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Director of Finance

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG)

General Information

Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Organization: ThreeWire, Inc.

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Director of Finance, at our Eden Prairie location, provides key financial support for the ThreeWire business unit of WCG including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, dashboard creation, and monthly expense reviews. This role reports directly to Finance and will contribute to the scaling of the accounting and finance processes across the WCG Finance function. The Director of Finance is also a key member of the WCG ThreeWire team and leads the budgeting and forecasting processes involving all departments and functions. Partners with business development and operations specifically on an ongoing basis to understand the business and build budgeting and forecasting tools that provide reliable information.  Provides insights into financial performance through data-driven analysis, forecasting and reporting of key operational and financial metrics.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Accounting; or 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Graduate Degree
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CMA (Certified Management Accountant) preferred, not required

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of progressive growth in accounting operations and 1-2 years of experience with financial analysis.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and assist in preparation of financial reports and statements.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively take the initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with all levels of staff and clients
  • Exceptional level of customer service, professionalism, accuracy and detail.
  • Ability to hire, develop and manage staff, directly or indirectly.
  • Process improvement driven and willingness to share ideas and recommendations.
  • High level of comfort with technology tools; strong Excel and NetSuite knowledge required; familiarity with NetSuite Advanced Revenue Manager would be beneficial.
  • Experience in the Life Sciences industry is a plus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Participate in division and corporate wide Finance projects and initiatives which have broad scope across the business.
  • Lead the monthly financial close process while in compliance with the close calendar through the preparation and distribution of the P&Ls, balance sheet, cash flow and other key financial statements.
  • Collaborate with the operational teams to ensure proper billing and revenue recognition.
  • Provide support and operational analysis to assist the GM and ThreeWire management team in the management of the business.
  • Prepare monthly accounting compliance and financial reporting packages.
  • Supervise staff accountants including order management, revenue recognition, bank reconciliations and general ledger account maintenance while continuing to develop new skills.
  • Generate ad hoc metrics and reporting including employee utilization and project profitability and analyze for issues and opportunities.
  • Lead the budget and forecast preparation in partnership with PE division CFO. 
  • Assist in the annual pricing strategy and document list prices and changes to list prices each year. 
  • Assist as needed in the QC and review of budgets for proposals, contracts and change orders.
  • Identify, make recommendations and assist in the implementation of new procedures and processes specific to the accounting workflow and internal controls.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Overall responsibility of management including direction, coordination, performance, and evaluation of the assigned team and staff. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.

ABOUT US: 

ThreeWire, a member of the WIRB-Copernicus Group, is a leader in clinical trial recruitment and direct-to-patient marketing. Since 1999,ThreeWirehas been helping pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies achieve their patient recruitment, enrollment and retention goals.

Posted: 2021-04-30 Expires: 2021-06-03

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