Regulatory Reporting Accounting Consultant

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 35 days ago

THE RGP CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
RGP has a unique consulting model that provides opportunities for consultants to work in different ways. Most consultants work in a model where they have the flexibility and autonomy to choose projects aligning to their experience, skills and desired lifestyle. Other opportunities exist in team-based, strategy and solutions work. In all models, you will feel the full support of RGP to assist you in your work and guide you on your chosen path.

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