CFO | VC-Backed Biotech Start-Up | Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
US$250000 - US$300000 per annum + + Bonus + Equity
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CFO | VC-Backed Biotech Start-Up | Boston

CFO | VC-Backed Biotech Start-Up | Boston

The Client

Harmonic are proud to be working with one of Boston's most promising BioTech start-ups that are using cutting-edge technology to change the lives of many. They are backed by a selection of the most respected VC funds and have successfully closed a significant Series B raise of $35m. They are working with some of the most innovative technology in both software and devices to help improve the lives of millions across the country.

Turnover is on track to grow at 300% in 2022 having jumped from $3m to $10m in 2021. The investment is earmarked to support with a period of significant expansion into international markets and the launch of new product lines. There is also scope for M&A activity.

This business is based in one of the liveliest areas of central Boston and is known for a non-corporate, incredibly fast-paced, yet supportive culture. They pride themselves on hiring the best and brightest and have a passionate team that is laser focused on scaling Boston's next big BioTech success story.

The Role

This role will suit a leader that enjoys wearing many hats, being quite hands-on and getting involved with business. The Senior leadership team are passionate about high-growth biotech. This person will also help them bring accounting in house when the business is ready to.


  • Partner with the CEO to develop short- and long-term strategy
  • Drive international expansion strategy supporting product launches and market entry
  • Work on potential M&A projects and new market opportunities
  • Develop a world class forecasting and planning function (FP&A)
  • Build and improve financial models to support expansion
  • Build relationships with, and partner with the wider leadership team to bring improved financial ownership of the presentation of Board Packs and Investor Information
  • Build and manage a financial reporting function to deliver on SEC reporting and SOX 404 compliance.
  • Build, train and mentor a strong finance team
  • Regular liaison with external stakeholders
  • Extensive ad-hoc projects

What you need:

  • Biotech experience
  • Passionate about start-ups
  • Passionate about technology
  • Excellent communicator
  • Expert in building out finance and supporting teams
  • Strategic thinker with excellent communication skills

What we'd like to see:

  • MBA
  • Experience taking businesses public

Salary: $250,000 - $300,000 + Bonus + Generous Equity/ Share Options + Benefits Package

Location: Boston, MA (Hybrid)

Please get in touch with Gursimran at for more information.

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