Manager, Financial Reporting

Location: Bedford, MA

Position Scope:

The Manager, Financial Reporting is responsible for assisting and coordinating the preparation and filing of the Company’s external financial statements and related SEC filings, key liaison and coordinating requests and information with the Company’s external auditors, responsible for preparing certain account reconciliations and analyses for certain financial statement accounts and assisting in oversight of Company’s SOX and internal control processes.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the preparation and submission of quarterly/annual financial statements with the SEC
  • Compiles and edits for consistency material received for the Overview, MD&A and Risk Factors sections
  • Assists in coordinating SEC quarterly close timelines and deliverables for the consolidated entity
  • Reviews XBRL filings and coordinates approvals for SEC filings
  • Interfaces and manages requests from external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Assists in working with Company’s Senior Manager, Financial Controls and Compliance and company partners in overseeing the Company’s SOX internal controls documentation and compliance
  • Assists in the research and support of key accounting positions and adoption of new accounting policies
  • Main finance contact in overseeing Company’s equity and stock compensation reporting
  • Assist with other financial reporting obligations (eg: Proxy filings, earnings releases, statutory reporting, etc.)
  • Responsible for coordinating statutory filings (eg: UK entity, 401K Audit, etc.)
  • Responsible for Government Entity Reporting (Census, BEA, etc)
  • Limited involvement in month-end close accounting processes
  • Ownership of consolidation and ERP conversion of one international entity (UK)
  • Completes special projects or other duties as assigned

Job Complexity:

Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with at least 5+ years of financial accounting experience:
  • Experience working with larger multi-national auditing firm
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP required and SEC Regulation S-X and S-K
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), SAP knowledge plus
  • Accountable, assertive and results oriented
  • Hard worker and drive to succeed
  • Internal controls understanding and documentation of relevant financial processes and transactions
  • Experience in accounting software required; SAP experience strongly preferred

Desired Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Biotech/medical device and public company experience a plus, but not required; commercial and manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to question norms and respectfully challenge others
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and collaboratively with strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented, ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on characteristics such as age, gender, gender identity and expression, genetic status, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, military status, family status, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.