Oversee the accounting close process and continuously improve processes to scale with the organization.
Oversee and ensure accurate and timely preparation of the financial statements.
Ensure external reporting in compliance with SEC regulations including the timely filing of Form 10-K’s, Form 10-Q’s, and proxy requirements.
Oversee external tax advisors to ensure compliance with requiredtax filings and preparation of tax provisions.
Serve as a technical accounting resource for the organization. Document and review technical accounting assessments and conclusions in memos for management and auditors.
Oversee the Company’s SOX compliance, working to strengthen internal controls and ensure the control environment is operating effectively.
Supervise AR, AP, payroll, fixed asset, and revenue recognition activities.
Oversee the accounting for equity awards.
Act as the primary liaison to external auditors and manage all financialaudits and reviews.
Prepare board of director and audit committee packages.
Continue to evolve and develop an accounting department and team that is a partner to the business with an infrastructure that will support significant growth.
Build relationships cross-functionally to foster collaboration both inside and outside of the Finance & Accounting teams.
Lead ad hoc Finance projects as needed.
Education & Requirements
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting with active CPA license required. Minimum 10+ years’ experience in accounting including recent public company experience as the controller or assistant controller.
Big 4 Public Accounting and SEC reporting experiencepreferred.
Proficiency with US GAAPrequired.
Prior employment in a commercial biotech preferred.
Experience implementing/maintaining accounting systems and developing reporting and analytics capabilities. Oracle experiencepreferred.
Collaborative business partner adept in building cross-functional relationships to drive business results.
Proven track record of effective people management.
Exhibits the highest degree of integrity and ethics.
Excellent relationship and communications skills and the ability to quickly establish credibility.
Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.