Regulatory Reporting Accounting Consultant

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Business Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As a Regulatory Reporting Accounting Consultant, you will address clients' critical SEC and financial reporting needs by assisting with milestone projects and/or vital interim needs.

ATTRIBUTES OF CONSULTANTS WITH RGP

  • Respect for people and opinions and confidently offer your point-of-view with clients and among colleagues
  • A drive for proactively cultivating relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Optimism when faced with challenges and complex situations, coupled with the drive to solve client issues
  • Dedication to continuous improvement and development of your skillset and talents
  • A strong personal identification with RGP's values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Lead clients through SEC reporting (including 10-K, 10-Q, S-1) and other filings, perform complex analyses on the client's financial statements and operating results related to the preparation of periodic filings with the SEC (primarily Forms 10-K and 10-Q), including footnotes and Management's Discussion and Analyses
  • Monitor new accounting standards, provide analyses, and drive implementation to comply with GAAP, FASB, and SEC regulations
  • Draft and review complex sets of financial statements with disclosures, prepare consolidated schedules and analyze results on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Support other SEC filings or investor communications including press releases, conference call scripts, investor conference materials, registration statements and/or proxy statements
  • Work closely with external and internal auditors

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree of Finance or Accounting required
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 8-plus years of experience in an external reporting or technical accounting role with a large multinational corporation and/or Big Four or large regional accounting firm
  • Strong understanding of FASB, US GAAP, and SEC rules and regulations
  • Excellent consulting, influencing, and negotiation skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of an organization with a strong attention to detail