External Reporting Specialist

Lexmark   •  

Lexington, KY

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago

The position reports to the senior manager of reporting and corporate consolidations:

  • Will be responsible for supporting certain aspects external reporting filings and communications to investor community including preparation of certain footnote disclosures and proof reading financial report filings as well as communication packages to the investors/parents.
  • Fluent in Mandarin
  • In addition to being detail-oriented, well-organized, and an excellent team player, this candidate must possess a high degree of initiative, the ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment, the ability to work independently, and the ability to thrive in Lexmark's dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Specialized accounting requirements and responsibilities include:
  • Participate in the General Ledger consolidation process as needed.
  • Strong project management skills to assist in implementation of new accounting guidance as they arise
  • Complete disclosures for required financial statement filings and maintiaining understanding of private and public company rules and requirements
  • Strong understanding of foreign currency matters
  • Understanding of China Accounting Standards including key differences from US GAAP
  • Assistance with fulfilling China reporting requests
  • Ability to design and implement processes related to reporting
  • Key participation in researching complex accounting topics as they arise
  • Must be able to perform research and prepare position papers/memos as needed
  • Key participation in resolution of external and internal audit fieldwork and requirements including closure of significant items with external auditors.
  • Key participation in other significant and complex accounting and external reporting matters

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of a BS degree in accounting/finance
  • Strong computer ans system skills,
  • Experience in SAP and implementation of consolidations systems a plus
  • 10+ years experience in accounting/finance
  • 8+ years' experience in reporting and accounting research responsibilities for a large multi-national company
  • CPA designation is required