Viscira is an innovative, fast-growing company dedicated to the development of new-media communication solutions and interactive software applications for the life sciences industry. Our current customers include major pharma and biotech companies such as Amgen, Genentech, BMS, Johnson & Johnson, Allergan, Novartis, Galderma, Abbott, Celgene etc.
As part of our growth plans, the company was acquired by WPP, the world's largest communications services group, employing 190,000 people working in 3,000 offices in 112 countries.
The Controller will be responsible for all core Viscira financial and bookkeeping activities working in coordination with the company’s CEO, COO, CFO and CPA firm. The position will lead and manage the Finance and Accounting function to provide general accounting, financial analysis, reporting, and budgetary controls. This position will supervise the Finance and Accounting team, including organizing, staffing, evaluating, directing and motivating the team (currently includes two additional people).
S/he will report to the President & CEO of the company, but will also work closely with the company’s HR Director, Office Manager and other members of the Viscira executive team (COO, CFO, VP of Business Development, VP of Production, etc.). The Controller will also collaborate closely with corporate finance staff from Sudler and WPP in NY.
The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, possess excellent organizational and analytical skills and work effectively with individuals at various levels in the organization (executive, sales, finance, operations, etc.). Candidate should be capable of playing a hands-on role, a self-starter, demonstrate sound judgment and resourcefulness in decision making and problem solving, and think and work independently while also being a team player. Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills are a must.
Viscira, a division of Suder & Hennessey, is an equal opportunities employer AA M/F/Veteran/Disability