Manager, External Financial Reporting in Fort Worth, TX

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Novartis Pharmaceuticals   •  

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 66 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

• Alcon's External Financial Reporting team is responsible for producing high quality external financial reporting in accordance with regulatory accounting and disclosure requirements.


• This position reports directly to the Head of External Financial Reporting at the Alcon campus in Fort Worth, Texas, and will regularly interface with cross-functional and cross-border colleagues in Accounting, Finance, Tax, Legal, Treasury, and Investor Relations. The team's overall responsibilities are summarized below:


• Prepare and review all SEC filings, including interim and year-end reporting and earnings releases


• XBRL tagging as required for the above filings (supported by Workiva)


• Compile assigned financial statements, footnotes, MD&A and all other components of the filings (example Manager of External Financial Reporting responsibilities include footnotes for Basis of Preparation, Segments, Property, Plant, & Equipment, Goodwill & Intangible Assets, Inventories, Trade Receivables, and Provisions and Other Current- and Non-current Liabilities)


• Coordinate with Legal function on incremental SEC filings as needed


• Other required financial reporting such as OECD Country by Country Report, Swiss National Bank statistical reporting, and Statutory reporting.


• Manager of External Reporting will be responsible for coordinating completion of Swiss Statistical reporting and for collecting and monitoring affiliate statutory reporting


• Analyze and implement changes in IFRS, US GAAP, and SEC pronouncements


• Perform ad hoc technical accounting and reporting research for assigned topics using Intelligize and PwC Inform research tools


• Ensure proper accounting and reporting for share-based compensation, employee benefits, and treasury matters


• Work with external and internal auditors, as requested.


• Example responsibilities for the Manager of External Financial Reporting include the monitoring of external auditor fees, ownership of policies related to external auditors (e.g., hiring and pre-approval of services), and supporting calendar coordination with external auditors


• Assist with ad hoc projects and responsibilities


• Train associates on External financial reporting inputs and deliverables


• Role model leadership style which is inclusive, proactive, and respectful


• Demonstrate change agility, innovation/creativity, and results-driven focus


• Consistently execute deliverables with high quality



Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email toalcon.recruitment@alcon.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters: If you'd like to view a copy of the Alcon's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email alcon.er@alcon.com.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

• CPA license

• Bachelor's degree

• Ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English

• Minimum of 5 years directly related experience


Preferred:

• Strong technical accounting and reporting competencies in IFRS or US GAAP

• In-depth understanding of SEC Rules and Regulations

• Experience performing independent research / analysis associated with accounting and regulatory pronouncements (e.g., impact of new accounting standards on Company financial statements)

• Detail-oriented with demonstrated oral and written communication skills Preferred:

• Experience with a major public accounting firm (Big 4 preferred)

• Public multi-national Company experience

• Medical Device / Life Sciences industry knowledge

• Technical accounting expertise in share-based compensation or employee benefits

• Experience writing accounting memos

• Experience executing / documenting SOX controls

• Line management experience with team responsibility

• Experience working with Workiva external reporting platform, Intelligize research tool, or PwC Inform research tool

Valid Through: 2019-9-13