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  • Location: South Bay, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #554
Healthcare biotech company in the South Bay that really is doing fantastic work for the ill is looking for a Director of SEC Reporting. This role is a key part of the accounting team and is responsible for ensuring GAAP and SEC reporting requirements are met for significant and/or non-routine transactions. The successful candidate needs to have a proven record of leading and motivating high-performing teams in corporate or top-tiered public accounting. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company that is doing good for the world!


  • Lead the proper implementation of new accounting pronouncements into financial statements.
  • Lead the quarterly GAAP and SEC updates and interpret new accounting pronouncements in order to assist management in assessing financial and operational implications.
  • Prepare and review technical accounting memorandums for significant transactions and support the review process with management and external auditors.
  • Oversee the team in reviewing contracts and agreements, research relevant accounting guidance, and recommend accounting and disclosure requirements for complex non-routine transactions.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of quarterly financial statements, including the statement of cash flows.
  • Oversee the Company's external financial reporting on Form 10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K, including the creation of auditable support, and leads the analysis of the content.
  • Ensure compliance with all GAAP and SEC regulations and disclosure requirements.
  • Oversee compliance and review of the XBRL process.
  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes.
  • Responsible for reviewing the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations for stock compensation, investment, leases, contingent liabilities, and other complex or non-routine transactions.
  • Support the annual audit and quarterly review activities with external auditors.
  • Support testing by internal and external auditors on internal controls
  • Management analysis and reports on an as-needed basis
  • Liaison with the finance department, internal legal counsel, stock plan provider, transfer agent, and external auditors.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business-related fields.
  • CPA or equivalent qualification is required.
  • Minimum 12 years of technical accounting and reporting experience.
  • Big 4 experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience researching and documenting accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of issues
  • Experience with Workiva or Active Disclosure, Shareworks or Etrade EEO, and detailed XBRL tagging preferred
  • Experience biotech or healthcare industry preferred but not required
  • Leadership experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from conceptualization through implementation across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines
  • Lead experience with an emphasis on relationship management and communication at all levels within an organization
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