Job Title: Associate Director, Financial Reporting & Tech Acctg

Department: Finance

Location: Miami, US

Job Title: Associate Director, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting


The Associate Director, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting will be responsible for oversight of SEC reporting and disclosures, SOX implementation and be involved in complex accounting transactions including accruals, collaboration accounting, and equity accounting.

  • Manage the process and filing of the company’s required SEC filings (including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, as well as XBRL reporting and various filings to ensure accurate and timely reporting in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Research new disclosures and FASB accounting standards updates and work with external auditors on appropriate disclosure requirements
  • Develop, create and/or modify the company’s financial accounting policies and procedures to ensure that the policies and procedures are in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Highly involved in the implementation of SOX controls and creating the appropriate policies and procedures over all cycles by creating and working with the individuals in the company and coordinate meetings with the internal auditors.
  • Stock compensation administration and accounting including stock option valuation, employee stock purchase plan and all related stock compensation disclosure requirements
  • Analyze and interpret new accounting standards and SEC regulations, research and provide appropriate accounting guidance related to various business transactions
  • Prepare and/or review technical accounting memos and journal entries for complex accounting transactions


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field, with a CPA license
  • Minimum eight years of experience in public accounting, biotechnology, and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, SEC reporting requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements
  • A team player willing to step in and help with other areas of accounting
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Superb analytical, strategic, and critical thinking skills, with impeccable attention to detail, and strong prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • demonstrated ability to operate in a fast paced environment

The pay range for this role is at the Associate Director is $165,000 to $185,000 annually. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor. The total compensation package for this position may also include bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable variable compensation. The successful candidate will also be eligible for health benefits, 401(k) with 6% employer match from day one, ESPP with a 15% discount up to the federal limit, flexible spending account among other benefits compensation.

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