Manager, Financial Reporting

Location: Vienna, VA
Date Posted: 10-07-2018
Job # 11454437
Cordia Partners & Resources is a locally owned Finance and Accounting Executive Search, Contract Staffing and Outsourced Accounting Firm, run by former Chief Financial Officers, Accounting Firm Partners and Recruiting Industry Experts. With three local offices (Washington, DC; Vienna, VA and Rockville, MD) we are effectively positioned to support any size or location of local client. We support the growth of your organization through effective delivery of high quality, cost-effective accounting, business advisory, and recruiting partnerships.
 
One of our progressive and highly profitable technology clients, located in Tyson's Corner, is adding a Financial Reporting Manager to its talented, cohesive financial reporting/SEC reporting team.  This individual will have an amazing chance to join one of the most recognizable names in the area, that pays competitively, offers outstanding benefits and a work-from-home policy after 90 days.  

Manager, Financial Reporting

He/she will support the Director of Financial Reporting and other key members of management to provide experienced consultation and assistance in the execution, successful preparation and reporting of all quarterly and annual reports, completion of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, statutory reporting (and assists with other reporting requirements). The role participates as a key member in the SEC Reporting function by assisting in the planning, preparation and review of all SEC reporting requirements to include but not limited to the Quarterly and Annual Filings (including XBRL).  He/she will provide thought leadership for management's Sarbanes-Oxley approach, development of testing, leading the company-wide project plans, allocation of resources within the teams and coordination of efforts between internal and external auditors.  He/she is also a key contributor in the preparation, project plan development and coordination in multiple audits and plays a key role in other projects as they arise.
 
Position Breakdown:
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation and review of the following reports: Quarterly Reports to SEC; Annual Reports to SEC (and other SEC filings)
  • Monitor and enhance the procedures related to the external reporting process to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxle
  • Drive to completion and overall project management for the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 testing company-wide including providing though leadership of new developments from the technical guidance, development of project plans, allocation of resources within the team, and coordination of efforts between internal and external auditors
  • Assist with coordination, planning and completion of statutory reporting; including, managing external resources including auditors, legal contacts and others to ensure timely filing in various jurisdictions
  • Participate with the implementation of new reporting standards in compliance with international reporting requirements
  • Provide thought leadership to the consolidated Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley approaches to include drafting of the Company-wide scoping memo, position papers around the impact of any deficiencies or changes in planned scope, coordination of information gathering from other departments to complete required analysis and assistance in the adoption of new or clarified guidance where applicable.
  • Utilize strong communication skills to include negotiation, relationship building, fostering collaboration and fostering trust to influence key decisions
  • Lead external reporting process and ensuring public disclosure is complete and accurate
  • Consult with independent auditors on internal control matters and disclosure requirements as required
  • Provide guidance, oversight and training to team members on a project basis to include creating and presenting various trainings for Sarbanes Oxley update courses to staff and upper management
  • Develop a command of key responsibilities in the business, reporting relationships, and establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key business partners and other internal stakeholder groups to understand the business and ensure timely exchange of information.
  • Complete special projects and assignment as required by Management including assistance with other various reporting tasks, analysis, process improvement and integration required.
  • Conduct technical research to conclude on accounting issues
  • Exhibit outstanding leadership qualities and manage staff of 2-4.
  • Assist in preparation of ad hoc reports and analysis as necessary.
  • Interface with external auditors and other advisors, as required
  • Continually contribute to back-end internal and external financial reporting systems projects
 
Position Credentials & Requirements:
  • BS/BA Degree, Accounting required
  • **CPA required**
  • MINIMUM of five (5) years of demonstrated financial reporting and accounting experience
  • Thorough working knowledge of IFRS, U.S. GAAP, SEC and other accounting and reporting standards
  • Big-4, National, Regional Public Accounting Training is required (audit)
  • Highly effective written and spoken communication skills are absolutely required
  • Should be comfortable meeting tight deadlines and working for a publicly traded company
  • SEC Reporting experience from a public company preferred but not required
Compensation Range & Benefits Information:
  • Starting base salary of $120,000-$135,000/per year
  • Competitive bonus target annually
  • Work-from-home/company work schedule flexibility program after 90 days
  • Extremely competitive health/medical/vision etc. for individuals and family
  • Generous 401k Plan
  • Company stock options
  • Cutting-edge office culture with progressive resources and perks
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