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Financial Reporting Manager


The Financial Reporting Manager will be directly responsible for managing the preparation of our SEC filings, including the 10-Qs and 10-K, and coordination with our legal team with respect to the Proxy Statement and miscellaneous filings.

In this position you will:

  • Prepare the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
  • Prepare quarterly earnings release
  • Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, BOD package, press release and 10-Q/K
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team
  • Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
  • Prepare the FAS 123R calculations and ensure compliance with technical Support M&A activity including due diligence and preparation of purchase accounting
  • Supervise international accounting and issue identification and resolution
  • Create, implement and maintain comprehensive worldwide accounting policy documents to improve clarity and consistency
  • Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period
  • Support month end and year end closing
  • Participate in other projects as required


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
  • CPA with at least 4 years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, with heavy exposure to SEC and financial reporting
  • An excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
  • International accounting and issue recognition experience;
    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation

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