Topic: Boston, MA
Subject: Search alert: Head of Finance (VP/SVP level) VC-funded, in a GMO development firm
Our mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Ginkgo is constructing, editing, and redesigning the living world in order to answer the globe's growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. Our bioengineers make use of an in-house automated foundry for designing and building new organisms. Today, our foundry is developing over 40 different organisms to make different products across multiple industries.
We're looking for a highly motivated, dynamic individual to lead our Finance team. Reporting directly to our Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Finance will oversee all aspects of our finance and accounting operations, from financial analytics and reporting to budgeting, forecasting, optimization, and more. This role will be integral to the success of Ginkgo's financial infrastructure by managing the financial planning and analysis necessary to inform critical business decisions and support our continued growth.
As a seasoned financial executive, you have an acute understanding of how a company's resources can (and should) be used to achieve its strategic goals. You're adept at balancing risks and opportunities with the support of superior financial modeling, and excel at reporting financial information in a clear and concise way. Plus, your passion for science and technology, combined with your experience in the industry, allow you to thrive in fast-paced environments and work effectively within cross-functional teams.
This search is being managed by Christopher Brzozka at Robert Half. Thanks to Mahendra Pattni, who passed in on t0 FENG.