Sr. Financial Reporting and Compliance Manager

Department: Finance
Reports to: Corporate Controller

Under the direction of the Corporate Controller, the Financial Reporting and Compliance Manager is responsible for SEC reporting, technical accounting areas, administrative oversight of employee stock compensation awards, as well as managing the compliance work related to internal controls as required by Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. 

Strategic Focus Areas:

  • Design, implement and participate in projects and activities which support the top and bottom line growth of the company through compliant improvement activities
  • Provide leadership for finance compliance activities
  • Optimize resources within assigned areas to maintain compliance standards and cost discipline
  • Create a positive image of Anika Therapeutics through communication and interaction with key stakeholders including employees, customers, partners, vendors, and appropriate government and regulatory authorities

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of annual Form 10-K, quarterly Form 10-Q, periodic Forms 3, 4, 5 and 8-K’s for SEC reporting
  • Interface with external accountants for quarterly reviews, annual financial statements and internal controls audits, including preparation of required schedules and documentations
  • Monitor, interpret and implement new accounting standards; recommend changes to Company policy and procedure as required
  • Prepare technical position papers as assigned
  • Participate in the monthly and quarterly financial close process
  • Prepare analyses, schedules and reports on an as needed basis, for internal and external financial reporting
  • Participate in the annual budgeting and periodic re-forecasting process, including preparing reports and analyses for management and Board of Directors
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 responsibilities:
  • Manage on-going SOX 404 compliance program, including establishing and monitoring timeline, and scoping documentation and testing requirements
  • Prepare documentation on internal control design and evaluation of design effectiveness
  • Conduct/coordinate internal control testing and prepare documentation in support of testing results
  • Prepare periodic reports for management and Audit Committee
  • Responsible for other duties and projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Experience with public companies
  • 10 or more years accounting experience, including public accounting and SOX 404 experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • MBA or Masters in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, mid-tier accounting software (Microsoft Dynamics AX, Macola, Solomon, etc.) preferred. Crystal Reports experience Excellent communication skills, ability to work independently and collaboratively and strong organizational skills are essential
  • Ability to review or check the work products of others to ensure conformance to standards
  • Ability to work autonomously, effectively manage time and deliver results on time
  • Biotech/medical-device industry experience a plus


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