Finance and Accounting Manager

Location: Lebanon, NH

Department: Accounting and Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Avitide

Avitide is a biotechnology company that provides a platform technology to rapidly discover and deliver high-performance affinity purification solutions for the biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing industry.  Avitide is seeking a qualified candidate to build upon their motivated and highly integrated, interdisciplinary team to pursue the rapid development of novel affinity separation solutions for our biopharmaceutical partners. The Avitide technology enables its partners with exclusive, high-yield, high purity affinity separation technologies that are delivered with an industry-leading service timeline to reduce cost of manufacturing and accelerate the delivery of new medicines to patients. 

Avitide's founding team brings substantial expertise and a track record of success in commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical discovery and manufacturing platform technologies.  Avitide is financed by top-tier private equity and venture capital firms such as Mithril Capital Management, Polaris Venture Partners, OrbiMed Advisors, SV Life Sciences, NeoMed Management, and Borealis Ventures.

Avitide is located in New Hampshire’s beautiful Upper Connecticut River Valley, and is minutes from Dartmouth College, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.  The surrounding New Hampshire and Vermont areas are renowned for its premier skiing, hiking, kayaking, and biking.  Avitide offers individually tailored compensation packages comprised of competitive salary, bonus, benefits, and equity components.

About This Position

Avitide is establishing an opportunity for an experienced Finance and Accounting Manager to oversee our expanding accounting department and help provide financial insights to improve financial results and operations. The Finance and Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, budgeting, developing internal accounting controls, overseeing the annual financial audit and coordinating tax compliance.  The successful candidate for this position will report directly to our CFO, interact with the entire management team and play an instrumental role in the financial future of the company.  Avitide seeks candidates who are highly self-motivated and can work in a collaborative fashion with other interdisciplinary team members in a fast-paced company.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 5+ years of accounting for for-profit organization
  • CPA, manufacturing and financial analysis experiences a plus

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing and posting daily transactions (cash activity, customer invoicing, etc.)
  • Perform monthly accounting close (prepaids, receivables, accruals, PP&E, revenue recognition, etc.)
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly financial reporting package
  • Analyze monthly/quarterly financial results and provide management team with value-added insights into financial drivers and recommended actions
  • Oversee and drive improvements to financial internal controls
  • Drive improvements to accounting and financial reporting including process improvement, implementing KPI reporting and financial best practices
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly forecast/projections
  • Interact with external auditors to ensure a timely and efficient annual audit
  • Be primary point of contact for external tax preparer and tax agencies (local, state and Federal).

Avitide Cultural Qualities:

  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation
  • Actively contribute to our collaborative team culture
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively under broad directives
  • Agile and quick to adapt
  • Excellent and timely communication skills


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