Job Description

The Discovery Labs, a private-equity backed life sciences company, is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer. We are the first company capitalizing on the intersection of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP), Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT), future work space environments, co-working, and real estate. This is a tremendous opportunity for a results-oriented leader to create, inspire and execute on a shared strategic vision for a mission-driven enterprise while participating in an ultra generous compensation package.

There is a life sciences revolution occurring being driven by the tremendous demand for cell and gene therapies. This demand coupled with the desire for collaboration, the availability of capital, regulatory mind shifts, technological developments, and bottlenecks in supply chains are creating tremendous opportunities for first movers and service providers. The Discovery Labs platform supports and drives this new environment by creating space for CGT Manufacturing, Research and Discovery and the all supporting services.

Responsibilities

Strategic Financial Leadership
Spearhead the organization’s capital strategy and objectives consistent with the overall financial plan
Establish capital raising and financial action plans and timelines in line with goals and objectives
Establish relationships with financial partners
Data-driven decision-making
Accounting Oversight
Steer companies towards profitability
GAAP accounting and reporting
Set and enforce all accounting policies
Develop best practices
Work with auditors, tax accountants and business partners
Skill Set/Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
Experience in a strong public accounting firm and have a current CPA license
Ten (10) years of proven successful experience as CFO
Staff Management
Hire, motivate, develop, and retain the best and brightest talent
Monitor team member goals and hold accountable
Manage conflict, build consensus, and facilitate problem-solving and collaboration
Experience in Viral Vector Manufacturing, Cell and Gene Therapy and/or Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products is required.
Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in life sciences

About Us

The Discovery Labs is a global company bringing together people who change the world we live in by creating lifesaving, life-changing and life-enhancing products. We have re-imagined the work space and deliver a collaborative, innovative co-working environment for healthcare, life science and technology companies. Our size enables startup to enterprise companies, and everyone in between, to cohabit in a millennial-centric, uber-social, collaborative co-working environment formerly restricted to startups. We provide unparalleled infrastructure allowing businesses to utilize their capital for scientific discovery and life enriching product creation. Discovery Labs is constructing the first fully-integrated environment for academic institutions, Big Pharma, emerging biotech, tech-enabled/enhanced and high-tech companies to “cohabitate” under one roof.

Our infrastructure and design supports camaraderie by offering areas for connectivity including giant atrium, social dining spots, fitness sites, indoor tracks, outdoor hiking trails, and collaborative corridors. Discovery Labs is the place where creative thought is inspired, execution reigns and the best and brightest reside.

We are building a strong executive team for an exciting company!!

Job Type: Full-time

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