Senior Manager - SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting

Invitae San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting


Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) is a leading medical genetics company, whose mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Invitae's goal is to aggregate the world's genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time, and lower prices.


Invitae went public in 2015 and is a high growth company with significant increases in market cap and revenue since inception. Invitae is also a highly acquisitive company. Invitae completed four acquisitions in 2017, three acquisitions in 2019, and three acquisitions in the first half of 2020, with a fourth significant transaction expected close in the fourth quarter of 2020.


1400 16th Street, San Francisco or one of our regional offices located in Seattle, Irvine, and Cambridge


Invitae is seeking a Senior Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting. Ideally, this position will be based in our San Francisco headquarters, but flexible to work from our regional offices. Minimal travel may be required (when future conditions permit).


  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual SEC filings on Form 10-Q/K (HTML and XBRL)

  • Compile financial statements and draft footnote disclosure and MD&A

  • Prepare supporting tie-out packages

  • Update disclosure checklists

  • Manage internal and external review for these documents

  • Prepare quarterly earnings release tables, including non-GAAP financial measures; and

  • Assist in preparation and review of texts and scripts for earnings releases

  • Lead key technical accounting research

  • Monitor development in accounting and financial reporting

  • Provide US GAAP interpretation; and

  • Prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner

  • Be a key liaison with corporate development, external valuation specialists, and external audit for business combinations

  • Provide interpretation of new GAAP and SEC rules and regulations and the potential effect on Invitae's business. Ensure clear and concise written documentation of accounting conclusions and policies and compliance with industry regulations

  • Direct and assist in various ad hoc projects when needed, such as, business combinations, equity issuances, ERP implementation, and proxy statements preparation


  • Eight (8) plus years of experience with CPA certificate and Big 4 public accounting experience strongly preferred

  • Extensive experience preparing and filing quarterly and annual SEC filings, includingpreparation of statement of cash flows, stockholders' equity, EPS, pro forma financial statements, and familiarity with non-GAAP financial information

  • Hands-on leader who's resourceful, has strong interpersonal communication skills, including written communications, and has a proactive, forward-thinking mentality

  • Ability to be flexible, work independently, and act as a strong team player with a superior attention to detail

  • Capability to be a key participant in the SOX documentation and requirements for the SEC/Technical Accounting team

  • Tech savvy proficient with MS Office, Workiva, and accounting research applications; Oracle ERP experience a plus

  • Strong team player yet able to work independently

  • Composed under pressure

  • Experience in life science, healthcare industries, or diagnostics segment preferred but not required


Expanding the technical accounting and SEC reporting team due to growth, particularly the pending merger expected to close in Q4 2020.


This position will report to the Head of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting, with high visibility throughout the organization.


The Company is growing and there are a lot of opportunities for future growth

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