Director of Financial Reporting

Gateway Group Personnel  •  Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA

8 - 10 years experience  • 

$144K - $180K ($120K - $150K base, equity potential)
Posted on 05/24/18 by Ron Franks
Gateway Group Personnel
Houston, TX
8 - 10 years experience
$144K - $180K
($120K - $150K base, equity potential)
Posted on 05/24/18 Ron Franks

The Director of Financial Reporting will be directly responsible for managing the preparation of external filings with the SEC, including the 10-Qs and 10-K, and coordination with our legal team with respect to the Proxy Statement and miscellaneous filings. You will also be responsible for the timely reporting of internal monthly reports, dashboard materials and key financial and performance indicators to management for decision making. You will have direct responsibility/oversight for the following activities: statutory financialreporting, financial analysis and governance, compliance, and due diligence activities as needed. The Director of Financial Reporting will be a key member of the accounting leadership team and assume a strategic role in assisting the CAO with the overall management of the accounting group.

In this position you will:

  • Prepare the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
  • Assist in preparation of annual and quarterly earnings releases
  • Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, BOD package, and 10-Q/K
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the CAO and management team
  • Manage communications with auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
  • Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Oversee and participate in the completion of the monthly financials and the reporting thereof. Prepare monthly analytic reports (working capital, SG&A, OIE, etc.) and key financial and performance indicators reports for management
  • Work collaboratively with other departments (i.e. Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, etc.)
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
  • CPA with at least seven years of experience preferably with a public accounting firm, with heavy exposure to SEC and financialreporting. Also, direct experience with E&P company a plus including financial statement preparation and internal reporting
  • Strong business acumen and leadership skills
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting and reporting, and financial statement analysis
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