External Reporting Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17


Job Summary

This position will be an integral member of the External Reporting team. General responsibilities will include preparation of SEC filings and other statutory filing requirements. Role will also include cross-functional collaboration and continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Manage the preparation of all aspects of Form 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, and other financial related SEC Filings and other consolidated statutory filing requirements
  • Manage and coordinate the quarterly review process and annual audit process with external auditors
  • Assist the Director of External Reporting in the development and implementation of financial standards and internal controls across the global organization, including coordination with Internal Audit
  • Manage the documentation, review and maintenance of the Corporate Controller Policies and Procedures
  • Manage the preparation of materials related to the annual goodwill and intangibles impairment analysis
  • Manage the annual actuarial valuation of the Company’s material pension plans
  • Key resource on technical accounting topics and support Global Business Units and Corporate on technical accounting questions/issues and implementation of new accounting pronouncements
  • Stay abreast of new accounting/auditing pronouncements and related authoritative literature to gain an understanding of their impact on the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process and Policies and Procedures
  • Critical focus on Continuous Improvement initiatives that increase the efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness of all external reporting deliverables.
  • Assist with due diligence and purchase price allocation on M&A projects
  • Own and maintain the Company’s global account reconciliation program and monitor business unit compliance with account reconciliation policies
  • Works closely with others in the department as well as other departments at the Corporate office
  • Other job related duties as assigned

Job Requirements & Skills

  • Requires a BA/BS in Accounting - CPA certification preferred.
  • Requires 6+ years of experience either in a Big 4 public accounting firm or persons with a combination of public accounting and industry experience with SEC reporting and internal control experience preferred.
  • Requires strong working knowledge of GAAP, SEC, ASC/FASB and technical accounting pronouncements.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must be a proactive self-starter who shows initiative.
  • Strong work ethic and sense of personal responsibility for work outcomes.
  • Excellent computer skills, with strong working knowledge of Excel and Word.  Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), SAP and other software a plus.
  • Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with all levels and functions in the organization.
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Must be flexible, organized and able to accurately work under time constraints and deadlines.
  • Ability to take work direction from several people and effectively prioritize duties.
  • Ability to build relationships quickly and to influence effectively in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

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