BridgeBio Remote - United States Accounting & Finance

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About BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics & BridgeBio Pharma

BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics (“BBOT”) develops novel therapeutics to address dire unmet needs in oncology. Led by top scientists with extensive track records in drug development, like Frank McCormick and Eli Wallace, our team utilizes structure-based drug discovery techniques to target some of oncology’s most challenging and validated molecular targets, including KRAS and PI3Kα. We are focused and committed to patients, scientific excellence, and operational agility, and we understand that every minute counts in our efforts to develop new therapies to transform the lives of people living with cancer. Our main offices and oncology laboratory are located in the Bay Area, though our colleagues and collaborators span the country and globe.

BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas, including genetic, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, and renal disease. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Who You Are

As the Controller of our pre-IPO biotech, you will play a crucial role in shaping our financial strategy, ensuring compliance, and establishing robust financial systems. Reporting directly to the Head of Business Development, you will oversee all aspects of financial management and accounting functions, providing leadership and guidance to the finance team.


Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Design and manage the monthly closing process adequate to ensure timely and accurate financial statements
  • Conduct thorough financial analysis to support strategic decision-making and optimize operational efficiency
  • Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial metrics to monitor business performance

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Collaborate with department heads to develop annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts
  • Monitor budget performance, identify variances, and provide insights to management for course correction as necessary
  • Continuously refine budgeting and forecasting processes to improve accuracy and efficiency

Internal Controls and Compliance:

  • Establish and maintain strong internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with external auditors for periodic audits and ensure timely completion of audit procedures
  • Stay updated on relevant accounting standards and regulatory changes impacting the biotech industry

IPO Readiness:

  • Work closely with external auditors and legal team to prepare financial documentation and disclosures for the IPO process
  • Ensure compliance with SEC regulations and GAAP standards in all financial reporting and disclosures
  • Support due diligence efforts and interface with external stakeholders, including underwriters and legal counsel

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the finance team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement
  • Promote professional development and skill enhancement initiatives to build a high-performing finance organization
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments to drive financial literacy and accountability throughout the organization

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in financial management, accounting, or auditing roles, with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership capacity
  • Prior experience in the biotechnology or life sciences industry highly preferred; familiarity with pre-IPO and IPO processes is a plus
  • Strong technical accounting skills and proficiency in GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Exceptional analytical abilities and strategic thinking skills, with a demonstrated track record of driving financial performance
  • Proven leadership and team-building capabilities, with the ability to inspire and motivate others towards achieving common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders
  • High degree of integrity, ethics, and professionalism, with a commitment to upholding the highest standards of financial integrity and compliance

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time 
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated salary range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions based in other states.
$220,000$265,000 USD



BridgeBio Remote - United States Accounting & Finance

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