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Associate Director Of SEC Reporting And Accounting

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Ra Pharmaceuticals Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 3 months ago

Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RARX), is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases that are caused by excessive or uncontrolled activation of the complement system, a critical component of the immune system.

Description:

Reporting to the Controller, the Associate Director of SEC Reporting, Technical Accounting and Accounting

will be a key contributor in building a dynamic accounting and finance organization dedicated to financial integrity and focused on supporting our growth strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the quarterly and annual process for filing the Form 10-Q and 10-K (Edgar and iXBRL), including drafting and reviewing documents, ensuring quality while administering to strict timelines.

  • Assist with other periodic SEC documents, including, but not limited to Form 8-K, S-3, S-8 and Section 16 reporting requirements.

  • Ensure that the Company's public financial statements and other SEC filings are of the highest standards of quality, GAAP compliant and useful to management and the investing public.

  • Assist with press releases, including investor presentations.

  • Manage annual process for filing the financial statements and Form 5500 for the Company's 401K plan.

  • Lead the risk assessment under COSO 2013 framework

  • Maintain the Company's SOX compliance program, including monitoring the internal control environment for changes and identifying new controls to ensure the company is in compliance with SOX.

  • Ensure completeness and timelines of the Company's SOX compliance documentation.

  • Monitor the adequacy of design and the effectiveness of execution of the control framework to ensure that it sufficiently mitigates the risk over financial reporting operations, compliance, and information technology.

  • Provide technical accounting support to the finance organization.

  • Update/implement accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in the Company's business, and SEC/GAAP regulations.

  • Assist with the financial close process; from coordination and communication of the close calendar through delivery of financial results to all stakeholders.

  • Identify process improvements and assist in the implementation of related processes and controls.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and the ability to work well in a team environment. The position requires a deadline-driven individual with attention to detail who can handle confidential information sensitively.

  • Strong accounting and financial leadership experience of 7+ years total experience, including significant time in Public Accounting. Experience with a Big Four certified public accounting firm is highly preferred.

  • Experience in a development-stage biotechnology is highly preferred.

  • Experience with the SEC compliance issues of a public company.

  • Detailed knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, including JOBS Act requirements, specifically Section 404, and an ability to drive the Company's compliance with all relevant accounting and certification requirements.

  • Strong technical accounting acumen and well versed in U.S. GAAP, and SEC reporting.

  • Financial (IT) systems experience.

  • Aptitude for planning/managing deadlines.

  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information to various levels of an organization.

  • Strong commitment to a team approach and awareness of team and individual success dependencies.

  • Creative approach to problem solving and the ability to think "out-of the box."

  • Ability to self-motivate and function independently, driven towards superior effort and performance and the desire to work in a very dynamic environment.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • Active CPA certification and experience in public accounting.

  • A minimum of 6 year of experience in roles of increasing responsibility in the finance and accounting functions of a high-growth company, including responsibility for financial accounting, SEC reporting and internal management reporting.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Unquestionable integrity and personal ethics.

  • Sound business judgment.

  • Ability to listen, negotiate, guide and facilitate.

  • Ability to lead and operate effectively in a team-oriented business.

  • Tireless work ethic. Must be tenacious, with the emotional intelligence to know when to push harder and when to look for alternative approaches.

  • Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Capable of quickly establishing credibility.

  • Intelligent, with excellent analytical and strategic skills. Good business judgment and problem solving skills.

  • Extremely well organized and objective oriented.

  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

To apply: Email resume to hr@rapharma.com

We provide a highly stimulating working environment coupled with a high level of intellectual challenge. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits program. Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds. M/F/D/V


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Associate Director Of SEC Reporting And Accounting

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