long-range plan, milestones and financial projections
  • Create, maintain and track annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Manage cash flow vs. financing needs and strategic milestones
  • Overseeing all sides of accounting operations, including payables, receivables, payroll, and tax preparation.
  • Drive specific projects and initiatives unique to a fast-growing start-up, such as system implementations and updates and business process improvements
  • Gathering financial data for analysis and forecasting with respect to profits, trends, costs, and compliance.
  • Developing appropriate tracking methods for revenue and expenses.
  • Coordinating the preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly reports.
  • Development, oversight, and management of the organization’s investment plan.
  • Advising on financing options to support an organization's growth.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of financial information to appropriate groups, including internal parties, government regulators, and outside agencies.

Qualifications:

  • Strong business acumen and proven ability to effectively scrutinize and challenge assumptions and interpret the strategy and priorities of the organization in financial terms
  • 10+ years of financial and accounting experience, Life sciences industry experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a financial discipline, MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • Experience creating and presenting to key stakeholders, leadership and company boards
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and to communicate with various stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as team player, including complex, dynamic teams
  • Ability to maintain demanding timelines
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work simultaneously on multiple priorities, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail

Our commitment to diversity & inclusion:

Lightship is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Lightship considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.  EEO is the Law

Lightship is an E-Verify employer. Find out more here: Right to Work Poster E-Verify Participation Poster

Please note: For the safety of our patients and each other, all positions at Lightship that require travel, in-person participation, or are patient-facing, do require vaccination against COVID-19.

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