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Senior Director - Finance, Corporate Controller

Company: ReShape Lifesciences Inc.
Location: San Clemente
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

ReShape Lifesciences Inc. is America's premier weight-loss solutions company, offering an integrated portfolio of proven products and services that manage and treat obesity and metabolic disease. Our team is driven by a passion to help patients learn how to make long-term healthy living a part of their everyday lives. Our portfolio includes the FDA-approved Lap-Band - program, the investigational ReShape Vest--- System and the recently launched reshape care --- virtual health coaching program.

Join us as we partner with clinicians to implement our innovative, non-invasive weight loss procedure and one-on-one support that helps inspire patients on their journey towards successful, long-lasting weight loss.

We are located in beautiful San Clemente, California, and offer a hybrid work environment.


ReShape Lifesciences has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Director - Finance and Corporate Controller to join our growing team. This role will oversee the Company's financial functions and related internal operations. The position will be responsible for the establishment of strong systems, policies and procedures that provide accounting control, accurate financial reporting and safeguarding of corporate assets. The role has direct responsibility for the company's external and management financial reporting, general accounting, cost accounting, financial planning and analysis, income tax compliance and treasury functions.

A great fit would be someone who has experience in the Medical Device / Life Science / Healthcare field, as well as someone who has a strong background in SEC reporting requirements, in addition to the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people, both internally and externally, and a strong understanding of the needs of a public company.


Oversee all aspects of the Company's finance processes, general functions and systems, ensuring the financial position of the company is properly reflected in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Plan, develop and implement effective accounting strategies, policies and procedures. Maintain current knowledge of evolving regulations, legal and governmental requirements and industry trends.

Provide and develop in-house technical expertise in the research, interpretation and implementation of complex accounting standards which impact the company.

Lead and coordinate the preparation of all aspects of SEC external reporting, including the preparation of financial footnotes and Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and coordination of document review with management and external audit team.

Develop and monitor effective internal controls for the Company's global finances and oversee management's testing of the company's internal controls.

Oversee and coordinate the information requirements and analysis needed to support external auditors' quarterly reviews and annual audits.

Oversee the company-wide internal management reporting and financial planning and analysis processes, including preparation of the annual operating plan, quarterly income tax provisions, long-range forecasts and analysis of the actual results vs. budget and forecast.

Oversee and review the financial analysis of new initiatives and product development projects prior to the project team's presentation to executive management.

Perform review and negotiation of financial and operating terms of all key contracts, including sales agreements and programs, supply / development agreements, lease agreements, etc. and recommend changes to facilities' operational efficiencies and optimal financial treatment under GAAP.

Provide key financial and decision support of business development initiatives, including evaluation and implementation of investments in new entities and M&A activity.

Oversee the financial review and approval of proposed variations from standard pricing on sales transactions to ensure the preservation of gross margin objectives.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

MBA or CPA certification is preferred

15+ years' progressive combined public accounting and public company accounting experience

SEC financial reporting, management reporting, financial planning and analysis, technical accounting research required

High attention to detail and well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills

Experience with improving business processes and proven track record of driving efficiency improvements

Ability to manage multiple projects and easily adaptable to flexible and changing work environments

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with a high degree of accountability


Hybrid work environment


Business casual dress code

Corporate-sponsored virtual team building events

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance

FSAs, HSAs, long-term and short-term disability

401(k) plan

Employee assistance plan (EAP)

Employee Stock Options


Keywords: ReShape Lifesciences Inc., San Clemente , Senior Director - Finance, Corporate Controller, Accounting, Auditing , San Clemente, California

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