Manager Or Director Of Finance & Administration

Tetrascience Boston , MA 02108

Posted 2 months ago

TetraScience is currently looking for a Director or Manager of Finance & Administration to join our fast-growing company. In this role, you will manage a diverse portfolio of functions including accounting, FP&A, and administration. You must be analytically inclined and data-driven to develop strategies and processes to manage the complexity of a fast-growing software business. You should also enjoy problem solving, have an entrepreneurial spirit and drive, and have the desire to constantly exceed expectations.

TetraScience is on a mission to bring key elements of the research and scientific process into the digital age via our proprietary, SaaS-based product suite. If youre excited about a fast-paced environment that requires constant learning, flexibility, and tangible impact, all while working on one of the worlds greatest problems, this is the role for you.

How You Will Contribute

  • Deliver accurate and timely financial reporting and accounting information
  • Oversee cash management, cost control, and risk management
  • Verify and post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records, and prepare supporting account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports
  • Lead the annual audit process and quarterly and annual budgeting process
  • Administer all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep the Leadership Team informed of the organizations ongoing financial status
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting and have oversight over all bank accounts and investment vehicles to maintain adequate working capital and return
  • Provide financial information to meet the needs of managers, including customized financial reports, costing templates, trend analysis, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with payroll vendor to prepare and input payroll, including distribution and reporting processes; calculation of wages, overtime and deductions; and the maintenance of on-site employee records to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Oversee the contract billing and collection schedule
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, local and any other financial, tax reporting and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain adequate insurance coverage to meet the changing needs of the organization
  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/reporting system
  • Provide consistent rolling forecasts and forward visibility on key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Provide support to Human Resources and Operations
  • Work closely with the COO and CEO to communicate capital management to the Board and shareholders while also contributing to any new capital formation efforts


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • 5-7 years in financial administration with progressive growth in responsibility.
  • Prior responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, preferably in a SaaS company.
  • Solid understanding of SaaS revenue recognition.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing accounting software installations and managing relationships with accounting software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
  • A successful track record in setting and successfully executing on priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task and have an impact on many parts of the organization.
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills that support and enable decision making.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a multicultural environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example.


  • Competitive salary and equity and in a fast growing company
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Generous Parental Leave (maternity, paternity) Policy
  • Catered team lunch every Wednesday and a variety of free snacks
  • Convenient location in Downtown Crossing area; close to the T and South Station
  • Open office environment for maximum collaboration
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