Director of Finance and Operations

Sunrise Labs, a rapidly growing leader in medical product development and award recipient of the best company to work for in NH, is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for strategic and tactical financial management as well as operations support. The person will lead a team to innovate, deploy, and manage our business and financial processes and systems in an environment of continuous improvement and dedication to customer satisfaction. This role is a leadership team member and works in a cross-functional environment.

At Sunrise you will:

  • Lead all accounting operations while driving automation to ensure accurate and auditable results in accordance with GAAP; provide mentorship and leadership to all direct reports to expand their career growth and satisfaction
  • Lead FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) with Executive Management to develop long-range financial projections and key operational enablers
  • Develop, measure, and communicate key financial performance metrics of our business; evaluate our financial performance and productivity against industry benchmarks; innovate and work with Executive Management to develop strategies to close any gaps and improve performance
  • Manage the communication of key client project financial information to Executive Management, Program Teams, and external clients
  • Work with Program Managers to track and report program execution costs (actual and projected) along with program budgets; successfully resolve any budgetary issues with Program Managers and Clients
  • Be responsible for all Sunrise cash management; manage timely monthly and yearly financial close processes
  • Establish and maintain detailed departmental budgets and KPIs working closely with Department leaders
  • Be responsible for tax strategy, projections, and filings with our tax accountants; assist our tax accountants on any related matters
  • Own and manage internal self-audits and external audits with outside auditors
  • Maintain compliance with all federal and state laws for our multiple sites
  • Assist Human Resources in evaluating employee benefit plans such as 401K and health plans
  • Provide detailed analyses on staffing composition across Sunrise to help inform future hiring decisions
  • Lead the creation, execution, and ongoing audit of legal agreements (e.g., Master Service Agreements, NDAs) with Clients, Employees, Contractors, and Vendors
  • Provide leadership for multiple site facility planning, lease executions, and management
  • Oversee all purchasing services for internal and Client project work driving end Client satisfaction
  • Maintain strong banking and insurance relationships.
  • Other as deemed appropriate by the President/CEO

We will look for:

  • A BS or MS in Finance and/or Accounting or MBA
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience leading the financial and operational functions of a $25MM+ size company
  • Competency with databases, accounting software with a labor-management component, and CRM systems
  • Display high integrity, emotional intelligence, and empathy
  • The majority of our employees choose a hybrid remote/in-office work experience
  • Experience in Client communication and engagements
  • Experience in defining and delivering productivity improvements in the professional services field

You will stand out with:

  • Experience in defining and delivering productivity improvements in the professional services field
  • Experience in Client communication and engagements
  • Familiarity with common legal docs such as NDAs, MSAs, and leases
  • Excellent communications
  • Experience configuring ERP systems such as Unanet

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