director of sec & technical accounting in berkeley

angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
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US$ 210,000 - US$ 220,000 per year
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berkeley, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 210,000 - US$ 220,000 per year
10 Years
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angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services

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job summary:

Director of SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting

Currently working with a well positioned biotech company with strong cash position, FDA approved drug which is gaining market share, as well as pipeline of a few other drugs with promise and upside, who is looking for a Director of SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting that can lead that function for the CAO. Position would handle all aspects of the external reporting process, complex accounting, and lead the outsourced SOX functions. Company provides a lot of flexibility with remote option as well as a great team/corporate culture with a CAO that believes in developing his team for career progression and team succession. Qualified candidates will have 10+ years of experience in public accounting & industry experience or can be someone that is coming directly from public accounting as well. Please apply for more information.

location: Berkeley, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $210,000 - 220,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 10 Years

This is a key member of our Accounting team who will lead and grow the financial reporting and technical accounting function. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and cross-functional skills, collaborating with other areas of Finance to support proper application of accounting principles to material transactions and contracts and work with accounting/ external advisors to resolve judgmental areas or benchmark comparable industry accounting and disclosure practices. In addition, this role will manage the Company's SEC filings, lead the SOX compliance and Enterprise Risk management programs, including coordination with outsourced Internal Auditors and Independent External Auditors, and annual SOX assessments.


    • Financial Reporting
    • Ensure public financial statements and disclosures, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K and other SEC filings, are of the highest standards of quality, relevance and regulatory compliance.
    • Manage quarterly and annual processes for filing 10-Q/Ks (Edgar and XBRL), including preparation and review of documents, coordinating review by management, legal counsel and external auditors while adhering to strict timelines. Additionally, this position will be responsible for other SEC-related external reporting including 8-K, S-3, S-8 and Section 16 filings.
    • Manage preparation of EPS calculation and statement of cash flows and reviewer of Company's financial statements.
    • Manage the company's SOX compliance efforts including maintaining the internal control documentation, implementing new controls as necessary and managing the company's external SOX consultants including the coordination of testing and review of the related work papers.
    • Coordinate with international businesses and their statutory filings, liaise with key areas in accounting and finance for impacts on external reporting, and communicate financial results and updates.
    • Technical Accounting
    • Analyze and document non-recurring significant transactions by properly identifying accounting implications of various explicit terms and implied nuances, applying appropriate accounting rules and literature and exercising judgement in subjective areas to draw reasonable and acceptable conclusions. Perform technical accounting research and prepare memos documenting conclusions and proper accounting treatment. Interact with finance management and external auditors with respect to accounting conclusions reached.
    • Assess and implement new or changes to GAAP accounting standards and technical issues; analyze their relevance and impact.
    • Prepare and present quarterly Disclosure Committee and Audit Committee materials.
    • Support the organization in maintaining a work environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork.
    • Other duties as assigned.


  • Additional knowledge and DESIRABLE skills:
    • 10+ years of progressive experience in finance or accounting with a combination of Big 4 accounting and/or biopharmaceutical industry experience
    • Must be comfortable working independently, have strong analytical, strategic, problem-solving, and organizational skills
    • Strong technical, communication, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated success building relationships across various levels within an organization
    • Proven ability to successfully own process and critical deliverables
    • Education: BA/BS required, CPA is required.
    • Integrity and impeccable ethics are absolute requirements.
skills: Financial Reporting - SEC

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