Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting Specialist

Posted on 6/3/2024

Legend Biotech

Legend Biotech

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops cell therapies for cancer treatment


Mid, Senior

Somerset County, NJ, USA

Required Skills
Financial analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA, or equivalent certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in external financial reporting, consolidation, and technical accounting, preferably within a publicly traded company or public accounting firm.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and SEC reporting requirements for Foreign Private Issuers.
  • Extensive experience with financial reporting and SEC reporting tools, with OneStream and Workiva experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Well-rounded technical accounting background, with the ability to understand and analyze accounting transactions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey complex financial information to various stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism, with a commitment to maintaining confidentiality and exercising sound judgment.
  • Proven ability to act as a team player, with a strong sense of team to foster a cohesive and coordinated environment, where success is both individually and collectively achieved
  • Act as a primary administrator of both OneStream and Workiva, in support of the consolidation and financial reporting process, ensuring accurate and timely financial data consolidation across global operations.
  • Prepare and file quarterly and annual reports (Forms 6-K, 20-F) and other SEC filings as needed, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Collaborate with various departments, including legal, investor relations, and senior management, to gather necessary information and ensure timely and accurate filings.
  • Monitor changes in SEC regulations and IFRS standards, assessing their impact on financial reporting, and implementing necessary changes to comply with new requirements.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate the audit process and ensure timely completion of audit reports.
  • Assist in the maintenance and execution of the financial reporting processes and controls, ensuring adherence to internal control requirements.
  • Support the broader finance team in ad-hoc projects, financial analysis, and other reporting-related tasks as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of other required non-SEC external reports

Legend Biotech specializes in developing and manufacturing novel cell therapies for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to deliver advanced treatment options for patients worldwide. The company's pipeline of cell therapies includes agents targeting diseases considered intractable and incurable, with a focus on transforming the world of oncology and medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Franklin Township, New Jersey



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth