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Controller - VP Finance

About Inscopix:

Our vision at Inscopix is to drive new treatments to dramatically improve the health and well-being of people suffering from debilitating brain and nervous system disorders. Inscopix’s flagship products, nVista and nVoke, are deployed in over 350 research institutions across the world resulting in over 65 top-tier scientific publications and empowering breakthroughs in Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, psychiatric disorders, chronic pain, and addiction. Based in Palo Alto, the Inscopix team brings together deep domain expertise in neuroscience, engineering, and data science.   Advised by academic and industry luminaries and backed by leading institutional investors, Inscopix has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and by Deloitte as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies.

About the Role:

Inscopix is growing and is looking for its first full time Controller or VP Finance.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone to make an impact on our organization and lead the accounting/finance function through tremendous growth and change. We’re looking for someone that can provide strategic thought to the leadership team and lay the foundational work to scale, while also willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done needed today. 


Additional Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the existing team responsible for all aspects of accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, tax, and payroll. 

  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement to identify, develop, and implement process changes to increase efficiency, ensure accurate monthly reporting, and streamline accounting processes

  • Play a lead role in the preparation of financial updates, analysis, and board content for leadership team, Board of Directors, and investors

  • Partner with the operations and commercial teams to develop "one source of truth" on inventory and unit fulfillment data.

  • Manage the accounting close on a monthly basis including but not limited to preparing and reviewing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Prepare technical accounting memorandums as needed as well as continue to improve on and strengthen the internal control environment

  • Implement new tools (ERP projects as well as excel projects) to aid in the accounting close to increase efficiency

  • Manage annual audits, filings, taxes, and corporate accounting activities

  • Ensure compliance with all federal research grant programs, including the proper tracking of expenses and timely completion of audits

  • Undertake financial reporting – Monthly, Quarterly, Annually – and work with third parties on potential audits

What We’re Looking For:

  • 8+ years experience in Accounting and Finance, including at least 5 years of management experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • CPA license in good standing (inactive OK) is preferred

  • Highly organized, adaptable, able to flourish in fast-paced startup environment

  • Strong prioritization skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience in due diligence of an investment financing, venture capital or acquisition

  • Excel wizard

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems/processes and then train others

Other Details:

This role will be based in Palo, Alto, CA and report to the CEO.  


Inscopix is an equal opportunity employer.

Inscopix welcomes and values diversity. Our technology impacts all people, regardless of the person’s background, demographic, and beliefs; therefore, we believe it’s even more critical we employ people that are reflect of the diversity of people our technology is set out to help.  Inscopix is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Employment decisions at Inscopix are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity and/or expression, ethnic or national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical or genetic history or any other protected status. 


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