Manager, Financial Reporting & Controls
Company: Molecular Templates
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Company Description:Molecular Templates (MTEM) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of a next generation immunotoxin platform technology called Engineered Toxin Bodies (ETB) in oncology. MTEM's lead program, MT-3724, is in clinical development for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and additional pipeline drug candidates are being advanced toward clinicaldevelopment for a variety of cancers. For more information, please visit MTEM's website at.
Position Overview:Molecular Templates is seeking a highly skilled and highly motivated professional to lead financial reporting efforts. The Manager of Financial Reporting and Controls will be primarily responsible for preparation and review of all external reporting-related SEC filings, analysis and evaluation of accounting issues and financial transactions for compliance, implementation and oversight of SOX compliance, and ensuring internal controls over financial reporting. Additionally, this position will make recommendations for continuous process improvements. Qualified candidates will possess comprehensive knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and SOX internal control, disclosure control, and reporting requirements, plus excellent communication, strategic and problem solving, project management, organizational and prioritization skills.
Job Responsibilities may include:
Assist with the preparation and review of all external reporting-related SEC filings, including quarterly and annual filings and proxy statementsIndependently analyze and evaluate accounting issues and financial transactions for compliance with applicable accounting rules and SEC regulations and assist with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements and/or interpretations thereofProvide guidance on the accounting within areas of greater accounting complexityServe as liaison on accounting and reporting matters, including with external auditorsAuthor technical accounting memoranda regarding changes in or application of guidance and treatment of transactionsLead implementation and oversight of SOX compliance, including managing external accounting firm assisting with management testingEnsure internal controls over financial reporting are effectively designed and executedProactively and frequently interact with corporate Accounting team members to evaluate accounting issues and information related to periodic financial closingsProactively interact with Investor Relations, Legal, FP&A, and Tax team members to evaluate information related to periodic public filingsMake recommendations for continuous process improvements to maximize efficiency in financial reporting and operations
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance-related major5+ years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or public company experienceCPA requiredSEC reporting experience required; Biotech industry experience preferredComprehensive knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and GAAP, plus equity and tax accountingFirm understanding of SOX internal control, disclosure control, and reporting requirementsProven track record of liaising across functions, departments, and cultures in an effective and professional mannerProficient in use of advanced ExcelExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExcellent strategic and problem-solving to effectively influence decision-making in key negotiationsExcellent organizational, planning and project management skillsStrong leadership skills with ability to drive and motivate team to achieve resultsProven ability to work independently and provide thought-leadership to project management and identify quality solutionsAbility to prioritize tasks for self and team to meet requirements and deadlinesAbility to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive and high-volume environmentAbility to effectively identify key contacts for follow-up and communicate project status to team and cross-functionally to ensure understanding and timelinessTravel 25-30%, required (e.g. Quarter & Year-end, mid-year SOX analysis, etc.)
Reporting Structure:This position has no supervisory responsibilities at this time. This position reports to the SVP, Finance and Corporate Controller.
Molecular Templates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.
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