New ABFO Open Job Posting - SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting - Rezolute
 
Position SEC REPORTING & TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING DIRECTOR
Reports to CFO
Location Redwood City, CA
Start Date Immediate

About Rezolute

  • Rezolute is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of innovative drug therapies to improve the lives of patients with metabolic and orphan diseases.
  • Rezolute recently announced a $25M raise with a $45M potential total and has opened an office in Redwood City, CA
  • More information can be found at www.rezolutebio.com

Summary of the Position

  • Rezolute is seeking a Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting in their Redwood City office. This candidate will primarily be responsible for meeting the company's financial reporting requirements, including SEC filings, addressing technical accounting issues arising from business transactions and work with a team
  • At each month-end close, this candidate is responsible for preparation and / or review of accounting entries requiring high accounting acumen
  • The position will report directly in to the CFO but will interact with all levels of management and third-party vendors.
  • The ideal candidate is a licensed CPA with biotechnology or pharmaceutical and Big four audit experience.
  • Most importantly, the ideal candidate will Integrate into a growing entrepreneurial team, divide responsibilities, mentor as appropriate, and work towards ensuring the success of teammates

Accounting Team Responsibilities

  • Leading and managing all aspects of month end close, technical accounting, equity accounting, Stock option & ESPP, purchase to pay, and payroll cycle
  • Work with external auditor to manage the audit process and , as needed, work with the Audit committee to assist them with their review of the financial statements
  • Responsible for managing staff and review of full purchase to pay cycles and payroll cycle
  • Prepare and communicate the quarterly SEC reporting calendar, which involves coordinating key timelines and deliverables to the external auditors, legal team, tax partner and senior mgmt. team
  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation, review and filing of all external financial reports, including those filed with the SEC on Form 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, and associated consolidated financial statements, footnotes, management discussion and analysis
  • For the Company’s financial statements filed with the SEC on Form 10-Q and 10-K, review closure checklists and disclosure meeting presentations, ensure the filings are properly formatted and accurate and perform XBRL tagging procedures
  • Support internal reporting (i.e. presentations for BOD / investors, monthly budget to actual tracking, etc.)
  • Comply with internal controls related to the SEC reporting process in support of management’s and the external auditors’ assessment of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Staying abreast of new accounting principles, SEC reporting and general trends within the financial services industry
  • Develop and own tax function, as needed working with external consultant
  • Assess quarterly transactions for disclosure, perform technical accounting and IRS ruling research, draft memos

Skills

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and SEC Regulations
  • Experience with integrated systems including financial reporting, general ledger, purchasing, payables management
  • Experience with assessing, designing and implementing internal controls over financial reporting
  • Ability to engage peers from across the organization and direct/indirect reports
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and ability to learn new systems quickly are required
  • An independent problem-solver with strong work ethics

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-5 years from Big Four audit (preferred)
  • 5+ years in publicly traded companies (biotech preferred)
  • Active CPA
   
     

TO APPLY:

Interested in this opportunity?

Interested candidates please contact Keith Vendola at keith@rezolutebio.com

 

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