Sr. Manager/Manager SEC Reporting and Accounting Operations

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Sr. Manager/Manager SEC Reporting and Accounting Operations

We are seeking a Sr. Manager/Manager SEC Reporting and Accounting Operations who has a strong technical background and enjoys all aspects of SEC Reporting, Accounting Operations, and Sarbanes Oxley. This role offers a mix of strategic, operational, and financial work and the opportunity to collaborate with a wide array of cross-functional stakeholders to help drive business success.

Apr 16 2021
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with the financial close process; from coordination and communication of the close calendar through delivery of financial results to all stakeholders
  • Responsible for the management, preparation, accuracy and timely submission of the Company’s Form 10-K and 10-Q filings with the SEC
  • Lead the quarterly Disclosure Committee’s review of the 10-Q/10-K and earnings release documents
  • Manage the Company’s SOX compliance, including managing third party contractors utilized for controls documentation/testing, reviewing any control deficiencies, and resolving key findings with the VP Corporate Controller
  • Maintain external reporting calendar, including scheduling and coordinating all internal functions as well as independent auditors, legal counsel, and tax advisors
  • Frequent interaction and report-outs to key stakeholders in Senior Management including the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Legal Officer, VP Controller, and VP FP&A
  • Oversee the execution of internal controls related to external reporting and technical accounting
  • Identify and implement improvements in the external reporting and SOX compliance processes
  • Serve as the primary contact with external auditors for quarterly and annual request lists associated with the financial statement and SOX audits
  • Ensure that all accounting policies are in accordance with GAAP and are consistently followed throughout the Finance organization
Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years’ direct working experience from Public Accounting and/or Industry
  • Experience in a development-stage biotechnology is preferred
  • Current or prior experience in a Big 4 or similar public accounting firm required
  • Strong commitment to a team approach and awareness of team and individual success dependencies
  • Ability to self-motivate and function independently, driven towards superior effort and performance and the desire to work in a very dynamic environment
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SOX and SEC reporting is required
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

AVROBIO, Inc., a leader in lentiviral-based gene therapies, is a clinical-stage company developing disruptive therapies that have the potential to transform patients’ lives with a single dose. The Company is focused on the development of its gene therapy candidate, AVR‑RD‑01, in Fabry disease, as well as additional gene therapy programs in other lysosomal storage disorders including Gaucher disease, Cystinosis and Pompe disease. AVROBIO’s lentiviral platform has broad potential for other rare and non-rare genetic diseases. AVROBIO is headquartered in Cambridge, MA and has offices in Toronto, ON.

AVROBIO, Inc is an EEO employer