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Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

Boston, MA

Job Description

Coordinate and prepare all SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks. Perform technical accounting research as necessary and determine appropriate accounting treatment. Manage and review the accounting for employee equity programs and payroll. Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley ongoing compliance, including updating policies and procedures to enhance the control environment.


  • Ensure the Company’s SEC filings are of the highest standards of quality, GAAP-compliant, and useful to management and the investing public.
  • Manage quarterly and annual process for filing the Forms 10-Q and 10-K adhering to strict timelines, including drafting and filing financial statements and footnote disclosures and coordinating review by management, legal counsel, and independent accountants.
  • Prepare review and file other periodic SEC documents, including, but not limited to Forms 8-K, and DEF 14A.
  • Maintain external reporting calendar including scheduling and coordination of independent auditors.
  • Coordinate with Investor Relations to prepare earnings releases, including pro forma results, as well as investor presentations.
  • Manage communications with external auditors on financial reporting, control environment, and key accounting decisions.
  • Research accounting and reporting guidance including evaluating the impact of new guidance on the Company’s financial statements and implementing new accounting standards, as required.
  • Identify sustainable strategic improvements, suggest corrective actions, coordinate implementation, and track efficiencies achieved.
  • Assist with the ongoing compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Identify process improvements and assist in the implementation of related processes, policies and procedures to enhance the control environment.
  • Prepare necessary calculations for equity based compensation accounting and equity disclosures.
  • Review of certain payroll related month end accrual calculations. 



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in accounting or related discipline. Masters Degree in Accounting or Business Administration is beneficial.
  • 4 – 6 years of related experience, including at least 3 years in a Big 4 accounting firm.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, FASB codification and pronouncements, and SEC reporting requirements, as well as ability to clearly and concisely document and effectively communicate complex accounting and reporting issues.
  • Experience with stock-based compensation accounting.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism.
  • Certification/Licensure: CPA strongly preferred
Requisition ID: 19267