Manager, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting
Zeltiq - Pleasanton, CA

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Summary:
This position involves researching technical accounting issues, implementing new accounting standards and preparing technical accounting memos. This individual will also assist with SEC reporting, stock compensation accounting and be involved in the first year of SOX implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Technical Accounting/SEC Reporting:
Act as a technical accounting resource for the company by assisting with researching and documenting accounting issues, as well as application to the general ledger group.

Assist in ensuring compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements including evaluating the impact of recent and proposed pronouncements on SEC reporting.

Prepare data and other support information requests as needed for audits and reviews conducted by external auditing firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas.

Assist with the drafting of the Company’s Forms 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy and other SEC filings as needed, including financial statements, footnotes and MD&A.

Prepare and maintain supporting schedules and documentation for SEC filings, including the disclosure checklist and audit support binder.

Assist with the maintenance of XBRL requirements, including block and detail footnote tagging.

Stock Administration:
Assist with stock-based compensation accounting.

Stay abreast of stock administration to ensure the company is in compliance with applicable legal and tax regulations where we operate.

Provide support and education to employees related to equity inquiries.

Prepare daily reports resulting from exercises, run required monthly and quarterly, prepare annual Proxy tables, import and export data.

SOX Compliance:
Establish and maintain relationships with SOX Process Owners, External Auditors and SOX consultants.

Assist Senior Director of IT with administration, monitoring, and enforcement of all IT compliance policies, standards, and audit programs.

Perform SOX materiality and scoping exercise, risk assessment and development of annual SOX plan.

Own the Company’s SOX documentation (narratives and risk control matrices), which includes drafting new controls and modifying existing controls to ensure documentation is current.

Perform segregation of duties analysis and complete various SOX related memos around fraud risk and use of third parties.

Assist with the annual Summary of Control Deficiencies analysis.

Ability to evaluate findings based on quantitative and qualitative factors and make remediation recommendations as necessary and monitor remediation efforts.

Proactively review the company’s control environment and provide recommendations on process / control improvement opportunities to process owners through coaching and influencing.

Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX / PCAOB regulation and current accounting rules.

Other Responsibilities:
Lead on special projects.

Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which ZELTIQ complies.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA required

3-5 years relevant experience, Big 4 public accounting firm experience preferred

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

Strong analytical skills and ability to multitask

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects accordingly

Incumbent must possess good written and spoken communication skills

Highly motivated and dedicated individual.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods. The employee will be required to use a computer for up to 8 hours consecutively. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control and talk or hear.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Summary:
This position involves researching technical accounting issues, implementing new accounting standards and preparing technical accounting memos. This individual will also assist with SEC reporting, stock compensation accounting and be involved in the first year of SOX implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Technical Accounting/SEC Reporting:
Act as a technical accounting resource for the company by assisting with researching and documenting accounting issues, as well as application to the general ledger group.

Assist in ensuring compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements including evaluating the impact of recent and proposed pronouncements on SEC reporting.

Prepare data and other support information requests as needed for audits and reviews conducted by external auditing firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas.

Assist with the drafting of the Company’s Forms 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy and other SEC filings as needed, including financial statements, footnotes and MD&A.

Prepare and maintain supporting schedules and documentation for SEC filings, including the disclosure checklist and audit support binder.

Assist with the maintenance of XBRL requirements, including block and detail footnote tagging.

Stock Administration:
Assist with stock-based compensation accounting.

Stay abreast of stock administration to ensure the company is in compliance with applicable legal and tax regulations where we operate.

Provide support and education to employees related to equity inquiries.

Prepare daily reports resulting from exercises, run required monthly and quarterly, prepare annual Proxy tables, import and export data.

SOX Compliance:
Establish and maintain relationships with SOX Process Owners, External Auditors and SOX consultants.

Assist Senior Director of IT with administration, monitoring, and enforcement of all IT compliance policies, standards, and audit programs.

Perform SOX materiality and scoping exercise, risk assessment and development of annual SOX plan.

Own the Company’s SOX documentation (narratives and risk control matrices), which includes drafting new controls and modifying existing controls to ensure documentation is current.

Perform segregation of duties analysis and complete various SOX related memos around fraud risk and use of third parties.

Assist with the annual Summary of Control Deficiencies analysis.

Ability to evaluate findings based on quantitative and qualitative factors and make remediation recommendations as necessary and monitor remediation efforts.

Proactively review the company’s control environment and provide recommendations on process / control improvement opportunities to process owners through coaching and influencing.

Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX / PCAOB regulation and current accounting rules.

Other Responsibilities:
Lead on special projects.

Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which ZELTIQ complies.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA required

3-5 years relevant experience, Big 4 public accounting firm experience preferred

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

Strong analytical skills and ability to multitask

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects accordingly

Incumbent must possess good written and spoken communication skills

Highly motivated and dedicated individual.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods. The employee will be required to use a computer for up to 8 hours consecutively. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control and talk or hear.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Summary:
This position involves researching technical accounting issues, implementing new accounting standards and preparing technical accounting memos. This individual will also assist with SEC reporting, stock compensation accounting and be involved in the first year of SOX implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Technical Accounting/SEC Reporting:
Act as a technical accounting resource for the company by assisting with researching and documenting accounting issues, as well as application to the general ledger group.

Assist in ensuring compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements including evaluating the impact of recent and proposed pronouncements on SEC reporting.

Prepare data and other support information requests as needed for audits and reviews conducted by external auditing firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas.

Assist with the drafting of the Company’s Forms 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy and other SEC filings as needed, including financial statements, footnotes and MD&A.

Prepare and maintain supporting schedules and documentation for SEC filings, including the disclosure checklist and audit support binder.

Assist with the maintenance of XBRL requirements, including block and detail footnote tagging.

Stock Administration:
Assist with stock-based compensation accounting.

Stay abreast of stock administration to ensure the company is in compliance with applicable legal and tax regulations where we operate.

Provide support and education to employees related to equity inquiries.

Prepare daily reports resulting from exercises, run required monthly and quarterly, prepare annual Proxy tables, import and export data.

SOX Compliance:
Establish and maintain relationships with SOX Process Owners, External Auditors and SOX consultants.

Assist Senior Director of IT with administration, monitoring, and enforcement of all IT compliance policies, standards, and audit programs.

Perform SOX materiality and scoping exercise, risk assessment and development of annual SOX plan.

Own the Company’s SOX documentation (narratives and risk control matrices), which includes drafting new controls and modifying existing controls to ensure documentation is current.

Perform segregation of duties analysis and complete various SOX related memos around fraud risk and use of third parties.

Assist with the annual Summary of Control Deficiencies analysis.

Ability to evaluate findings based on quantitative and qualitative factors and make remediation recommendations as necessary and monitor remediation efforts.

Proactively review the company’s control environment and provide recommendations on process / control improvement opportunities to process owners through coaching and influencing.

Be a subject matter expert for matters relating to internal controls, SOX / PCAOB regulation and current accounting rules.

Other Responsibilities:
Lead on special projects.

Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which ZELTIQ complies.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA required

3-5 years relevant experience, Big 4 public accounting firm experience preferred

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

Strong analytical skills and ability to multitask

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects accordingly

Incumbent must possess good written and spoken communication skills

Highly motivated and dedicated individual.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods. The employee will be required to use a computer for up to 8 hours consecutively. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control and talk or hear.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.