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Corporate Controller

Job Title
Corporate Controller
Job ID
Work Hybrid
Boston,  MA 02108
Other Location
Position: Controller
Department: Finance
Reports to: CFO
Location:  Boston, MA/ On-Site at least 3 times a Week

The Controller is an integral member of the Finance team who is a key contributor in supporting internal and external SEC financial reporting, audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements. This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting operations. The Assistant Controller must be detail oriented, organized, able to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and flexible to manage multiple initiatives in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must possess a “can do” attitude and willingness to roll up his / her sleeves.

  • Manage the Accounts Payable function, including an Accounts Payable Clerk.
  • Assist in the establishment and compliance with accounting policies, processes and internal controls in accordance with US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).
  • Manage timely and accurate monthly financial closings and financial statement preparation in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including the preparation of monthly closing binders.
  • Coordinate with internal departments regarding cost estimates for certain R&D and G&A accruals.
  • Provide key support in the preparation for annual audits and quarterly financial reviews by the external auditing firm E&Y, and manage the related fieldwork.
  • Provide key support in the preparation for SOX compliance testing by the consulting firm RSM and E&Y, and manage the related fieldwork.
  • Provide key support in the preparation of annual 10K and quarterly 10Q SEC filings.
  • Prepare partnership invoices and supporting documentation for cost sharing, expense reimbursements, milestones and other payments.
  • Manage stock option grants, exercises, tracking and reporting in the stock option system E-Trade, as well as Black-Scholes stock option valuations and stock compensation expense calculations.
  • Manage employee expense reimbursements via the Concur system.
  • Lead the annual 401K plan audit by external auditors.
  • Partner with the Senior IT Manager to provide system administrative support for Great Plains and E-Trade.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual proxy statement SEC filing.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual federal and state tax returns.
  • Assist in 401K plan administration by the Finance department.
  • Assist the Manager of Human Resources and Administrative Services in payroll processing management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA required
  • 5+ years of accounting experience with experience in the life sciences industry preferred
  • Experience in supporting external audits and quarterly reviews, and SOX compliance testing required
  • Great Plains and Equity Edge experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Must be detail oriented and ensure the accuracy and completeness in all work product deliverables.
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and willingness to roll-up sleeves
  • Strong communication skills with an internal and external customer focus
  • Continuous mindset for process and efficiency improvements
About AVEO
AVEO Oncology (“AVEO”) is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company committed to providing innovative solutions to improve cancer patients lives. On January 20, 2023, AVEO was acquired by LG Chem, Ltd. (“LG Chem”), establishing a U.S. commercial presence for LG Chem and expanding LG Chem’s global oncology portfolio. AVEO continues to commercialize FOTIVDA® (tivozanib) in the U.S. To learn more about FOTIVDA efficacy, safety, and relevant resources, visit

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