Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

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Financial reporting senior provides annual and periodic bookkeeping and full financial statements preparation for SPV clients and funds according to local GAAP and IFRS.

Financial Reporting Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work with external auditors and prepare 401K financial statements and related footnotes for the Company
Prepare quarterly and annual government census reports as needed
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A)
Assist in the preparation of the Stock Based Compensation Disclosures
Assist in the preparation of the EPS calculation
Prepare transaction summaries
Assist in preparation of the company’s Proxy statement
Leading the quarterly and annual financial reporting process
Preparation of Management’s Disclosure and Analysis including key metrics of the business

Financial Reporting Senior Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Financial Reporting Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, CFA, ACCA, SOX, CGFM, CA, TDS, CDFM, CMA

Education for Financial Reporting Senior

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Employers hiring for the financial reporting senior 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, Economics, MBA, Education, Business/Administration, Graduate, Finance/Accounting, Public Accounting

Skills for Financial Reporting Senior

Desired skills for financial reporting senior include:

Preparation of financial statements is an asset
Complex derivatives
Complex situations
Driving adoption of ICFR and driving cross-functional teams in planning and executing multiple
ICFR business processes

Desired experience for financial reporting senior includes:

Facilitating audits and reviews by external auditors
Preparation of commentary and analysis of monthly balance sheet
Maintaining and monitoring completion of monthly financial close checklists to ensure compliance with SOX controls
Public accounting experience!! MUST have CPA or be a CPA candidate
Ability to prioritize, manage time wisely to meet deadlines, communicate effectively
Ability to perform reviews and proactively identify issues while providing solutions

Financial Reporting Senior Examples


Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a financial reporting senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial reporting senior
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly close procedures
  • Assist in budgeting/forecasting process annually
  • Heavy participation in the monthly financial reporting process
  • Assist external audit process by facilitating requests for information and documentation
  • Review annual and semi-annual financial reports, including notes to financials, portfolio of investments, performance calculations and all supporting work papers
  • ODirect and manage the preparation of the monthly capital flash report, including performing and documenting an analytical review of the month’s results and changes to capital and surplus
  • OManage the preparation and perform review of the quarterly and annual statutory financial statement (blue book) footnotes and the annual audited financial statement footnotes
  • OPrepare executive level financial reporting for presentation to the quarterly Disclosure Committee, Audit Committee, and Executive Management Team meetings
  • OManage the completion of various regulatory reports, including rating agency surveys, the annual Management Discussion and Analysis, and responses to regulatory inquiries
  • OProvide audit support to internal/external auditors and serve as liaison for the external auditors
Qualifications for financial reporting senior
  • CPA certification or in pursuit of same
  • Public accounting experience is a major plus
  • Strong communication skills and the utmost degree of professionalism
  • Compilation and presentation of material directly associated with Financial Reporting for presentation to Management and clients
  • Bring a strong eagerness to learn and willingness to be an expert in your field
  • Ability to understand a process and evaluate

Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial reporting senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial reporting senior
  • Support the analysis of revenue recognition
  • Maintain a quarterly financial reporting close schedule
  • Conduct account analyses and research to ensure accuracy and understanding of account balances and activity
  • Prepare journal entries with referenced supporting documentation
  • Prepare various reconciliations, schedules, and reports for internal use and for audit support
  • Prepare audit packages, and coordinate with the external auditor
  • Interact with various levels of staff throughout the organization to obtain information and/or resolve issues for assigned tasks, accounts and/or legal entities
  • Create and/or maintain process documentation and procedures for assigned tasks to support the system of internal controls
  • Assist with the quarterly reviews, annual audit of the consolidated financial statements and support various corporate tax reporting requirements
  • Provides G/L research, input to strategic planning, and may lead special projects as necessary
Qualifications for financial reporting senior
  • 4+ years of related Accounting and Financial Reporting experience
  • OKnowledge and understanding of financial reporting
  • OProven experience leading and managing teams
  • OExperience in driving change and process improvements
  • OExcellent research, analytical, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • OProficient in Excel

Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial reporting senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for financial reporting senior
  • Work with the Company’s external auditors to ensure proper alignment and leverage of management’s internal controls testing
  • Oversight of the closing, consolidation and reporting processes to ensure a high level of data quality
  • Work closely with various internal departments to ensure an efficient closing and reporting process
  • Provide technical assistance, support and guidance to internal customers on various topics such as reporting requirements, financial reports and exceptional transactions
  • Delivery of financial reports to external or internal auditors
  • Identify, develop and drive process efficiencies that improve accuracy, quality and timeliness of financial data and other department deliverables
  • Monthly reporting to executive management of business results for actual and forecast
  • Annual coordination of data to support Deloitte business valuation
  • Quarterly reporting and coordination with Treasury of data to be reported to investors
  • Monthly and quarterly account reconciliations of all assigned accounts
Qualifications for financial reporting senior
  • Significant technical accounting knowledge related to a range of accounting topics such as revenue recognition, restructuring, securitizations, foreign currency, fair value measurements, pensions, derivatives, acquisitions, disposals
  • Head Office reporting controls
  • Workiva/WebFilings Software
  • Minimum of 2 years of financial reporting experience
  • Minimum four years of financial analysis or similar experience
  • Demonstrate leadership and flexibility

Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a financial reporting senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial reporting senior
  • Partner with systems support colleagues to ensure reporting needs are met and smooth operation of financial systems is achieved
  • Coach and develop staff by fostering a team culture of continuous improvement through continuous learning and provocative analysis that challenges preconceptions and the status quo and identifies alternative actions
  • Create a culture that consistently strive toward optimization and automation
  • Financial reporting - internal reporting and regulatory reporting
  • Maintenance of structures that facilitate financial reporting including allocation set maintenance, collection of statistics, chart of accounts, intercompany transaction structure
  • Maintain allocation sets and prepare allocation entries
  • Review trial balance for coding errors or missing accounts and propose corrections
  • Maintain chart of accounts
  • Run reports for internal management review
  • Prepare Line of Business report
Qualifications for financial reporting senior
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance (Accounting preferred) and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in preparing and analyzing financial information
  • Capital Lease accounting experience preferred
  • Working Knowledge of automated general ledger systems, preferably Lawson – GL
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Microsoft Outlook preferred
  • Assist in accurate and timely filing of Company’s 10Q & 10Ks and other SEC filings
  • Prepare/review XBRL instance documents for quarterly and annual filings

Financial Reporting Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of financial reporting senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial reporting senior
  • Prepare and review financial reporting data generated from the business unit finance teams for 10-Q and 10-K disclosures
  • Prepare flash results and forecasts for management review as part of the close process
  • Create new and/or edit existing financial reporting packages to increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports for miscellaneous government survey requests
  • Provide support/assistance to business unit finance teams through verbal and written correspondence as needed
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of external financial statements, including footnotes
  • Prepare certain corporate entries relating to debt, goodwill, intangibles, stock compensation, and commissions, intercompany research
  • Assist in preparation of management reporting & other analysis as required
  • Respond to information requests from government agencies
  • Provide audit support (consolidation schedules and supporting working papers, development of information for footnotes, impairment testing)
Qualifications for financial reporting senior
  • Four years public accounting or five to six years of industry accounting experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize activities in fast-paced environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel (Advanced), Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with enterprise and financial reporting systems such as Epicor, Cognos, Workiva, BlackLine and Solium
  • Public accounting experience is strongly preferred (3-4 years)
  • Reporting experience is required

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