Chief Financial Officer

Newark, CA
Jul 17, 2021
Administration, Finance
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Are you ready to join a rapidly growing, innovative, clinical-stage, precision oncology powerhouse? Rain Therapeutics is committed to building a passionate team of core scientific, clinical, regulatory, and business leaders to bring new therapies for cancer patients struggling with limited treatment options.  Our focus has been and will continue to be new oncology therapeutics based on targeting the biological drivers of the cancer, regardless of tumor type.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reporting to the CEO, serves as a key strategic thought partner to the CEO and senior team, as well a leader with external constituents. He/she will be responsible for working with the CEO and Board of Directors (BOD) to develop and execute the financial strategy and operations that support the Company’s business objectives and plans. The CFO will also play a lead role in positioning the Company to investors and provide input and perspective on all significant business decisions. The CFO will be a strong voice in the setting of strategic and operating plans, including successful commercial launch of a drug product into the market.

The CFO will lead the Company’s financial operations and ensure that the company, leadership team, and the board have a clear understanding of operating performance and risks as it relates to all budgeted and forecasted goals. The CFO will be responsible for all finance functions, including financial and expense projections, fundraising, investor relations, deal analysis, procurement, financial reporting, compliance, controls, budgeting, pricing, tax and treasury. In addition, the CFO will also lead Facilities and IT functions of the Company.

Key Performance Objectives:
Contribute actively to the development and execution of the company’s strategic and business plans. Work closely with the senior management team and BOD to evaluate company portfolio and operations, maintaining and improving financial flexibility and enhancing the company’s overall financial position.

Serve as a key spokesperson for the company to the investment community, ensuring transparency in communications, while positioning the company in a compelling way to current and prospective investors.

Lead, manage and direct all financial affairs of the company including: financial planning, forecasting and budgeting, treasury, tax, audit, regulatory filings and compliance, finance operations including accounts payable, internal control and timely close of financial reporting each month. Also, ensure the integrity and compliance of all financial and regulatory reporting, controls, systems, policies, and procedures.

Provide overall leadership to the management reporting, financial planning, and budgeting processes. Lead efforts to improve the analytical rigor of the finance team so that business decisions throughout the organization are informed by analytical insight.

Interface directly with the Board and Audit Committee of the Board, ensuring they have a clear sense of the overall financial health and potential risk areas of the company. Maintain prudent risk policies and exposures and establish balance sheet management and forecasting discipline.

Required and Preferred Education and Experience:
Strong finance-based analytical skills with experience in strategic planning, 15+ years of finance experience requited, of which at least ten (10) years are of senior financial leadership experience in the biotech industry, and at least three (3) years as Chief Financial Officer of a public company.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related is required. CFA, CPA, MBA or a related postgraduate business degree is preferred.
  • Ability to prepare for and conduct successful financing. A demonstrated track record of serving as a business partner to the CEO, the board, and the senior leadership team to influence business decisions. Extensive experience in supporting successful commercial launch of drug product in the market. Proven ability to work with his/her peers across all functions are essential.
  • Must have the highest level of integrity, a strong work ethic and a high degree of professionalism working within a diverse workforce

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

Rain Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Rain are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.