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Manager of Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

The Manager of Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting will be responsible for a wide variety of accounting and reporting responsibilities. The position requires that the candidate be a hands-on professional with a strong understanding of the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting. This position will be an integral part of the month-end close including leading the SEC filings and assisting with technical accounting compliance and adoption of new accounting standards. Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills and desire and ability to maintain strong SOX-compliant processes are also important. This position reports to the VP Finance. 


  • Prepare all aspects of the financial reporting and compliance activities for a public company including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Proxy and Section 16 SEC filings.
  • Research relevant U.S. GAAP accounting and disclosure requirements and SEC rules
  • Establish and maintain effective internal control procedures to safeguard company assets and ensure the integrity of financial reporting.
  • Coordinating with the VP Finance to manage audits and reviews with external auditors, ensuring efficient and successful completion of audits.
  • Lead the analysis for any technical accounting memos.
  • Manage the overall equity transaction process including option exercises initiated in the platform and monthly grant processing.
  • Support management with the stock administration platform.
  • Act as an internal equity expert and educate employees on questions relating to equity and stock options.
  • Complete year-end reporting needs for Section 6039 reporting for ISO exercises, W2 income reporting and 1099-Misc on equity income reporting.
  • Manage ESPP program and purchases.
  • Internal reporting of stock ownership by executives, directors and financial institutions.
  • Month-end and Quarter-end close activities.
  • Evaluate, implement, and optimize financial systems to enhance efficiency and accuracy in financial processes.
  • Lead and participate in special projects as needed, contributing financial expertise to cross-functional initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field 
  • At least 5 – 7 years’ experience in accounting, preferably at a public biotech company 
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong organization and time management skills 
  • A high attention to detail 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently, managing multiple priorities to meet deadlines 
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

Preferred Qualifications  

  • CPA strongly preferred 
  • Public company experience strongly preferred 
  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) 
  • Experience in an accounting role with a biotech/pharmaceutical company 
  • Experience working in a Sarbanes-Oxley compliant control environment 

Salary Range: $120,000 – $160,000.

Please submit your resume or CV and supporting documents to info@contineum-tx.com.