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Eureka Therapeutics, Inc.
Emeryville, CA
Start date
Nov 8, 2022

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Administration, Accounting
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
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About Us:

Eureka Therapeutics is a venture-backed biotech company focused on developing novel T cell-based immunotherapies for hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Our unique platform is aimed at developing safe and effective genetically engineered T cells against surface cancer antigens as well as TCR-mimic antibodies, which recognize previously inaccessible cancer antigens specific for solid tumors. We have built a strong pipeline of innovative drugs, with the most advanced candidates in clinical stage. In addition to our internal drug discovery programs, Eureka has ongoing partnerships with several major pharma and academic centers of excellence. To learn more about us, please visit our website at

Job Description:

The Controller is a CPA and the senior-most member of the accounting team and trusted partner of the CFO. He/she will be responsible for all accounting and financial reporting activities including optimizing the close process, strengthening and maintaining internal controls in a SOX-compliant manner, and managing key relationships with external accounting and audit service providers. The successful candidate will have public biotech company experience with the ability to prepare the company for IPO and SEC reporting requirements.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting of Eureka’s financial statements under GAAP.
  • Develop new and improve existing financial policies, procedures and controls to support growth, including SOX-compliance. Initially to include selection and oversight of vendor providing internal audit function.
  • Stay abreast of key technical accounting pronouncements, analyze risks and benefits, and manage the adoption.
  • Oversee external reporting process to ensure timely SEC filings, including coordinating with key executives, audit firm, and legal.
  • Review contracts and agreements and identify areas with potentially complex accounting treatment.
  • Lead, mentor and grow a dedicated team of finance professionals.
  • Monitor the company’s tax reporting and filing requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Bachelors or Master’s in Finance, Accounting or Business. CPA required.
  • 7 + years of experience in a biotech company.
  • Big 4 experience a plus.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills-demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.

For the best fit, the candidate should be a fast learner who is detail-oriented and results-driven with outstanding organizational skills, and a team player with strong interpersonal and communications skills and capable of working collaboratively with colleagues. The candidate should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities and willing to take additional responsibilities outside of initial job description.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume or CV and cover letter to Jobscore. All submissions will be evaluated, and interviews will be conducted for those applicants who most strongly fit our needs. If you are not contacted for an interview, your resume will remain on file and active for available positions for a period of one year.

Eureka Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, veteran status, medical conditions, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law.

If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any employees at Eureka Therapeutics, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Eureka Therapeutics is not liable for and will not pay agency fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company’s gift to Eureka Therapeutics and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.

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