Manager of SEC Reporting

New York, New York • $150,000 - $180,000

About the Company:

Our client, a New York City-based firm that invest in pharmaceutical and biotechnology is seeking a Manager who will be responsible for SEC Reporting.The firm is growing at a rapid pace and this role will report into the VP of Reporting & SOX Compliance.


Position will be responsible for directing the preparation of all SEC filings, including 10-K/Qs, 8-Ks with financial disclosures, earnings releases, and any ad-hoc financial filings. Position will also be responsible for preparing materials for executive management and providing guidance to operational accounting team as needed.

• Direct and assist the preparation of the quarterly and annual financial reports with the SEC, including drafting financial statements, footnotes and MD&A;
• Direct and assist in the preparation of financial metrics (non-gaap measures) and the related disclosures, with an understanding of restrictions on the use of non-gaap measures;
• Prepare the quarterly and annual U.S. GAAP disclosure checklist;
• Direct and assist in the preparation and review of periodic earnings releases and related materials required (in conjunction with Investor Relations);
• Maintain awareness of regulatory changes and expected changes to anticipate new disclosures and necessary updates to accounting policies or filing requirements;
• Analyze new accounting standards issued by the FASB to determine the impact to the company and implement new accounting standards, as required;
• Perform benchmarking research of peer companies on financial disclosure and other information as needed;
• Assist with technical accounting work performed over new and/or complex transactions, new accounting standards, or changes to existing policies (e.g., acquisitions, accounting for debt, etc.) and associated external audit activities;
• Direct the preparation of financial materials for management, Board and Audit Committee;
• Interact with external auditors in completing the quarterly reviews and annual audits of the SEC financials and other filings;
• Coordinate with the accounting and finance teams to identify improvements and efficiencies in the financial reporting process;
• Maintain documentation supporting SOX compliance;
• Review XBRL tagging prepared by 3rd party service provider;
• Assist accounting team with compliance with statutory reporting requirements (UK and Ireland)

• BS Degree in Accounting; CPA Certification
• 5-8 years of experience
• Experience with Workiva (W-Desk) strongly preferred
• Strong US GAAP foundation including understanding of recent standards, interpretive guidance, and SEC rules and interpretations
• Experience in researching and documenting GAAP issues and conclusions
• Strong attention to detail, ability to self-review, and sense of ownership
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Excellent organizational and planning skills; set goals, establish priorities, utilize available resources and plan work to meet deadlines and commitments
• Experience managing staff in a collaborative team environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Big 4 audit background a plus
• Some public company SEC reporting experience in big pharma or biotech is a plus
• Experience with Netsuite is a plus
• IFRS experience is a plus

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $150,000 – $180,000 Base Salary
  • 25% Bonus
  • Great benefits program
  • Unlimited PTO



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