The Senior Director, Finance & Corporate Controller will be responsible for managing the Accounting, SEC and internal reporting, Tax Compliance and Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting, and the Stock Administration and Treasury functions of the Company. The individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the Company?s financial policies and procedures pertaining to business processes or internal controls, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all publicly filed financial or disclosure documents, and the preparation of the company?s annual budget and periodic forecasts. The individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining budgetary controls and procedures and external and management reporting. The individual will ensure the company?s compliance with all accounting rules and regulations and local, state and federal tax requirements, including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance and other corporate governance matters. This position is a hands-on role and will report directly to the EVP Finance & Chief Financial Officer.
Directs the Accounting and Internal Reporting, Payroll, Corporate Compliance, and Stock Administration functions
Prepares SEC documents and filings
Prepares Annual Budget and periodic Forecasts
Establishes and maintains the Company?s financial policies and procedures in accordance with all accounting rules and regulations
Leads annual SOX compliance project and is lead liaison with external audit firms.
Manage tax returns and tax provision with external tax advisor.
Uses complex thinking and critical analysis when solving business issues and negotiations;
Responsible for the financial review of all company contracts
Researches, determines and documents the accounting implications of major transactions
Provides accounting and business expertise to all business development transactions
Assess the financial implications of new accounting pronouncements on the Company?s operations and issues assessment of implications to management and auditors
Perform all 401(k) ?administrator? duties and manage 401K audit process and annual Form 5500 filing; with plan provider and external audit firm
Prepare and review the Company?s SEC financial statements and filings, including XBRL.
Participate and provide financial expertise to project teams.
Manage government grant reporting compliance and financial audit requirements.
Manage company?s treasury function.
Manage company?s purchasing function.
Strong expertise in the areas of SEC and general accounting, and stock administration ? significant prior public company experience is a must
BS/MBA in accounting and CPA
15+ years of related experience in Finance, 10+ years of management experience
Experience budgeting and forecasting in a project-based environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Develops and provides challenging assignments to direct reports
Knowledge and understanding of biotechnology industry
Experience with Great Plains and Equity Edge is a must
Experience with R&D Logic time reporting and budgeting system, or similar project based financial planning system
Experience in working well within a small team environment
Now is the perfect time for you to consider a move to Cytokinetics where you can put all of your skills to maximum use. You will enjoy a truly unique culture as well as a competitive benefits program.