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SEC Reporting Manager

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do.To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies wont go challenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them.

Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growth so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.

If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally and personally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 Outbreak,we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time ourapproachwill includevideo discussions, interviews, andonboarding.

Position Summary

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The primary responsibility of the role will be to prepare SEC filings and further develop reporting for this rapidly growing organization. This position will participate in a variety of activities including accounting research, general ledger responsibilities, review of equity awards, financings, and providing accurate and timely financial data for quarterly public reporting.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has the ability to execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic, evolving accounting environment. Candidate should remain open to new projects and/or responsibilities as the business evolves.

Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of the Form 10-K, 10-Q and financial information related to the quarterly earnings releases, including all relevant support, and managing comments from internal management and external auditors to ensure timely filings.
  • Prepare and/or coordinate detailed work papers to support disclosures included in financial statements and SEC Filings (e.g., footnotes, MD&A, business overview updates)
  • Assist with the preparation of other SEC and statutory filings (e.g., 8-K, S-3, S-8, Proxy).
  • Prepare financial statement close process workpapers such as Cash flow, Earning Per Share, Equity rollforward.
  • Responsible for the preparation of certain routine close processes, such as recording accruals and journal entries for assigned departments and areas
  • Assist with the stock administration process, including coordinating with the stock administrator consultant and HR, reviewing employee equity awards, and assisting with communications to employees regarding their equity compensation.
  • Responsible for ASC 718 stock compensation and equity accounting, including stock-based compensation, expense calculation and assumption evaluation.
  • Coordinate, collect and manage feedback from management, attorneys, external auditors, audit committee and the printer to ensure timely SEC filings.
  • Assist in preparing management reports, fluctuation analyses and other deliverables as part of the monthly accounting close package.
  • Research new accounting standards and technical issues; analyze their relevance for and impact to the company.
  • Assist with the coordination of external and internal auditors and act as a liaison for the finance team.

Technical Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in an accredited accounting program and CPA required
  • Minimum of five (5) or more years of progressive experience in both public and industry accounting preferred, of which four or more years must be in public accounting, preferably with a big four firm serving publicly traded companies
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required
  • Ability to research and propose resolutions on complex accounting issues
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with various individuals across multiple departments
  • Strong attention to detail, decision-making, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Life science / biotech experience a plus
  • Oracle or similar ERP experience a plus

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Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contactTalent Acquisitionby calling:(415) 483-8800or byemailingus . For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information.

Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed .

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