Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting

8 - 10 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
8 - 10 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Manager, Accounting and Financial Reporting will be responsible for managing the preparation of US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, oversight of the design and execution of controls within the internal control framework, review of the transfer pricing and tax provisions and interfacing with the external auditors for completion of quarterly reviews and annual audits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

These may include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare the SEC 10- Q, 10-K and 8-k filings and earnings releases
  • Maintain the SEC and close calendar for communication of deadlines to the stakeholders
  • Coordinate the review of the SEC documents with internal and external resources
  • Compile and quality review of support binders for the related filings
  • Lead the internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance design
  • Manage and execute controls within the internal control framework
  • Review and update of process narratives and control matrices for SOX compliance
  • Lead the SOX coordination of testing and documentation of the control environment by internal and external resources
  • Assist the Tax Director with the preparation of documents needed for the Company’s income tax provision
  • Perform the review of the transfer pricing and tax provision prepared by the tax resources

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft technical memorandums/white papers documenting accounting positions taken by the Company
  • Assess opportunities for efficiency within the financial statement close process
  • Support of forecasting and projecting processes requested by business partners
  • Special projects as required
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES RECOMMENDED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 7+ years of experienceCPA licensure with at least 4 years of experience in public accounting

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC financialreporting regulations and requirements, strong technical accounting background is a plus
    Exposure to SEC rules and regulations

  • Solid understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and COSO standards

  • Experience with Workiva and XBRL is a plus

  • Experience working in the life science industry is a plus

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Equipment:   PC, scanners, facsimile machine, voice mail and e-mail systems, and common office machines, or ability to be trained.  Knowledge of other equipment required:

Software Knowledge:  Windows, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).  Knowledge of other software required:

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Legal
  • Investor Relations
  • Internal Auditors
  • External Auditors.

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