New ABFO Member Company Open Job Posting, Sr. Director, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting


Company Overview: 

Travere Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company with a global team dedicated to working with the rare disease community to identify, develop and deliver life-changing therapies. The Company’s development efforts are led by sparsentan, a product candidate in late-stage development for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and IgA nephropathy (IgAN) – rare kidney disorders that often lead to end-stage kidney disease. The company is also advancing TVT-058 for the treatment of classical homocystinuria, a genetic metabolic disorder that can cause life-threatening thrombotic events. Travere Therapeutics’ early research efforts include partnering with leaders in patient advocacy and government research to identify potential therapeutics for NGLY1 deficiency and Alagille syndrome, conditions with no approved treatment options. The Company also delivers four FDA-approved therapies, Chenodal®, Cholbam®, Thiola® and Thiola EC®, and is committed to ensuring broad access, educational and financial support for patients.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting will oversee all external reporting and SOX activities for the global organization and is responsible for taking the lead on M&A activities and technical accounting issues.


  • Oversee staff responsible for SEC financial reporting, including drafting and filing of Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, annual Proxy statement and other forms as required using Workiva software.
  • Prepare or oversee preparation of financial statements including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Stockholders’ Equity statements and provide EPS calculations.
  • Lead the discussion at Disclosure Committee to ensure financial disclosure is fair, complete and accurate.
  • Writes high quality MD&A and footnote disclosures, manage tie-outs and internal and external review of all documents
  • Coordinate with a cross-function team from Accounting, Finance, Legal, and Investor Relations
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective control environment over financial reporting including quality control for all SEC reporting and external facing financial information.
  • Perform bench marking against peer groups to ensure the Company is using best practice disclosures.
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and interpretations to accounting staff and business development team members.
  • Research, analyze and conclude on technical accounting issues, including the preparation or review of memorandums in support of the Company's position. Manage 3rd party consultants as necessary.
  • Support accounting due diligence and address accounting and financial reporting implications with financings, M&A activities and other significant transactions.
  • Monitor current developments of various accounting standard setting bodies and remain current on technical accounting literature to identify and assess possible changes to the Company’s accounting policies and practices.
  • Oversee 3rd party valuation experts related to quarterly contingent consideration update process; prepare and input necessary adjustments.
  • Manage the internal control (SOX) function including oversight of 3rd party consultants.
  • Provide support to external auditors during their quarterly reviews and annual audit.
  • Support month end close process; prepare and review journal entries and account reconciliations as needed
  • Present materials, as needed, at quarterly audit committee meetings.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • CPA required.
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 12+ years of progressive work experience in public accounting and industry and a minimum of 6+ years’ experience in a management/leadership role.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology or related industry in a financial capacity preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting and reporting guidance and regulations issued by FASB, SEC, EITF, and other regulatory bodies
  • Demonstrated ability to research complex accounting issues and document actionable policies
  • Knowledgeable of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements

Travere Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Veteran/Disability Employer

Association of Bioscience Financial Officers

Interested candidates please contact Darci Burns, HR, at

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