Director of Operations and Finance (in biotech company that is trying to cure cancer)

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

InProther is a biotech company and our ultimate goal is to cure cancer by developing cancer vaccines and thereby improve the lives of the millions of patients that are diagnosed with cancer each year.

We are basing this bold vision on the groundbreaking research work done by Dr. Peter J. Holst, who was Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen before founding InProTher. InProTher has built a very skilled and diverse team (seven different nationalities so far) that are working out of our office located at the COBIS science park in Copenhagen. InProther is financially backed by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, Innovationsfonden, Vækstfonden and a number of private business angels.


Director of Operations and Finance

We now need YOU to complement our team! You will report to the company’s CEO and CFO and will be a critical member of the director-level management team of the company.

You will support diverse administrative, financial, business and corporate operations, such as budget & financial controlling, internal IT organization, administrative organization, and business development support. The position demands a dynamic, motivated and versatile individual with broad experience in different business aspects, ideally within the entrepreneurial and biotech environment.


Key duties and responsibilities

Finances

  • Support the CFO and Senior Management Team in the budgeting process

  • Financial and budget control and regular reporting to Senior Management

  • Establish invoicing and payment approval processes

  • Grant management and reporting

  • Direct interaction with company banks, accountants, auditors, and tax authorities.

Administration and IT

  • Set up administrative processes within the company (purchases, expenses, payroll, holiday controls, etc.)

  • Set up internal IT processes and filing organization (e-mail accounts, internal folder organization)

  • Ensure GDPR and other legal compliance

  • Office management (communications network, office supplies, office organization, etc.).

Corporate activities

  • Organize board meetings (invitations, agenda, documentation, etc.)

  • Optimize and oversee contract management with providers and advisors: manage CDAs, organize legal review process of contracts, file signed copies of contracts, etc.

  • Populate and keep updated the company data room in preparation for future due diligence process, and organize due diligence processes.

Business development assistance

  • Organization and management of company’s website and social network profiles

  • Organization of press releases and interactions with media

  • Improvement of marketing materials (ppts, website, etc.).

Qualifications, knowledge, and experience

  • Accounting and financial experience

  • Ideally previous experience in start-ups and/or early-stage companies

  • Read, write and speak English fluently.

The successful candidate will/must:

  • Have excellent organizational, people management and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility and self-motivation to get things done and to be hands-on when necessary

  • Have strong problem-solving skills as well as self-confidence and versatility

  • Autonomy and responsibility to make decisions.

For more information or questions please contact us at nhn@inprother.com or phone number +45 25 46 25 80

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

See all 9 benefits

Working at
InProTher

InProther is a biotech company and our ultimate goal is to cure cancer by developing cancer vaccines and thereby improve the lives of the millions of patients that are diagnosed with cancer each year. We are basing this bold vision on the groundbreaking research work done by Dr. Peter J. Holst, who was Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen before founding InProTher. InProTher has built a very skilled and diverse team (seven different nationalities so far) that are working out of our office located at the COBIS science park in Copenhagen. InProther is financially backed by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, Innovationsfonden, Vækstfonden and a number of private business angels.

Read more about InProTher

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