SEC Reporting & SOX Compliance, Sr. Manager - Brisbane, CA | Biospace
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SEC Reporting & SOX Compliance, Sr. Manager

Aimmune Therapeutics

Brisbane, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


The Senior Manager, SEC Reporting & SOX Compliance will primarily be responsible for the Company’s SEC filings and management of the SOX compliance program.  This position will also participate in a variety of other activities, including technical accounting research and documentation, month-end close accounting, quarterly reviews and annual audits and tax compliance.

This is an excellent opportunity to help shape the Finance function and be part of an exciting and dynamic environment at a biotech company.

Specific Responsibilities

•   Preparation of the Form 10-K, 10-Q and financial information related to the quarterly earnings releases, including all relevant support, and managing comments from  internal management and external auditors to ensure timely filings
•   Assist with the preparation of other SEC and statutory filings (e.g., 8-K, S-3, S-8, Proxy)
•   Serves as a subject matter expert on US GAAP and SEC regulations for the preparation and filing of SEC reports
•   Prepare and/or coordinate detailed work papers to support disclosures included in financial statements and SEC Filings (e.g., footnotes, MD&A, business overview updates)
•   Coordinate, collect and manage feedback from management, attorneys, external auditors, audit committee, and the printer to ensure timely filings
•   Establish, maintain and ensure compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) documentation and requirements
•   Work directly with third-party SOX providers and auditors to ensure SOX compliance program is on target
•   Communicating status and results of SEC and SOX functions to management
•   Responsible for stock compensation and equity accounting, including stock-based compensation, expense calculation and assumption evaluation
•   Participation in other month-end close activities as needed
•   Research new accounting standards and technical issues; analyze their relevance for and impact to the company and document in formal memos
•   Key participant in month-end close process; produce work papers and PBC’s within assigned timeframes
•   Coordination with the external auditors of quarterly reviews and annual audits
•   Other tasks as assigned


Qualifications / Requirements

•   Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
•   CPA required
•   Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in both public and industry accounting preferred
•   “Big 4” public accounting experience preferred
•   Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required
•   Understanding of the COSO framework and experience with SOX 404(b)
•   Knowledge of and experience with accounting treatment and issues related to product launch and revenue recognition.
•   Ability to research and propose resolutions on complex accounting issues
•   Experience in the Life science / biotech industry required
•   Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
•   Excellent interpersonal, communication, and project management skills
•   Strong attention to detail, decision-making, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills
•   Experience with Active Disclosure a plus
•   Team players only

About Aimmune Therapeutics Inc.

Aimmune is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing a new therapeutic approach, including the development of proprietary product candidates, for the treatment of peanut and other food allergies.  Our mission is to improve the lives of people with food allergies by developing and commercializing proprietary desensitization therapies that safely and reliably protect them from accidental exposure to food allergens.

We aim to address food allergies by providing a treatment option that goes beyond the current protocols of avoiding exposure to food allergens and carrying epinephrine for administration in case of accidental exposure.

Aimmune Therapeutics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Aimmune Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.