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NeuSpera Medical

NeuSpera Medical

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024


Location: Neuspera Medical, Inc. headquarters in San Jose, CA (LOCAL candidates only)

Reporting To: VP Finance


Base Pay: Negotiable

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Individual Contributor

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required

Experience: 8+ years

Manages Others: Not Initially

Industry: Medical Devices

Required Travel: < 10%


Neuspera Medical, Inc. is an exciting early-stage medical device company with a uniquely positioned neuromodulation technology platform, headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Neuspera is committed to developing implantable medical device technology that will improve the lives of patients battling chronic illness. With the first intended indication for use as Urinary Urgency Incontinence (UUI), the platform technology is ultimately designed to deliver targeted bioelectronic medicine for a variety of conditions. Neuspera’s minimally invasive implants with external wearable transmitters offer the possibility for therapies to reach deeper, harder to access anatomical locations in the body.


Take the next step in your career and join Neuspera today to change lives through the products we help create. Here, you will contribute your talents to meaningful projects that impact the lives of patients around the world and develop as an individual by working directly with a team of seasoned experts and rising stars. Our values of accountability, respect, tenacity, results, and integrity are embedded in everything we do. No matter what your role may be, Neuspera strives to ensure all our employees are empowered and given the necessary tools to lead us in our relentless pursuit of success.


The Controller is responsible for providing overall financial oversight of Neuspera’s financial statements. The role involves the active management of the accounting functions, while serving as a valued business partner to the VP of Finance and leadership team of Neuspera. The ability to work in a collaborative manner across various functions of the organizations is essential.

This is a key role in the organization with responsibility and involvement across a broad range of financial and management areas. Specific activities include general accounting, internal controls, business and financial analysis, support of strategic initiatives, insightful management reporting, and implementation of new financial systems and business processes.


  • Manage all aspects of the accounting function including AR, AP, Contract and Cost Accounting
  • In depth knowledge of US GAAP
  • Responsible for timely and accurate, preparation of monthly financial reports (and variance analysis) and other financial information in accordance with GAAP, and the Company specific reporting requirements
  • Responsible for interpretation and analysis of financial information
  • Responsible to partner with the VP of Finance on weekly cash reports, and prepare rolling cash forecasts once every month
  • Responsible for preparation of annual budget and rolling 15 month forecast
  • Monthly variance analysis between actual, budget and forecast
  • Ability to implement, maintain and monitor appropriate financial and internal controls in compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to identify trends and implement corrective actions if necessary
  • Main point of contact for the external auditors including financial, state, local and IRS tax auditors if necessary
  • Attendance of management meetings in San Jose, CA
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • This job description is subject to change at any time


  • Strategic thinking with an ability to translate market needs to Customer Value Propositions and business opportunities
  • The interest and ability to translate strategic planning to tactical execution
  • Active role in refining company business model based on customer touch points and fit to value proposition
  • Collaborate cross functionally to gain alignment and drive timely decision making
  • Building and maintaining a network of clinical Key Opinion Leaders across therapeutic areas relevant for the future of neuromodulation
  • Possess a positive, people-centric leadership style and have a track record of enhancing a culture where people love to work, grow their capabilities, and do their best work in pursuit of a vision
  • Proven leader with a strong results orientation, positive “hands on” attitude, and sense of urgency


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA is a plus but not required
  • 8+ years of broad accounting experience including but not limited to: cost accounting, financial reporting, planning and forecasting, accounts receivable, cash management, consolidations, foreign currency and taxes
  • Medical device manufacturing required. A background in Urology / Uro-Gynecology or neuromodulation/active implantable devices preferred
  • Must be an experienced accounting system user (currently use QuickBooks) and experience with implementing an ERP is highly desired
  • Must have effective presentation skills and ability to use PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel
  • Results driven, collaborative team player capable of working well with others, as well as autonomously with limited direction
  • Practical experience with all aspects of development and execution of launch and go to market strategies essential desired
  • Strong clinical knowledge and aptitude and comfortable working with physicians in operating room and office setting
  • Excels at seeking influence and facilitating team-based problem solving
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated financial and strategic capabilities
  • Proven experience in strategic and tactical aspects of product launches
  • Ambitious and driven with a flexible mindset to handle changes in dynamic environment that often has ambiguity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Foster work culture of:
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Accountability and teamwork
  • Proactive communication focused on results that is based on facts and is respectful


  • Office
  • Some travel necessary


Based on market data and other factors, the salary range for this position is $170,000 - $195,000. However, a salary higher or lower than this range may be appropriate for a candidate whose qualifications differ meaningfully from those listed in the job description.