Senior Director of Worldwide Financial Reporting


New York, NY

Industry: Broadcasting


11 - 15 years

Posted 396 days ago

  by    William Hett


  • Responsible for managing External Reporting, Internal Reporting and Consolidations and Financial Project teams (approximately 7 people)
  • Responsible for the preparation and review of the company’s Form 10-Q and 10-K filings, inclusive of financial statement analyses, financial statement disclosure checklist and XBRL tagging
  • Review of quarterly earnings documents, including earnings release, earnings call presentation, trending schedules, management scripts, earnings call Q and A. Liaison with Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, FP and A and Legal
  • Oversee and review worldwide consolidation process
  • Review internal reporting to senior management and audit committee, including the quarterly Earnings Book and Financial Review Decks
  • Oversee cash flowreporting and analysis for external (GAAP) and internal (divisional free cash flow) purposes
  • Responsible for calculation of basic/diluted weighted average shares and EPS
  • Responsible for divisional financialreporting function, including review of Longview and HFM P/L packages and related analyses and support of other divisions and the company’s Corporate Finance teams during monthly close process.
  • Work closely with Divisional Controller’s groups, FP and A, Treasury, HR Finance, Legal and Tax to ensure accuracy of external reports.
  • Act as Financial Reporting lead for debt transactions, including coordination with Legal for support requests and review of offering documents
  • Support ad hoc operational and technical accounting projects
  • Ensure that all relevant key controls are in place and functioning properly in accordance with internal policies and procedures and Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Work with external auditors during quarterly and year end reviews and audits by preparing information requests and addressing inquiries.
  • Reports to Deputy Controller 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPArequired
  • Big 4 needed and mix of public/private ideal
  • 10-15years of relevant work experience, including External Reporting and Public Accounting
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Fosters teamwork by promoting and maintaining an atmosphere of open communication
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening)
  • Ability to develop and present communications geared for varied audiences
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative, be proactive and follow through
  • Prior entertainment and media experience a plus
  • Experience in HFM and Longview a plus

$192K - $240K