Reporting Accountant Job Description

Reporting Accountant Job Description

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Reporting accountant provides business insight on compliance changes and keep up to date with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Reporting Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reconciles and reviews general ledger, earnings per share calculation, foreign subsidiaries accounting, equity related accounting, and deferred compensation accounting
Work directly with internal groups such as Fund Accounting, Fund Operations, Private Equity Accounting, Investor Reporting, Compliance, Tax, Management Company and Investor Relations to support the financial reporting and regulatory reporting responsibilities
Perform research and analysis on new accounting pronouncements and technical accounting issues
Interpreting the meaning of financial information and making accounting adjustments accordingly
Research various forthcoming accounting and regulatory pronouncements for applicable guidelines that affect our Funds and their associated impact
Make recommendations to the teams on how to proceed with the implementation of new accounting and regulatory pronouncements
Accounting for our stock-based compensation plans and determining the related input assumptions
Prepares and reviews complex financial analyses regarding various issues within the Company and support Finance/Accounting requirements for Key Strategic projects within the Company
Preparation of 10-Q and 10-K filings
Monitoring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including documentation of controls

Reporting Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Reporting Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, PIBR/ACCA, GAAP, US, IFRS, ACCA, SOX, MBA, F5, CFA

Education for Reporting Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the reporting accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Management, Professional Accounting, MBA, English, Sound, Drawing

Skills for Reporting Accountant

Desired skills for reporting accountant include:

US GAAP
IFRS
Microsoft Office
Excel
SAP
Accounting
GAAP
Financial services industry
Financial Reporting would be advantageous
International Financial Reporting Standards

Desired experience for reporting accountant includes:

Possess sound knowledge of SEC reporting including ability to prepare SEC quarterly and annual filings
Ability to gather and analyze data and form relevant conclusions
Expertise related to specific business focus area, as appropriate
Preparing/reviewing footnote disclosure supporting schedules provided to financial reporting team
Compiling financial information to prepare journal entries accurately, completely and timely
Reviewing journal entries, including foreign currency entries

Reporting Accountant Examples

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Reporting Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reporting accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for reporting accountant
  • Work with the Accounting Standards department to lead implementation of newly released accounting guidance and establish internal processes to accurately compile information for disclosures in the SEC filings
  • Research new accounting policy and maintain the funds’ existing policy library
  • Work directly with internal groups such as NAV, Fund Operations, Private Equity Accounting, Investor Reporting, Compliance, Tax, Management Company and Investor Relations to support the financial reporting and regulatory reporting responsibilities
  • Review of monthly, quarterly and annual client accounting and tax reporting deliveries
  • Responsibility of monthly and quarterly regulatory returns
  • Ensure the business remains compliant, keeping abreast of all legislation changes and up to date knowledge of Solvency 2/Pillar 3
  • Working closely with the internal reporting team assisting with financial and management reporting
  • Internal business partnering, working closely with senior stakeholders and management providing ad hoc analysis and reports
  • Financial statement preparation (quarterly and year end), including all supporting documentation and footnote requirements (Fair Value notes, FAS 161, ASU 2011-11, Fund Returns)
  • Coordination with funds external auditor to facilitate all interim and year end requests
Qualifications for reporting accountant
  • Flexibility when solving and making decisions taking into account a broad range of internal and external factors
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders
  • Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Or other major ERP systems
  • ACA or ACCA qualified - newly qualified or 1-2 years' pqe in an industry reporting role
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment that thrives on change
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Reporting Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of reporting accountant. 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 reporting accountant
  • Support the consolidation, GAAP conversion and group reporting processes
  • Prepare consolidation schedules and GAAP conversion adjustments (from local statutory basis to group reporting basis)
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  • Assist with the preparation of regulatory reporting packs
  • Investigate significant movements in the event of regulatory queries
  • Develop your regulatory knowledge and provide the business with key insight of changes to mitigate any risk to the business
  • Working closely with other internal and external key stakeholders such as the FCA, Banks, internal Treasury and Audit departments
  • Evaluate potential capital investments using payback analysis
  • Review and coordinate the Requests for Approval (RFAs) for all approved capital investments
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc CAPEX reports for management
Qualifications for reporting accountant
  • Broad knowledge of SEC, FASB and SOX requirements, accounting principles and practices
  • Bachelor’s Degree (focus in Accounting and Finance) required
  • Excellent communication and ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels of the Company
  • Must be a self-starter with a high motivation level
  • 2-3 years experience, including experience in public accounting
  • CPA license desired
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Reporting Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a reporting accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reporting accountant
  • Assist with evaluating GAAP or STAT reporting requirements
  • Accounting for equity compensation plans
  • Accounting for two parent company subsidiaries which contain shareholder view data that is related to Georgia-Pacific
  • Accounting for company pension plans, including monthly journal entries and vendor payments, and monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting of pension information
  • Participation at Management Committees and Board meetings as appropriate
  • Ensure controls and reconciliations maintained over key accounts, including intercompany, management charges, investments, exceptional items
  • Assist with preparation and analytics of corporate overhead allocations
  • Assist with analytics of intercompany and related party transactions
  • Oversee maintenance of journal entries and balance sheet schedules
  • Ensure accurate records and maintenance for AP, bank and T&L, constant update of vendors and contracts validation
Qualifications for reporting accountant
  • Experience with financial systems, including JD Edwards, SAP, BPC, Webfilings and TM1 a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP required
  • Strong computer experience with Excel, Access, MS Word and Outlook, combined with a background on-line general ledger software/systems
  • Minimum 3 years fund reporting experience or fund accounting experience (where role included audit management and financial statement preparation)
  • Big 4 Chartered Accountant with exposure to Regulatory processes or
  • Skilled in US GAAP and SEC reporting rules and regulations including Form 10K, 10Q
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a reporting accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for reporting accountant
  • Prepares financial statements and reports within regulatory reporting of accounting activities
  • Project management whereby financial reporting objectives are continuously evaluated in relation to ongoing projects and changes in accounting guidance
  • Provide coding guidance to accounting team
  • Process daily or weekly payments as needed
  • Review and complete balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Review P&L accounts to ensure reporting accuracy
  • Make recommendations and present ideas for process improvements
  • Complete special projects and/or prepare reports
  • Assist manager with workload assessments and ensure critical task completion
  • Prepare analytical review on Statement of Comprehensive Income and Balance Sheet, and Notes to Financial Statements
Qualifications for reporting accountant
  • Newly qualified ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Knowledge of bank accounting and financial reporting
  • Leadership—Works well under direction and supervision
  • Client interaction/Relationship-building—Limited client-level support/interaction
  • Problem-solving—Identifies and analyzes routine issues/opportunities
  • Written communications—Solid writing skills
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Reporting Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of reporting accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for reporting accountant
  • Conducting continuous risk based monitoring and testing of key regulations and regulated process
  • Prepare 10-Q, 10-K filings and Earnings Release, evaluate disclosure requirements, and execute XBRL on required filings
  • Prepare and forecast the Weighted Average Shares Outstanding Calculation and the Basic and Diluted Earnings per Share (EPS) calculations
  • Complete all required quarterly and annual government forms
  • Take ownership of sections of the external financial reporting process and controls
  • Must be a goal-driven, enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with the ability to work together and partner with others to achieve assigned projects
  • Assists with quarterly and year-end reporting
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders for information reported within the notes to financial statements
  • Prepare the monthly consolidated financial statements and other calculations
  • Assist with quarterly and annual SEC reporting process
Qualifications for reporting accountant
  • Interpersonal savvy—Works productively with others, particularly in situations where action from other individuals is necessary to achieve the desired results
  • Presentation skills—Possesses the skills to effectively present work results and other issues to superiors and peers, typically within the immediate team
  • Accuracy and timeliness —Maintains a high-level of productivity
  • Integrity and trust—Exemplifies a high degree of honesty and maintains trustworthiness
  • Ethics and values—Adheres to the highest standards in these areas and exhibits the ability to maintain them in the face of adversity
  • Works well independently, , team player

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