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Internal Controls Manager

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Polarity Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 4 months ago

Internal Controls Manager

Job description

PolarityTE, Inc. is searching for an Internal Controls Manager over Financial Reporting/Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance programs. This manager needs to have a strong understanding of US GAAP, COSO 2013 framework and SEC/PCAOB regulations related to SOX compliance. Responsibilities include enhancing and leveraging internal/external partnerships to lead annual risk assessments, documenting processes and controls as well as process improvement initiatives. This role will require a fluent understanding of all aspects of internal controls including financial information for a growing biotech company.

We are searching for experienced, manager level candidates who have held similar positions in large, public companies or who have held a similar position within the advisory practice of a Big 4 public accounting firm. Successful candidates for this position will have the equivalent of 5+ years of professional experience.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manage SOX compliance and the design of key financial internal controls

  • Work with auditors in conjunction with annual financial statement audits, quarterly reviews, SOX compliance and testing, internal audit reviews, etc.

  • Review, analyze and/or prepare monthly journal entries for month end close related to general corporate accounting processes

  • Support financial statement consolidation, cash flow preparation and footnote documentation for 10-Q, 10-K and any additional SEC filings

  • Analyze balance sheet and income statement account fluctuations and provide explanations for any significant or unusual changes in balances

  • Prepare and/or review detailed account reconciliations, obtain corresponding support to verify accuracy of the financial numbers and resolve any reconciling items timely

  • Coordinate across cross-functional departments within the company to aide in analysis, research, and adherence to GAAP accounting standards

  • Researches, compiles and analyzes data related to special projects, acquisitions, technical accounting white papers, etc.

  • Solve a wide range of complex problems using professional concepts and company policies and procedures in imaginative and practical ways

  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.



  • Degree in Accounting or Information Systems

  • Big 4 Public Accounting Experience

  • 5+ Years of Relevant Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of the internal control framework and a strong understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency

  • Strong risk management experience, including: performing assessments and audits, designing controls, managing enterprise control frameworks

  • Strong knowledge of SOX requirements and ability to assist with documentation of ITGC and financial process controls to support operational as well as SOX compliance audits, including performing walkthroughs and developing process flow charts

  • CPA or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Monitor changing business environment for items that may impact the company and apply appropriate SOX documentation and process initiatives as required

  • Proficient in spreadsheets and MS Office (i.e. VISIO) and financial software applications

  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

  • Aptitude for leading others and influencing those to follow you toward a solution

  • Excellent organizational skills along with an aptitude for information technology


Passionate. Self-starts and stays highly motivated to achieve aggressive goals. Shares contagious energy and enthusiasm liberally. Maintains an insatiable appetite for progress and excellence.

Humble. Learns, adapts and improves relentlessly. Seeks feedback without insecurity and implements coaching. Recognizes others' contributions gratefully. Approaches work and relationships from a positive perspective.

Integrity-centered. Is trustworthy, truthful and transparent in all aspects of work. Keeps commitments to internal departments. Holds self strictly accountable.

Respectful. Appreciates the benefits of diversity and never discriminates. Remains open to new ideas. Keeps the interest of the overall team top of mind.

Entrepreneurial. Rolls up sleeves and does real work. Sees opportunity and pursues such to the fullest potential. Works quickly, intelligently and flexibly. Dreams big and finds ways to accomplish the impossible.


Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

15 days PTO/yr.
10 sick days/yr.
12 paid holidays/yr.
401(k) with company contribution

Paid parental leave

Extremely competitive salary

Every employee's compensation package includes stock options

Equal Employment

PolarityTE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender, affection or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, veteran status, physical, sensory, or mental disability, perceived disability, AIDS and HIV status, atypical heredity cellular or blood trait, liability for service in the Armed Forces, genetic information or any other protected category under federal, state or local laws.

PolarityTE is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.


Inspired by Complex Simplicity

We appreciate that simplicity drives even the most complex systems we acknowledge and investigate this reality to make ground-breaking discoveries and progress.

Patient and Provider Driven

We employ leading healthcare professionals and draw on their clinical experiences to ensure that the needs of providers and patients are at the center of all our work.

Responsible Leaders

We are committed to leading in every aspect of what we do working deliberately with passion, intellect and integrity both as individuals and as pioneers in regenerative medicine.

Decidedly Daring

We commit to growing, adapting and seeking better solutions. Innovation comes from recognizing and learning from failure. Everyone fails it is what you make of it that leads to something audacious.

Exceptionally Different

We create new paradigms through diverse thinking, experience and knowledge approaching everything we do from a new and transformative perspective.

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