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Alpharetta, GA

Date Posted: February 8, 2019
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 345720

Job Description

Manager of Financial Reporting

Location: Alpharetta, GA

The Manager of Financial Reporting and Controls will be primarily responsible for preparation and review of all external reporting-related SEC filings, analysis and evaluation of accounting issues and financial transactions for compliance, implementation and oversight of SOX compliance, and ensuring internal controls over financial reporting.

Qualified candidates will possess comprehensive knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and SOX internal control, disclosure control, and reporting requirements, plus excellent communication, strategic and problem solving, project management, organizational and prioritization skills.

Manager of Financial Reporting Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation and review of all external reporting-related SEC filings, including quarterly and annual filings and proxy statements
  • Independently analyze and evaluate accounting issues and financial transactions for compliance with applicable accounting rules and SEC regulations and assist with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements and/or interpretations thereof
  • Provide guidance on the accounting within areas of greater accounting complexity
  • Serve as liaison on accounting and reporting matters, including with external auditors
  • Author technical accounting memoranda regarding changes in or application of guidance and treatment of transactions
  • Lead implementation and oversight of SOX compliance, including managing external accounting firm assisting with management testing
  • Ensure internal controls over financial reporting are effectively designed and executed
  • Proactively and frequently interact with corporate Accounting team members to evaluate accounting issues and information related to periodic financial closings
  • Make recommendations for continuous process improvements to maximize efficiency in financial reporting and operations

Manager of Financial Reporting Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (MBA preferred)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or public company experience
  • CPA required (or be qualified to take the CPA exam)
  • SEC reporting experience required; Biotech industry experience preferred
  • Prior experience in a Big 4 firm as a Staff Auditor is a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and GAAP, plus equity and tax accounting
  • Firm understanding of SOX internal control, disclosure control, and reporting requirements
  • Must be willing to submit to thorough background check and drug screen