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Director of Finance

  • Location

    Rockville, Maryland

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    Aimee Sharpe

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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My team and I are partnered with a growing biotech company located out of Rockville, Maryland looking for a Director of Finance to build out their finance and accounting department in the US. Partnering heavily with their Chinese counterparts, this role will be the first person in the department and run the US accounting and finance operations for the global institute. 

This role is 100% in office and sits out of Rockville, Maryland- relocation packages are available 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for local accounting work of US subsidiary- including CA and Maryland office now. Lead a finance team of 1-2 person according to the business development of the company in the future.
  • Establishment of U.S. overall internal control systems and processes.
  • Risk management on policies, government, assets, etc. of the US company.
  • Share the whole organization, culture, policies of the group and promote the implementation in the US. company.
  • Assist the business (scientists) to rationalize specific work processes and coordinate relevant resources to help the business team scientists.
  • Assisting the business department in preparing some business-type documents, as necessary.


  • 8 years relevant experience in finance department, experience in R&D related finance in life-science or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to present complex concepts to an audience of varying expertise
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and provide high levels leadership
  • Ability to adapt to changes in office technology, equipment, and/or processes
  • Proficiency in Mandarin preferred
  • Strong working knowledge in USGAAP and US taxation


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