Associate Director, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

Conshohocken, PA
Finance /
Full Time /
Hybrid
The Associate Director, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with SEC regulations. This key position will also be responsible for providing technical accounting expertise, including research and accounting for significant unusual transactions, assisting in internal controls functions, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive financial transparency and compliance.

Responsibilities

SEC Reporting and Financial Disclosures:
 
Lead the preparation and filing of quarterly and annual reports on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, respectively, in accordance with SEC regulations
 
Collaborate with legal, finance, and other departments to ensure accurate and complete disclosure in financial statements and footnotes
 
Stay current on SEC rules and regulations, implementing changes to reporting processes as necessary
 
Develop and maintain robust documentation for significant accounting decisions and financial disclosures
 
Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial disclosures in external financial statements
 
Technical Accounting:
 
Research, interpret, and apply accounting standards (GAAP) and SEC regulations to complex transactions
 
Assess the accounting implications of new or proposed business activities and provide guidance to ensure compliance
 
Lead the implementation of new accounting standards and updates
 
SOX Controls:
 
Serve as a key liaison with external auditors during the annual audit and testing process, providing support and documentation related to internal controls
 
Assist in ongoing implementation and monitoring of the Company's SOX compliance program
 
Assist in implementing best practices to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s internal controls, including reviewing documentation and reconciliations and proposing updates as needed
 
 
Other:
Contribute throughout the business on assorted financial and operational projects as needed
 
Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; CPA designation strongly preferred
 
7+ years of experience in public accounting and/or SEC reporting and technical accounting in a public company; experience within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry required
 
Experience with SEC reporting platform Workiva a plus
 
Strong understanding of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and financial reporting requirements
 
Experience with complex accounting issues, including those related to revenue recognition and equity-based compensation
 
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
 
Effective communication and collaboration skills with the ability to interact with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders
 
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
 
Self-motivated individual who can proactively identify potential challenges and take the initiative to address them
 
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including the ability to successfully manage and adapt to shifting priorities, competing demands, and unexpected changes