Rapidly growing Venture Capital Firm is seeking a Senior Finance / Accounting Associate to join their corporate HQ in Cambridge (Harvard Square). As a VC firm, they are part laboratory, part investment company seeking to build businesses from the ground up and presently invested in 3 portfolio companies (mostly all within the Biotech space & all in-house). This is a great opportunity to work alongside an amazing executive team and join an energized company known for having a great culture with fantastic perks (relaxed dress code, free gym, free coffee/snacks/breakfast, beautiful & newly renovated office space, etc.)
They need someone who is comfortable in a start-up culture where you’re expected to wear “multiple hats”. Immediate responsibility will focus on providing all the finance & accounting support for the 3 portfolio companies which will include budgeting, forecasting, general accounting, and internal reporting to the CEO & Directors. This is a highly visible role which sits in close proximity to the CEO, CFO, and Director of accounting.
Work with the CFO and Directors to create/track expense budgets for portfolio companies
Review of actual vs. forecasted budgets
Revenue & Expense analysis
Assist in managing daily accounting operations including monthly close, AP/AR, payroll support, capital asset reconciliation, debt reporting, etc.
Monitor accounting data and produce financial reporting/statements.
Assist management in tracking key performance metrics
Assist in Coordinating with external resources in order to complete annual audits and tax preparation
Ad hoc projects as required
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance
3+ years of finance/accounting experience
CPA / MSA a plus
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment