Controller / External Reporting
Company: Planet Professional
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Job ID: BH487276
Category: SEC Reporting, CPA, Controller
Specialty: Accounting & Finance
VP, Corporate Controller & External Reporting
The successful candidate must have experience in a complex publicly
held organization and have demonstrated the ability to accelerate
the financial close cycle to meet accelerated SEC filing timelines.
He/she must also be familiar with implementing SOX controls and
have experience driving cross-functional process improvements,
including procure-to-pay and record-to-report processes.
This role will partner with Finance and other G&A teams, as
well as our business partners to improve all touch points required
to ensure an accurate and accelerated financial close, and to
identify and provide solutions for process challenges.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS &PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribute to the monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures
and ensure the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of internal
financial reporting to management.
Responsible for the accurate preparation and timely filings of SEC
and IFRS periodic reports including preparation of financial
statements, footnotes and MD&A
Ensure the effectiveness of internal controls and integrity of
accounting records and resulting financial statements, work closely
with CFO and outside auditors to establish a partnership that
ensures full compliance with all requirements, including SOX.
Maintain relationships with external auditors and consultants.
Oversee the company's equity plans, including the stock option and
Oversee revenue recognition and billing activities to ensure proper
revenue recognition and accurate and timely invoicing
Excellent systems and operational skills, including proficiency
with Microsoft Office products, and knowledge of Microsoft
Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams and at
various leadership levels
Thorough technical accounting knowledge of issues, procedures and
Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required, an MBA or Master's
Big 4 public accounting firm experience strongly preferred
15+ years of combined public accounting and industry experience
Strong preference for experience in the biotechnology sector
Current knowledge of SOX compliance and SEC reporting and GAAP
Experience managing an accounting team at a publicly traded
The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We
celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all employees.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
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