Financial Controller

Evaxion Biotech Copenhagen Full-time
Salary Competitive
At Evaxion, you will be working together with dedicated colleagues in an inspiring and fast-moving environment that cultivates a collaborative and innovative spirit. With a flat organizational structure, we incentivize all employees to take on a high level of responsibility and participate in the decision-making process. Evaxion operates in a true Project Organization fostering a creative and open-minded environment with a clear mission to improve global health and you can be part of it.

Would you like to work in an innovative company pioneering treatments against cancer and infectious diseases? Are you self-directed and thrive in a fast-paced environment?  We are looking for a financial controller to take on a key position in an exciting company, where projects are constantly evolving to reach our aspirations.


Evaxion Biotech is a combined biotech and software company in rapid growth. In just a few years we’ve grown from a few people to a team of +30 employees, who uses artificial intelligence to shape the future of medicine. We are seeking an experienced controller with strong IFRS accounting experience, who will make it his/her mission to take charge of our accounting processes and leadership in strengthening our finance function.

You will be responsible for managing our accounting processes including but not limited to assembling and reporting actual expenses related to budgets, timely closing of the books on a quarterly basis as well as reporting results, bank and cash management. You will work as a strong team lead within the accounting/finance department and take point on quarterly reviews and annual audit processes, enhance control of spending, payables, receivables, order-to-cash, investment capital inflows, bank account reconciliation, etc.    


Your responsibilities:

  • Daily management of all financial transactions, external bookkeeping and other presently outsourced functions as required

  • Establishing, monitoring, and enforcing financial policies and procedures around IFRS standards and new pronouncements

  • Implement, monitor, and enforce internal controls of financial reporting

  • Provide status on actuals vs. budgets and AP, AR, COH 

  • Serve as an informal “internal audit” lead and take point with external auditors 

  • Work with CFO to collect and analyze financial and accounting data

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate IFRS standards. 


The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree or above in business, accounting or related field with +10 years of relevant experience. The candidate should enjoy working in a small, fast paced, and entrepreneurial environment.  Having a public accounting background and/or experience working in a public company, is preferred.


You should have/be:

·       Proven industry experience as an accountant 

·       IFRS experience 

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills

·       Impeccable analytical and organizational skills 

·       Self-motivated and self-directed. 


It would also be great if you have:

·       Strong knowledge of detailed financial data analysis 

·       Knowledge of tax compliance regulation and reporting 

·       Public company experience as a controller


To apply for this position, please send your written application and CV to us through the Hub.

For further information, please contact Glenn Vraniak, CFO, at +1 (513) 476-2669 

Deadline for applications is February 4th, 2020 with interviews conducted continually. 

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
Evaxion Biotech

Evaxion Biotech is a Copenhagen-based startup discovering and developing ‘best in class’ vaccines for cancer and infectious diseases using cutting-edge immunology, bioinformatics, and machine learning.At Evaxion you will be working in an inspiring, creative and fast-moving startup environment where you will get the opportunity to make your mark and propel your career.

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