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Financial Reporting Manager

Company: Brilliant Staffing Llc
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Role Financial Reporting Manager*Hybrid (3 days a week on-site, room for flex down the road)*Job Summary:The following job description is intended to include various matters that would be assigned to a Manager of Financial Reporting. Since there could be multiple individuals that hold this title, this is a general job description and not all of the items in this description may be applicable to one individual person.The incumbent will manage the preparation of financial statements, disclosures and related SEC filings, manage technical accounting research and participate in the accounting for certain technical areas such as derivatives, leases, pensions or stock-based compensation. The role serves as a subject matter expert on the requirements of the SEC, FASB and similar organizations. Analyzes the accounting impact of new rules, business practices, business events and developments, helps coordinate their implementations and assists with development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance.Matrix ResponsibilitiesProvides leadership, guidance, coaching, and process oversight for financial reporting and certain areas within corporate accounting of the corporate controllers groupProvides direction to individuals regarding the overall matters that pertain to the financial reporting groupEmpowers and grants the proper level of responsibility and authority for others to learn, grow into new responsibilities and make proper decisions to obtain the overall department objectivesDemonstrates the highest level of integrity and trust in all aspects of the job by working continually towards self-development, staying abreast of all current information and technology, and be knowledgeable with the regulatory governing bodies affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliancePromotes the corporate controllers group by developing strong relationships between department members and other departments through a high degree of communication across managementPromotes the matrix organizational structure, including cross communication, and encourages cross involvement between people and groupsFinancial Statements and DisclosuresManages the preparation of SEC filings related to financial statements and results of operations, including the annual 10-K, quarterly 10-Qs and periodic 8-Ks for earnings releases and other required events. Includes the preparation of financial statements and disclosures in accordance with the requirements of authoritative organizations such as the SEC, FASB and IASBSupervises the updating and maintenance of lease system in order to develop disclosures of lease obligations including collection of information from operating departments, reviewing lease contracts and analysis of expense or capitalizationManages all accounting requirements related to benefit plans including financial statements and other mattersPreparation of financial statements for certain domestic and foreign subsidiariesCompliance and AuditMonitors the development of new and revised reporting rules and regulations and maintains a working knowledge of all accounting and reporting pronouncements of the SEC, FASB and similar organizations.Responsible for analyzing the accounting, reporting and disclosure impact of pronouncements; while assisting with implementation, and supporting the development of policies and procedures for compliancePerforms research and analysis of specific business developments and reporting issues as they arise, summarizing results for management including potential joint ventures and due diligence efforts related to potential acquisitionsTechnical Accounting AreasResponsible for, or assists, as needed, with the accounting for certain areas that have significant technical accounting ramifications such as stock-based compensation, derivatives, leases, retirement benefits and deferred compensation plansSupports periodic calculations of basic and diluted earnings per share including required EPS disclosuresOther AreasProvides assistance to Senior Management throughout the Company on various projects, as requiredDevelop greater analyses skills across the finance teamInitiates, researches and documents improvements to current methods and proceduresPerforms or directs the performance of special projects as assignedInvestigates and implements process changes to promote internal controls to efficiently process department transactions and other responsibilitiesInternal ControlsUnderstands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal control deficienciesSuccessful incumbents will have:Bachelors degree in Accounting.CPA certification.At least 8 to 10 years of work experience in a combination of public accounting and private industry, including 3 to 5 years of substantial reporting experience.Well-rounded knowledge of financial reporting rules and regulations, and the ability to apply business and financial concepts.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Experience with SAP systems a plus.Ability to work effectively with all levels of management in a deadline-oriented environment.Excellent oral and written communication skills#PermIL2024by Jobble

Keywords: Brilliant Staffing Llc, Chicago , Financial Reporting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Northbrook, Illinois

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