Director – External Reporting

New York, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage the preparation and/or review of all relevant U.S. GAAP and non-GAAP disclosures in the Company’s 10-Qs/10-K
  • Manage the preparation and/or review of the press release and earnings call script and all supporting documentation
  • Manage the preparation and/or review of the non-GAAP adjustment process to ensure all approvals are received and amounts are appropriately recorded and reconciled.
  • Review quarterly analysis of market submitted data to determine impact on U.S. GAAP disclosures where applicable
  • Review quarterly analytical review of consolidated and divisional results, including streamlining data collection. Work closely with divisional finance personnel on key drivers of financial fluctuations.
  • Keep up-to-date on emerging SEC guidelines and new and proposed U.S. GAAP accounting standards to determine the potential disclosure implications to the Company’s consolidated financial statements
  • Review U.S. GAAP and SEC disclosure checklists for each 10-Q/10-K filing
  • Facilitate quarterly meetings among the External Reporting team and various departments/groups (Divisional management, Legal, HR, etc.) in order to gather information needed to draft external disclosures
  • Liaise with the Investor Relations, Treasury and Legal functions (i.e. support earnings documents, support refinancing presentations, analyst presentation materials, BOD presentations, etc.).
  • Oversee the preparation of analyses for inclusion in quarterly Audit and Finance Committee presentation
  • Coordinate and oversee the management of external auditors as they progress through their review of the Company’s draft 10-Q/10-K disclosures
  • Manage the structure and revisions to SAP Master data and Hyperion Metadata through coordination with FP&A, local finance teams and the Hyperion and SAP IT Admin teams in planning, testing and implementing solutions to inefficiencies identified in accounting and management reporting functionalities in the system
  • Support internal and external audits by providing audit schedules, support and responding to inquiries
  • Ensure adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley internal control testing, documentation and compliance requirements
  • Participate in special projects by supporting management and the project team in various tasks
  • Manage External Reporting team of two managers and three analysts.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Accounting is required
  • CPA certification required
  • 10+ years’ experience (public / private mix required), including the following roles:
  • Strong analytical skills in order to identify errors in accounting quantification or disclosures in all SEC Reporting forms
  • Strong and effective negotiation skills in managing cross-functional projects, including the validation of disclosures and statements to be made publicly in the earnings release
  • Strong business acumen with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with all levels of management and staff (verbal and written)
  • Strong project management skills to manage and execute the completion of the team’s overall workload as well as manage and execute completion of tasks associated with projects within the finance organization and/or cross-functional projects
  • Extensive knowledge of SEC and US GAAP disclosure requirements
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), financial systems and reporting applications. Knowledge on Workiva and Hyperion is preferred

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of the application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 5/22/2019
Salary $150,000 - $180,000 base + bonus






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