Director of Finance

Israel / Netherlands 

About the position:

We are looking for a Director of Finance to manage all operating financials, FP&A, and financial reporting for the Company. You will also oversee our finance and accounting vendors, including our auditors. You will be working closely with the Company’s COO and financial advisors and auditors. 

This position is multifaceted requiring strong analytical abilities, strong attention to detail with the ability to understand and visualize the big picture and executive needs. 

It is a great position for you if you*:

 

  • Are an Excel-wiz who likes to plan, track and model financials 

  • Have flawless attention to detail (you can spot the smallest errors in an excel or an FS) – but also know how to translate this to sharp, simplified and clear messages (and nice PPT slides!)

  • Have an amazing ability to effectively conceptualize, visualize and convey financial matters to financial and non-financial executives

  • Are comfortable with multi-tasking and quick shifting between needs and projects – and capacity to handle many concurrent tasks (some operational and some strategic) 

  •  Are independent, have strong self-discipline and thrive when given space and flexibility with minimal structure and guidance 

  • Are efficient and effective working remotely

  • Have demonstrated influencing skills and able to motivate people to provide you with necessary information 

* Please read the above section carefully to make sure this is the right fit for you

Professional qualifications:

  • CPA, graduate of one of the leading accounting firms, with 5+ years proven experience as finance manager / controller in a start-up/global environment (in biotech/healthcare – preferred)

  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles and best practices (working under US GAAP is MUST, experience in IPO/NYSE – preferred)

  • Native English speaker with excellent communications skills 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on management and oversight of the company’s financial operations including FP&A, cash flow, and oversight of external bookkeepers, accounts payable, payroll and banking transactions

  • Build and manage the accounting and reporting function including monthly closing, review and prepare journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and internal control work (in compliance with accounting policies & procedures), including accruals and stock compensation entries

  • Work closely with independent auditors e.g. on required reviews, annual audits etc. 

  • Set up and oversee the company’s finance systems 

  •  Working with the company’s COO to:

    • Prepare company’s ongoing financial updates to the BOD, as well as quarterly and annual financial statements and tax filings (working with our independent auditors and financial advisors)

    • Develop, coordinate and track company budget and forecasts

    •  Prepare and manage other aspects of financial planning and operations e.g. tax evaluations, insurance policies

  • Support company’s vendor negotiations and management e.g. obtain and maintain financial benchmarks, financial oversight 

Location/Time/travel:

  • This is a full-time position 

  • Flexible schedule in hybrid model (mostly remote, some office days)  

  • Requires frequent calls with Europe and North America 

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV to