Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

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Financial reporting supervisor provides oversight and leadership to the close process, including timelines, process, consolidation and adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) *.

Financial Reporting Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Provides PeopleSoft support to members of the Controller's Group and other bank departments as it relates to areas in PeopleSoft that financial reporting is responsible for overseeing or well-versed in
Must be an expert in Excel and proficient with PowerPoint
Review and filing of regulatory reports with various regulators
Government mandated legal entity reports
Acting as a liaison with various departments within the organization
Recommending enhancements to improve efficiency of procedures
Special projects to support unit and Controllers organization
Ad hoc requests from various teams including external and internal auditors, SOX, and corporate reporting
Oversees day-to-day financial reporting responsibilities for multiple business units to include the review and distribution of financial data and aging, scorecard preparation and explanations and other various financial and trending reports
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Financial Reporting Supervisor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Financial Reporting Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CFA, CGFM

Education for Financial Reporting Supervisor

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Employers hiring for the financial reporting supervisor 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, Education, Graduate, Management, Economics, MBA, Communication, Leadership

Skills for Financial Reporting Supervisor

Desired skills for financial reporting supervisor include:

Advent Geneva system
Sungard InvestOne system
Sungard Investran system
Irish/ UK GAAP and International GAAP
Relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements pertaining to the funds industry
US GAAP
Generally accepted accounting principles and financial statement preparation
PeopleSoft
ActiveDisclosure by Donnelley Financial Solutions
Excel

Desired experience for financial reporting supervisor includes:

Analytics supporting GAAP and FED reporting
Federal Reserve legal entity reporting
Other government mandated legal entity reports
Minimum requirements of High School Diploma or GED
Experience in public accounting in addition to private industry preferred
Entertainment industry expertise helpful, budgeting and planning experience preferred

Financial Reporting Supervisor Examples

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Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of financial reporting supervisor. 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 supervisor
  • A CPA
  • Provides support for addressing business units financial reporting related inquiries and ensuring that changes in reporting have been accounted for properly in the financial statements
  • Provides support to Senior Manager – Financial Reporting for integration and validation of reporting of opening balance sheets as a result of acquisitions
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining SAP/BW reports that support the various deliverables prepared by the balance sheet group
  • Identifies areas for improvement in existing report library and works closely with financial systems group on executing reporting enhancements
  • Participates in other key projects and initiatives impacting balance sheet reporting
  • Execution of monthly and quarterly financial statement closes and preparation and presentation of all related deliverables including balance sheet fluctuation analysis, Time Warner financial package, footnote disclosures and other management reports
  • Assistance with balance sheet data issues that affect the Khalix transmission of financial statements to Time Warner
  • Prepares other Time Warner deliverables including WBEI financial statements and Return on Capital
  • Review and approve monthly journal entries account reconciliations
Qualifications for financial reporting supervisor
  • Prior SEC reporting experience preferred
  • Experience with technical accounting research and documentation preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting reporting systems and software tools
  • Build a detailed personal knowledge of Regulations
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in Accounting/Finance
  • Experience with SEC filings, , Form 10-Q, Form 10-K
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Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a financial reporting supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for financial reporting supervisor
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing and reporting processes
  • Review journal entries and complex account reconciliations
  • Perform the accurate and timely recording of loss reserve data into ledger and the analysis of loss ratio results
  • Assist with compilation of income statement and balance sheet packages and related comprehensive analysis for variances and trends
  • Responsible to report on financial performance to management and senior leadership
  • Assist with the compilation and review of financial statements to ensure statutory compliance
  • Work closely with other functional departments areas to resolve issues and support achievement of business goals
  • Liaison between Accounting/Finance and IT departments
  • Responsible for process improvement and implementation
  • Sets performance standards as they relate to Regulatory Reporting implementation high quality and efficient reporting processes
Qualifications for financial reporting supervisor
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensing strongly preferred
  • Insurance accounting experience desired - GAAP and/or Statutory
  • Make routine decisions regarding deviation from standard procedures and must have ability to identify and escalate issues
  • Active review of the control infrastructure associated with the regulatory reporting production process
  • Address ad-hoc reporting / analysis requests from, including but not limited to Business Units, Finance Heads, IHC, Reporting Agencies, …
  • Manage the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful financial reports, for both management and external users
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Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a financial reporting supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial reporting supervisor
  • Supervision and review of full general ledger accounting of companies under group/fund GAAP (IFRS) and Lux GAAP
  • Preparing annual consolidated financial statements of funds under IFRS or Lux GAAP
  • Communicating with clients on a regular basis, acting as a key contact, ensuring timely and accurate responses to any queries
  • Ensuring efficient operation of daily processing and functions, advise on workflow improvements
  • Manage and supervise a team of senior and junior accountants
  • Establishing efficient workflow standards, providing ongoing feedback and conducting (semi) annual performance reviews
  • Develop ad-hoc analytics and reporting to help the business better understand and manage its costs, risks, capital usage, pricing, growth opportunities
  • At least 5+ years professional experience in corporate finance or accounting
  • Minimum of 1 year prior Supervisory experience
  • Adept presentation skills with an ability to target messaging to different audiences
Qualifications for financial reporting supervisor
  • Ability to work with a limited direct supervision, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to embrace change on multiple level including technology, clients groups
  • Critical thinking and focus on process efficiency
  • Collaborative nature and foster team spirit
  • Experience in coordinating work of others
  • Good understanding of financial/accounting principles, including IFRS knowledge
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Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a financial reporting supervisor. 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 financial reporting supervisor
  • CPA or CPA candidate is preferred, not required
  • Oracle and/or Hyperion HFM experience a plus
  • Experience with Accounting System Administration a plus
  • Manage support staff and monitor timelines of compliance reporting for those QSFs with wage reporting requirements to ensure timely registration with various federal and state agencies informational reporting requirements
  • Supervision, development and coaching of one to two financial analysts
  • Analysis, consolidation and reporting of monthly/quarterly actual and projected financial information
  • Quarterly analysis and review of the company’s operating margins, balance sheet and cash flows
  • Review of intercompany account reconciliations
  • Participation on teams to accomplish team goals
  • Ad hoc requests from management and key customers
Qualifications for financial reporting supervisor
  • Professional accountancy qualification would be a huge asset (qualified or part qualified)
  • Microsoft Office products sufficient to create/update spreadsheets and documents communicate via e-mail
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field from a four year college or university and three (3) years’ experience in specific area of expertise of assigned work area
  • A minimum of two years prior supervisory experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple and changing demands is essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite programs is required
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Financial Reporting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of financial reporting supervisor. 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 financial reporting supervisor
  • Foreign exchange effect reporting
  • Balance sheet variance checks
  • Period to period comparisons
  • Supervise the future team, support their operations
  • Providing financial reports to the management
  • Decision preparation support
  • Communication with the stakeholders (managers, operating units (especially finance department), other departments within Shared Services)
  • Supporting internal audits
  • Interaction with the external actuary for various accounting and reporting requests
  • IFRS MIF reporting to DAG (monthly)
Qualifications for financial reporting supervisor
  • Flexible and highly organized
  • 5+ years experience in public/private accounting or finance
  • Familiarity with SAP and BW (Business Warehouse)
  • Experienced Financial Analyst with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role combined with a post secondary education in Accounting or Finance, possessing or close to completing an accounting designation (CPA)
  • Initiative and creativity in finding efficiencies
  • Ability to quickly learn necessary software applications to complete daily tasks

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