Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

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Manager, SEC reporting provides technical expertise for US GAAP and SEC regulations and draft technical memos illustrating guidance and conclusions.

Manager, SEC Reporting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide the global financial organization with US GAAP technical accounting expertise to identify and/or resolve accounting issues
Assist in work paper preparation to ensure that computational results are compliant with US GAAP
Review accounting issues (and relevant supporting documentation) and non-routine transaction checklists prepared at subsidiaries for technical compliance with US GAAP
Prepare consolidated disclosures and financial statement footnotes in accordance with SEC ) and US GAAP requirements
Prepare, review, and analyze various reports for internal and external customers
Prepare and/or review quarterly and year-end GAAP schedules and financial statements that are utilized in the preparation of the 10-K, 10-Q, Investor Supplement and GAAP reports for Allstate subsidiaries and the Company’s pension plans
Supervise staff level employee(s)
Providing technical research on accounting issues and new accounting standards and support internal management of business units
Other components of SEC filings included in quarterly 10-Q’s and annual 10-K’s
Develop strong collaborative and interactive relationship with team members other parties integral to external reporting, including Corporate Reporting, Investor Relations, Communications and Financial Planning & Analysis as key contributors/recipients of SEC Reporting output

Manager, SEC Reporting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, SEC Reporting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA

Education for Manager, SEC Reporting

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, SEC reporting job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, MBA, Public Accounting, Business/Administration, Economics, Technical, Auditing

Skills for Manager, SEC Reporting

Desired skills for manager, SEC reporting include:

US GAAP
U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations
Company’s strategies
Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle
Microsoft office and Workiva
Newly issued accounting standards
Products
SEC disclosure and reporting requirements
SEC regulations and GAAP
GAAP and SEC regulations

Desired experience for manager, SEC reporting includes:

Contribute to the segment reporting change process, including information gathering and recasting of historical results as appropriate
Perform detailed analytical review to support external reporting
Act as a liaison with external auditors
Support multiple business segments and subsidiaries with the research needs of technical accounting issues and process implementation ensuring compliance with company policy and GAAP guidance
Facilitate and coordinate the process of implementing new standards and accounting changes to ensure the company is prepared to comply at the necessary time
Research technical accounting issues and communicate (orally via discussions and written via position papers) the resolution from such research

Manager, SEC Reporting Examples

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Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager, SEC 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 manager, SEC reporting
  • Act as SOX Control Owner for all Dept
  • Primary responsibilities focus on the review, analysis and compliance with disclosure requirements to support the production of the 10K/Q
  • Preparing financial statements and footnotes for the 10-K and 10-Q
  • Analyzing and proposing new accounting standards
  • Assisting with internal management reporting
  • Evaluating internal controls and making recommendations for improvements
  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of two senior accountants and perform related supervisory/review duties
  • Perform financial analysis on the results of the business to be included in monthly internal financial reporting packages
  • Perform technical accounting research for various areas
  • Manage and document the results of quarterly and annual impairment analyses
Qualifications for manager, SEC reporting
  • 4+ years corporate accounting experience, exposure to SEC and financial reporting required
  • Public accounting experience, active CPA highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related, accredited field
  • 5+ years of experience in a public accounting firm and/or a multinational public company environment
  • Experience in SEC Reporting and/or Technical Accounting
  • Experience with multi-currency statement of cash flows
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Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a manager, SEC reporting. 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 manager, SEC reporting
  • Research new accounting standards and technical issues
  • Manage SOX 404 Program including but not limited managing third party SOX relationships, maintaining the company’s SOX application tool, communication both internally and externally to ensure company’s compliance
  • Make recommendations to improve system controls and reduce expenses
  • Supervise and review the quarterly tax provision process with external consultants
  • Maintain and assist in the preparation of annual budgets quarterly forecasts
  • Perform budget vs
  • Prepare various schedules and analyses for internal reporting
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare for quarterly review and annual audits performed by external auditors
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as assigned by supervisor
  • Drafting and maintaining support for public filings and disclosures, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K
Qualifications for manager, SEC reporting
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech or similar industry a must
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in researching new accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of complex issues such as acquisitions, stock compensation, equity
  • High technical aptitude with MS-Excel and other software tools
  • Willingness and desire to be a hands-on contributor
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver effective results
  • 5+ years of experience in a combination of Public Accounting and Public Company experience with Audit and preparation of financial statements and required disclosures
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Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manager, SEC 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 manager, SEC reporting
  • 3+ years of SEC reporting experience, preferably in a retail/consumer product company audited by a Big 4 accounting firm
  • 7+ years overall experience required
  • Big 4 public accounting, with experience serving multi-national clients preferred
  • Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of policies and rules, and constructive discipline
  • Perform ad hoc research and special projects related to a wide range of accounting and financial reporting issues, including equity and debt transactions, stock based
  • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience, an active CPA/CA license, and a strong foundation in Financial Reporting for publicly traded entities (SEC), and early experience within Public accounting
  • Coordinate and prepare consolidated financial statements with related SEC compliant disclosures, including management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations
  • Participate in the preparation and review of the Company’s XBRL exhibits
  • Review financial results, variance analysis and related explanations for accuracy
  • Review earnings releases and other investor presentations to ensure compliance with Regulation G and consistency with SEC filings
Qualifications for manager, SEC reporting
  • Series 99 certification will be required within 6 months of hire date
  • Ability to be a successful member of a team
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP and relevant accounting and financial concepts
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across the organizational
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion and XBRL a plus
  • Ability and desire to build and cultivate strong relationships with team members and internal business partners
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Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a manager, SEC 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 manager, SEC reporting
  • Keeping up to date with the latest regulatory accounting disclosure requirements
  • Ensure internal controls are current and are performed and operating effectively on a timely basis
  • Oversees accounting research and compliance issues relating to filings
  • Prepares financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information
  • Researches and advises senior management on new financial reporting requirements
  • May assist in analyzing financial reports identifying key trends in the business
  • May assist with the creation of presentations for the Board of Directors or stakeholders
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for department
  • Gathers data and prepares documents required for financial statements and footnotes, post IPO compliance (SEC) reporting requirements
  • Ensures data integrity and proper accounting and with auditors who support the review and audit of SEC filings
Qualifications for manager, SEC reporting
  • Background in "Big 4" public accounting preferred
  • Public accounting experience with SEC Reporting (Large CPA firm or Big 4)
  • Strong GAAP knowledge and experience with filing requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting and CPA are required
  • Minimum of 6 to 8 years of relevant experience in financial accounting/reporting
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements is essential
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Manager, SEC Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, SEC reporting. 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 manager, SEC reporting
  • Manage the preparation and review of Quarterly and Annual SEC Reports on Forms 10-Q and 10-K
  • Form 10-Q, 10-K, , including efforts related to XBRL
  • Research complex technical accounting and reporting matters as they arise, and document conclusions reached in accordance with relevant accounting literature
  • Provide ongoing support for the business unit teams and our various other partners as needed
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results in Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Serve as key liaison with external auditors and other professional services providers
  • Manages the Senior Financial Analyst, SEC Reporting, and drives the financial reporting process to ensure internal deadlines are met
  • Provides coaching and guidance to the Senior Financial Analyst, SEC Reporting
  • Acts as the primary liaison between external auditors and SEC reporting group
  • Preparation and review of financial statements and footnotes for inclusion in the Company’s SEC filings
Qualifications for manager, SEC reporting
  • Must be well organized, able to prioritize and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to drive continuous improvement, streamline processes and ensure achievement of Company goals
  • Ability to work extended hours, holiday and weekends during various times of the year
  • 5-7 years in a Big 4 Public Accounting firm and External Reporting position
  • Having ability to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on technical accounting issues
  • Having ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks, excellent project managerial and interpersonal skills, ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects required
  • Exhibiting leadership in organizing, planning and executing projects from conceptualization through implementation across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines

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