Company Overview: Terray Therapeutics is a venture-backed biotechnology company led by pioneers and long-time leaders in artificial intelligence, synthetic chemistry, automation, and nanotechnology. We’re generating chemical data purpose-built to propel drug discovery into the information age — and we’re doing it on a larger scale and faster than has ever before been possible.

Our closed loop system generates precise chemical datasets at unrivaled scale that work seamlessly with AI to systematically map biochemical interactions between small molecules and causes of disease. Iterative cycles of virtual molecular design and experimentation power AI and machine learning models, which in turn guide the next cycle of design. With a chemistry engine that measures billions of interactions daily and becomes increasingly precise with every cycle, we can answer an unprecedented array of questions — deriving insights that enable us to predictably create drugs for patients in need.

Position Summary: Terray is currently seeking a Director of Finance who will guide accounting, reporting and controls at Terray and report to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer.  The Director of Finance will be responsible for:

  • Managing the company’s operational and corporate finance functions including accounting, financial planning and reporting, cash flow, and other strategic financial matters
  • The Company’s accounting practices, maintenance of financial records and the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and related analyses and reports
  • Overall supervisory responsibility for general accounting, cost accounting, budgetary controls
  • Managing the Company’s audit, tax and tax-credit filings
  • Evaluating operating results in terms of costs, budgets, policies, and trends and working with the Company’s suppliers to drive procurement efficiency

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and directs the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, annual budgets and periodic forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures
  • Ensures that accounting policies comply with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”), tax requirements, and other management reporting requirements
  • Forecasts short-term and long-term cash requirements and obligations
  • Responsible for property, sales & use tax, local corporate, payroll and other miscellaneous taxes as well as business registrations
  • Assures protection of assets through proper insurance coverage
  • Ensure processes and controls are documented and designed to meet the needs of a growing business
  • Oversee accounts receivable, accounts payable and capital expense functions
  • Provide technical accounting guidance to the team and ensure compliance to latest pronouncements
  • Ensure appropriate accounting and financial policies are in place and maintain a policies manual to facilitate financial governance across the business
  • Work alongside other key finance stakeholders to create dashboards and departmental KPIs that will support the business
  • Manage external audit
  • Own relationship with external auditors, tax advisors and other third parties providing financial advice
  • Partner with CFO to ensure optimal tax structures, planning and decision making
  • Oversee preparation, filing and audits of U.S. tax returns to cover federal, state, local, property taxes
  • Provides leadership and direction on other key finance/accounting projects and ad hoc needs as requested by organizational leadership

Experience and Qualifications: Part of Terray’s success is nurtured by a hands-on work environment where everyone is accountable, vested in a vision of excellence, and actively taking part in the success of the business. Terray supports a positive work environment where employees can feel engaged, recognized and empowered to be creative.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or BA in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution. CMA or CPA preferred, MBA is a plus
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively more experience, to include 3 years in a controller position in a company of comparable size and complexity; or a combination of education and experience that would enable performance of the full scope of the position
  • Strong working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis, GAAP rules, and Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret financial statements and reports
  • Advanced competency in financial management and accounting software
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and industry regulations
  • Extensive experience in corporate finances, auditing, and performance management
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills for budgeting/forecasting combined with strong attention to detail
  • Experience establishing, implementing, and adhering to process improvement initiatives within a high growth environment
  • Superb organizational and time management abilities
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills

 

Apply for this Job

* Required