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Manager/Sr Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

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Location: Redwood City, CA

Company Description
  • Rezolute is a late stage clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for diseases caused by chronic glucose imbalance.
  • Rezolute is preparing to initiate a global Phase 3 trial for their lead clinical asset, RZ358, which is a potential treatment for Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI), an ultra-rare pediatric genetic disorder characterized by excessive production of insulin by the pancreas.
  • The company’s second clinical-stage asset, currently in Phase 2, RZ402, is a selective and potent plasma kallikrein inhibitor (PKI) being developed as a potential oral therapy for the chronic treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME)
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Position Description

As the Manager/Sr Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting, you will have a direct impact on ensuring compliance with public company reporting and accounting rules for a recently public and fast-growing biotech. Reporting to the Director, Accounting, you will be responsible for executing and/or managing SEC reporting and technical accounting activities, supporting book closing activities such as preparation of journal entries, financial analyses and other supporting financial documentation, and assisting in other activities as required such as the administration of our share-based compensation programs, oversight of collaboration arrangements, coordination of audit activities and assistance with Sarbanes-Oxley documentation.

  • Manages the SEC processes including preparation of 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and proxy statement
  • Manages and/or prepares, analyzes, and reconciles all financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, and variance analysis for MD&A
  • Manages and/or assists with technical accounting matters (i.e., collaboration arrangements, financing transactions, new accounting guidance, etc.).
  • Keeps up to date on new and/or revised accounting guidance – drafts technical memos and supports implementation of required process changes
  • Assists with coordination of external audit activities related to the annual audit and quarterly reviews
  • Assists with the management of the Sarbanes-Oxley activities including updating system documentation, testing controls, remediating control deficiencies and coordination efforts with the auditors
  • Manages or prepares analyses in support of all business functions
  • Works across departments to facilitate activities (general counsel, human resources, clinical operations, etc.)
  • Assists with the management of the equity-based systems (EEO) from granting of new awards, coordinating information flow with human resources/payroll, shared-based compensation calculations and financial reporting
  • CPA or CMA license preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent
  • Pharmaceutical / Life Science industry experience preferred
  • At least 5 years of related experience and/or training
  • Working knowledge of SEC reporting, technical accounting and Sarbanes-Oxley rules
  • Ability to work with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in accounting systems (NetSuite), Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to to the attention of Human Resources.

Rezolute (RZLT) currently anticipates the base salary for the Manager/Sr Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting role could range from $145,000 to $165,000 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s geographical location and their qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan (depending, in part, on company and individual performance and at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis). The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described based on current market survey data and the qualifications, education, experience and geographical location of the selected candidate.

Qualifying employees are eligible to participate in benefit programs such as:

  • Health Insurance (Medical / Dental / Vision)
  • Disability, Life & Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Tracking Free Vacation Program
  • 401(k) Plan Match
  • Educational Assistance Benefit
  • Fitness Center Reimbursement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.