Accounting & Reporting Job Description

Accounting & Reporting Job Description

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Accounting & reporting provides interpretation of new IFRS/GAAP and SEC rules and regulations and their effect on the business.

Accounting & Reporting Duties & Responsibilities

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Evaluate and automate processes as applicable to improve a manual, excel-based environment
Use your analytical, accounting and IT skills to ensure the high quality and consistency of accounting and reporting processes in compliance with both US GAAP and local statutory requirements
You will be a key contributor to the quarter close process and the consolidation of the Film Segment financials
You will lead the collection and review of quarterly data requests, including the disclosure checklists and certifications, from the Film business units
You will be responsible for the quarterly process of preparing a balance sheet & Income statement review package
You will be working closely with the Controller to ensure there are adequate levels of review and oversight over the domestic and international business units’ accounting and reporting processes
You will perform technical accounting research as required, assist in providing technical guidance to Global Controller and work with business units to implement new standards as necessary
You will coordinate the overall completion and review of account reconciliations
You will be managing annual SOX 404 certification and audits
You will assist with ad-hoc projects as needed

Accounting & Reporting Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting & Reporting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, MBA, CIA, FRM, CAIA, CCA, CA, CFA, SOX

Education for Accounting & Reporting

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Employers hiring for the accounting & reporting job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Economics, Management, MBA, Accountancy, Communication

Skills for Accounting & Reporting

Desired skills for accounting & reporting include:

Industry standards and regulations
IFRS
GAAP
GAAP and SEC
SEC rules and regulations
U.S. GAAP
Excel
Gain project experience in SAP’s new S/4HANA Finance and future solutions
Accounting under IFRS
Financial Products

Desired experience for accounting & reporting includes:

Possess a Strong Technical Accounting knowledge of USGAAP and SEC matters
Ability to take initiative to quickly analyze complex problems and develop solutions
BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field is required
Previous entertainment industry experience in Television Distribution accounting/finance preferred
Strongly prefer candidates with Domestic or Int’l Broadcast Television and/or Television Production accounting/finance experience
Must be able to work under pressure and under tight deadlines

Accounting & Reporting Examples

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Accounting & Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounting & reporting. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting & reporting
  • Assist with reporting related to M&A transactions
  • Support divisional month end reporting process
  • Provide technical updates and training as necessary to the global finance organization other corporate functions
  • Coordinate year-end audit and quarterly reviews of financial statements by outside auditors
  • Interact with the external audit partner and managers on various technical issues that arise on the audit
  • Responsible for the adequacy of documentation and review of internal controls and compliance with SOX 404 for all related processes
  • Oversee the preparation of the internal monthly financial reporting package
  • Participate in the ancillary audits such as the 401(K) plans, including the filing of Form 11-K, other joint venture audits
  • Review the account reconciliation process review of all general ledger accounts
  • Perform account reconciliation oversight reviews for all general ledger accounts under your responsibility
Qualifications for accounting & reporting
  • Seven to ten years accounting experience
  • Understanding of foreign currency translation and remeasurement
  • 10-15 years of broker dealer regulatory reporting experience
  • Strong Rule 15c3-1 and 15c3-3 knowledge and experience
  • Experience interacting with systems in developing and maintaining technology solutions
  • Federal Reserve reporting experience
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting & reporting. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting & reporting
  • Conducting account and performance analyses
  • Handling investor, management, and regulatory reporting for multiple legal entities transacting in global capital markets
  • Launching new funds and managed accounts
  • Handling complex investor transactions
  • Conducting historical analyses
  • Fielding bespoke requests from the firm's Senior Management and Investor Relations Group
  • Re-engineering and implementing processes
  • Testing and integrating various types of software
  • Prepare and submit accurate financial statements in accordance with Russian standards (quarterly and annually), being the acting Chief accountant for 2 legal entities (Ruscan and Ruscan distribution)
  • Ensure compliance with Russian accounting legislation, Finance manual and other policies and procedures, strong controls and procedures (post-ICE initiative) are developed to cover processes in charge, to be executed by the team in efficient way, to minimize risks of inaccurate or non-timely transactions or fraud
Qualifications for accounting & reporting
  • Prepare and review information used in external reporting (Earnings Release, 10K, Census Bureau) & support the SEC filing each quarter
  • Collaborate closely with team to ensure continuous improvement of the closing process
  • Perform reviews and provide reporting related guidance to Controller’s Group teams and field locations
  • Previous entertainment industry experience in Television Distribution accounting/finance required
  • Co-Lead the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow analysis & reporting process
  • Present to Controller and CFO quarterly insights on the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accounting & reporting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting & reporting
  • Management of small staff
  • Prepare and maintain full set of accounts for multiple clients and ensure high standard of compliance and accuracy
  • To provide support to team members and supervise subordinates to ensure service excellence and on time delivery to clients
  • To ensure timely and accurate completion of statutory returns and reporting based on local tax rules and regulations
  • To provide timely business support to various stakeholders
  • To ensure compliance with GST rules & regulations
  • Maintain good client relationship and attend to clients' queries and requests professionally
  • Liaise with external parties, auditors, tax agents, bankers and relevant authorities
  • Manage ad-hoc assignments when required
  • Provide functional guidance from an accounting perspective for business transactions to ensure accurate accounting and financial reporting
Qualifications for accounting & reporting
  • 5-7 years’ experience processing U.S. multi-state payroll and tax filings
  • Accounting or Finance BA/BS degree
  • Maintain company policies and procedures to be in line with current US GAAP guidelines
  • Intermediate knowledge of financial products (ex
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Financial Accounting or Regulatory Reporting area
  • Minimum 7 years experiences in general accounting & reporting or other accounting function including 3 years specialised in or have competent knowledge in Book to Report processes
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Accounting & Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accounting & reporting. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting & reporting
  • Assist in the annual and quarterly preparation of GAAP financial statements for two SEC registrants and annual reporting for various subsidiaries
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving the overall internal control environment and implementing policies and procedures where necessary to ensure the adequate safe guarding of company assets
  • Manages the reconciliation of core movements and inventory between customers, cross docks, warehouses and core recyclers
  • Compiles key performance indicators, identifies opportunities to develop and implement sustainable improvement actions, and reports out on performance to executive audiences
  • Performs and communicates financial analysis for Core Returns Group to support the Power Solutions Lead Business month end closing process and planning/forecasting process as needed
  • Collaborates with external and internal customers to ensure proper reimbursement of core returns and accurate tracking of core inventory occurs
  • Supports the implementation of Power Solutions, business group and/or departmental initiatives
  • Manage cash reconciliation process
  • Work closely with University Finance on all Advancement related issues including systems, reporting, and closing calendars
  • Work closely with the Director of Gift and Donor Records to implement process improvements and react to changing business needs to assure the integrity of gift processing and gift system feed to the general ledger
Qualifications for accounting & reporting
  • Advanced degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
  • CPA and/or CMA is preferred
  • 6-8 years of financial accounting experience in either public accounting or industry
  • 6-8 years of energy derivative accounting experience in the North American natural gas, power, or NGL industries
  • High attention to detail and organization while managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Track record of delivering successful results within a team environment
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an accounting & reporting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting & reporting
  • Work closely with Senior Director of Gift and Donor Services to provide necessary information and review materials for internal and external audits
  • Identify and research the tax accounting treatment of transactions and other technical accounting and tax matters
  • Draft quarterly and annual income tax disclosures, and compile publicly reported income tax information
  • Provide clear, updated and relevant management information
  • Drive commonality and efficiency
  • Ensure delivery of Finance objectives
  • Lead the team of professional accountants and a financial controller, and develop people in their role
  • Engage with CFO
  • To streamline the FFIEC 009, TIC and process by making the current process more efficient, and propose solutions for automation
  • Review if current database is providing the right fields for reporting based on instructions and proposed short and long term solutions and fix the issues
Qualifications for accounting & reporting
  • Highly motivated with the ability and desire to consistently enhance personal and team performance
  • Prior experience with a large regional or global participant in the energy markets
  • Prior experience with SAP and/or Business Objects  
  • Previous work experience (minimum 3 years) as accountant in insurance or reinsurance or financial institution
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting and/or Finance required, Advanced degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
  • CPA and/or CMA is preferred English

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