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