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Job #: 03-251

Job Title: SEC Reporting Manager

Location: Waltham, MA

Company Overview:

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. We have used our proprietary drug discovery platform to develop a diverse pipeline of drug candidates designed to improve outcomes for patients with cancer by enhancing the quality, rate and/or durability of their responses to treatment. We currently have three programs in clinical development. Deciphera (NASDAQ: DCPH) is a publicly traded company headquartered just outside in Waltham, Massachusetts.

We offer an outstanding culture and opportunity for personal and professional growth based on these key principles:

  • Providing a collaborative, energized and fun work environment where people are empowered and supported in the achievement of their career goals
  • A diverse and multi-disciplinary workforce
  • Dedicated and talented people who are passionate about achieving excellence in all they do
  • A work environment that allows you to balance your priorities
  • Above all else, a commitment to the patients we serve

Role Summary:

The SEC Reporting Manager will be directly responsible for managing the preparation of our SEC filings, including the Form 10-Qs and 10-K, and coordination within the organization with respect to miscellaneous filings. This position will report to the Corporate Controller and will be located in our headquarters in Waltham, MA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and filing of all SEC financial reports (not limited to, but including Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, and Form 8-K)
  • Proof and validate other filings with the SEC (not limited to, but including proxy)
  • Manage the preparation of work papers supporting SEC financial filings requirements including financial statements, footnote disclosures, MD&A, etc.
  • Manage XBRL process
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance
  • Create and maintain our SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadlines
  • Design and update accounting policies and procedures to comply with internal control requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting
  • CPA with 4-6+ years of financial accounting experience with Big 4 or national public accounting firm and/or industry experience
  • An excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity.
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment across multiple senior levels of management.

Deciphera offers competitive compensation, including equity-based compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life insurance and a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care.