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Job #928: Associate Director Financial Reporting - Northern, NJ (10-25-18)

  • Job Title: Associate Director Financial Reporting
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Salary: $140,000 + bonus

Job Description:

A highly visible, which reports to the Senior Director of Financial Reporting. Preparation of SEC Filings, performing technical accounting research, leading process improvement initiatives, maintaining SOX compliance and supporting business activities.

  • Manage timeline for SEC reporting.
  • Prepare SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 11-K, S-8,8-K, Registration Statements and Proxy), press releases and call scripts.
  • Maintain Wdesk (financial reporting system) and related analysis that support the preparation of SEC filings.
  • Review XBRL included in Form 10-K and 10-Q filings.  Analyze and resolve complex accounting and reporting issues, including interpreting external technical accounting proposals and pronouncements.  Lead process improvement initiatives related to financial accounting and reporting.
  • Maintain effective internal controls and manage internal and external audits.
  • Coordinate statutory audits with international locations.  Provide technical accounting support for transactional due diligence and acquisition accounting.
  • Interact with various functions/departments including FP&A, treasury, tax, and business development and advise on accounting matters.  Account for equity transactions, including stock based compensation and prepare basic and diluted EPS calculations.

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance - Required

Experience:

  • 10-14 years Big 4 and industry related experience in an SEC reporting role
  • Experience addressing Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements
  • Pharmaceuticals or life science company experience

Skills:

  • Deep technical knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements - Advanced
  • Multi-national public company experience preferred - Advanced
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Detail oriented and collaborative work style
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated learner

Licenses:

Active CPA license required-Upon Hire-Required

Interested candidates should contact Raymond Pirre at: rpirre@gspintl.com.  Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #928 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.