Director of Financial Reporting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 by Timothy Robertson
Confidential Company
New York, NY
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 Timothy Robertson

A global luxury retail company in New York City is seeking an experienced Accounting / Finance professional to join their staff as their new Director of Financial Reporting. Please see the description below.

The Director of Financial Reporting is responsible for all aspects of reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The position will oversee accounting research and accounting policies related to new and proposed accounting standards as well as ensuring compliance with existing guidance. This position will also assist with the implementation, maintenance and review of internal controls over financialreporting.  

The Director of Financial Reporting reports to the Vice President, Corporate Controller. This individual is a key member of the Accounting/Finance organization and is involved in the all aspects of those departments. High level of involvement with Legal and Human Resources on external reporting/filing requirements of the company.

Responsibilities: 

?Preparation and filing of SEC periodic reports such as Forms 8-K, 10-Q and our Annual Report on Form 10-K. Preparation and development of the financial statements and disclosures included in management?s discussion and analysis.  

?Assists in the preparation of ALL other SEC filings such as registration statements and DEF 14A, as well as the 401(K) Planfinancial statements. 

?Ensures compliance with all SEC, FASB, NYSE and eventual IFRS rules and regulations. 

?Develops and manages SEC filings related to XBRL reporting. 

?Completes monthly reports with various groups such as Board, bank groups or other parties. 

?Responsible for the coordination, analysis and completion of quarterly technical accounting areas position memos such as accounting for assetsfixed assets and /intangible asset impairment requirements. Leads any coordination or contract negotiations with third parties.

?Involved in the coordination, planning and execution of all aspects of the quarterly reviews and the external audit process.  

?Assists with the review and preparation of the quarterly and annual earnings release. Assists in the preparation of materials for the Audit Committee and Board of Directors.

?Manages share-based compensation accounting, reporting and disclosures.  

?Conducts, supports and assists with the internal controls function and ongoing Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements.  

?Leads all technical accounting research efforts. Analyzes, researches and concludes on new and proposed accounting, reporting and disclosure standards issued by the SEC and FASB and prepare memorandums regarding the Company?s position and impact on the Company. 

?Ensures all new or modified contracts impacting revenue are appropriately accounted for in accordance with revenue recognition accounting standards.

?Writes, implements and ensures effective and practical implementation of company accounting policies. 

?Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating staff; assists in developing and implementing continued training for professional accounting associates. 

?Liaison with finance department, internal legal counsel and external independent auditors.

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