Manager, SEC Compliance – Invuity, Inc. – San Francisco, CA

Job Description

Title: Manager, SEC Compliance & Compensation

Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Department: Finance

Location: San Francisco

Invuity, Inc. is committed to leveraging advanced photonics technology to transform and create a new standard of care for minimal access surgery. The Company’s patented Intelligent Photonics™ devices provide superior visualization of the surgical cavity enabling precision, efficiency, and safety. Clinical applications include breast and thyroid oncology, plastics, spine, orthopedic, cardiothoracic and general surgery among others.

Position Description:
The Manager, SEC Compliance and Compensation position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of SEC reports including quarterly and annual reports, the proxy and other SEC forms as needed. This role will also support the increased development and documentation of the Company’s key processes for SOX 404 compliance as an emerging growth company. Finally, this role will be responsible for the general administration of the company’s stock option plans, including but not limited to transaction processing, 10b5-1 administration, management of transfer agent relationship and information flows and year-end reporting. Other aspects of compensation accounting will include preparing semi-monthly payroll, monthly sales compensation calculation and monthly bonus calculation. This position will be a key interface between sales, operations, and R&D and the finance team. In addition, this position will have frequent interaction with executive management and the Board. Long term roles and responsibilities will be dependent on the successful candidate’s skill set and career goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
SEC/404/SOX Compliance

Assist with preparation of quarterly, annual and other required SEC reports

Develop documentation on key processes around 404/SOX compliance

Liaison with third party on controls testing

Assist and participate in audit processes to ensure 404/SOX compliance

Update and provide communication materials to board and senior management on proxy items

Stock Administration

Day-to-day administration of all aspects of the company’s stock options compensation plan, ensuring all forms of compensation are administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of the plans from which they are granted

Maintaining database integrity and ensuring accuracy of employee data contained in Invuity’s stock system of record (Equity Edge)

Provide excellent customer service in responding to employee inquiries regarding account information/navigation, stock option exercises, restricted stock vesting, and other frequently asked questions

Adhere to internal processes and procedures, and compliant with international & US tax withholding/reporting requirements

Develop materials and communications to assist with employee education

Perform reconciliation and provide reporting for key SOX controls


Perform all activities necessary to process semi-monthly payroll for over 180 employees, including maintaining related records, filing tax reports and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures and preparing special reports for management

Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, human resources, ADP and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data

Coordinate with HR and 401(k) Administrator/Record-keeper to ensure employee 401(k) payroll contributions are accurate and timely

Assist in collection and preparation of audit schedules and PBC requests

Maintenance of contracts database with legal

Assist Finance team with month-end close

Technical accounting projects as needed

Various other projects as needed

Key Competencies:
Exceptional excel skills and a strong attention to detail

Strong communication in both verbal and written form

Outstanding analytical, communication, and organizational skills

Key Behaviors:
Ability to multi-task, accommodate tight deadlines and work in a fast paced, ever changing environment

Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

Understands concept of confidentiality

Ability to interact with all levels of the organization including Senior Management and the Board

Outstanding problem solving skills

Strong work ethic and ability to work independently

4-5 years of Big Four experience

Active CPA/candidate

Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting strongly preferred

Life science/medical device industry experience a plus.

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