Reporting & Accounting Manager Job Description

Reporting & Accounting Manager Job Description

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Reporting & accounting manager provides accounting guidance to the European HQ accounting team, potentially throughout the region, interpreting and applying US GAAP requirements in coordination with Corporate Accounting & Financial Reporting team and Accounting & Financial Compliance Director EMEA.

Reporting & Accounting Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Exhibits a thorough understanding of technical accounting concepts for investments under IFRS, US GAAP and Statutory basis of accounting
Work on the timely and accurate production of all required SEC filings
Provide a level of expertise in relation to SEC Reporting, including preparation and review of quarterly and annual filings and other statutory reports
Monitor all financial accounting and reporting changes and requirements issued by the Finance and Accounting teams and implement necessary changes to meet needs
Review quarterly earnings materials prepared by Investor Relations for accuracy and consistency with other SEC filings, as applicable
Serve as the go-to-person on all technical accounting areas and interface with other departments to verify data and issues
Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, and all internal financial accounting and control policies
Perform research on technical accounting matters including ability to read, analyze, and interpret guidance, ability to respond effectively and prepare technical accounting memorandum including documenting necessary accounting positions
Work with direct reports to establish performance goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of team
Serve as the owner of the general ledger

Reporting & Accounting Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Reporting & Accounting Manager

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Education for Reporting & Accounting Manager

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Employers hiring for the reporting & accounting manager 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, Economics, MBA, Business/Administration, Management, Manufacturing, Marketing

Skills for Reporting & Accounting Manager

Desired skills for reporting & accounting manager include:

US GAAP
Complexities of a large global company and ability to operate within a matrix environment
IRS and DOL employee benefit requirements
SEC
Design and execution of internal controls to provide comfort with financial disclosures and reporting risks
IFRS
Regulatory compliance
Accounting and reporting
Accounting policies and procedures
Accounting systems

Desired experience for reporting & accounting manager includes:

Advanced knowledge and understanding of legal, regulatory and accounting principles which directly affect Wealth Management & Securities Services business lines and clients
Minimum of six to eight years proven and progressive accounting, reporting and supervisory experience in a banking environment or equivalent, including a minimum of four years proven corporate level experience or equivalent
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration
5+ years’ experience in the accounting/financial reporting areas, including public accounting experience (BIG 4 highly desired)
Strong communication skills both written, orally, and in the ability to explain financial data and balances
Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions and implement successful, maintainable process changes that improve accuracy, efficiency and timeliness

Reporting & Accounting Manager Examples

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Reporting & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a reporting & accounting manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reporting & accounting manager
  • Participate in other processes as needed to ensure proper disclosures of all material items in the Company’s SEC reports
  • Perform accounting and regulatory research as needed to ensure compliance with current Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) regulations and accounting standards
  • Lead the implementation of new US GAAP standards
  • Serve as subject matter expert on technical accounting and reporting matters including lease accounting, derivative and hedge accounting, fair value of financial instruments and other equity-related item
  • Interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including the company’s external auditor, to successfully resolve complex accounting and reporting matters the accounting of acquired businesses
  • Assist with establishing new accounting policies and procedures as necessary
  • Supervise one fund accountant
  • Assist in determining accounting and structure for emerging products/services and related revenue streams
  • Implements operating procedures in conformance with annual budget
  • Prepare a full set of annual audited financials footnotes in accordance with privately held company reporting requirements
Qualifications for reporting & accounting manager
  • Reporting to the Associate Director Finance, the Manager, Accounting and Regulatory Reporting partners across internal teams and business partners, to coordinate and facilitate day to day activities, provide monthly and quarterly financial information to head office, the Board of Directors and external regulators
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Business related field required
  • Advanced knowledge of trust and securities operational functions, systems, procedures, products and services
  • Practical experience auditing financial reporting and accounting related activities
  • Strong project management and analytical skills to conduct audits and assess financial, operational, and systems risk
  • General understanding of risk assessment, control analysis and audit methodologies
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of reporting & accounting manager. 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 reporting & accounting manager
  • Quarterly SEC financial reporting preparation, including financial statements, footnotes and management discussion and analysis and all external reporting requirements required by GAAP and the SEC, including 10K, 10-Q, and 8-K, other prospectus and registration filings
  • Manage the group’s technical research process for proposed accounting pronouncements and SEC regulations
  • Reviewing XBRL tagging in SEC filings
  • Drive and monitor improvements to sustain a highly effective and efficient accounting and reporting process
  • Review of annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and any other financial filings as required by the SEC
  • Be the go-to person for technical accounting related items
  • Oversight of BCG's global accounting policies
  • Responsible for delivery of consolidation and cash flow solutions as an individual contributor within the Controlling & Reporting accounting organization, typically addressing complex, unique and/or challenging issues
  • Establish world-class external reporting and accounting policy organization for rapidly growing global organization initially supported by a senior reporting analyst
  • Provide leadership on cross functional tasks related to financial reporting and analysis including monthly budget variance analysis
Qualifications for reporting & accounting manager
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management, external auditors and other control partners to analyze business risks and controls
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and confidently discuss issues with management and develop business-focused recommendations to strengthen controls is essential
  • Advanced skills in Excel and Word required
  • High level or proficiency in Microsoft excel
  • Strong tax accounting technical skills, business acumen, analytical thinker, detail orientated
  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast paced environment, excellent organizational skills
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reporting & accounting manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for reporting & accounting manager
  • Oversees SEC filing including annual and quarterly reports, forms and correspondence by ensuring accuracy of data presented
  • Liaison with external auditors, external and internal legal counsel and other internal reporting stakeholders on SEC reporting matters
  • Assist in establishing an internal audit function ensuring appropriate design and operation of controls
  • Expand the existing accounting policy manual and ensure it adequately addresses changes to the company’s operations and changes in authoritative guidance
  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and annual process with the company’s external auditor
  • Develop the team through PDP process (70-20-10), with the focus on coaching, feedback and participation in different projects in line with Functional Activity Blueprint (FAB), such as strategic cost management (SCM), integration to C@MTT, OneNAV implementation, new geographies coverage (Belarus, Kazakhstan, ), local production of WET support
  • You drive organizational and process transformations the implementation of a global SAP template in the area of General Ledger Accounting, Asset accounting and Indirect Taxation
  • Drive accounting policy training and standardization throughout the company by leading the accounting policy team
  • Participate in Leadership Development Program initiatives, including mentoring, training and recruiting talent
  • Support in the strategic vision of the function, ensuring alignment with strategy and communicate to applicable staff and key customers
Qualifications for reporting & accounting manager
  • Knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel (Pivot table creation and function knowledge) and Access
  • CPA (Fin
  • Experience in A/P, A/R, Credit/Collections, Rev
  • Collaborate closely with team and field locations to ensure continuous improvement of the closing process
  • Occasional local and long distance travel may be required
  • Language skills in Mandarin or Japanese is a plus
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reporting & accounting manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reporting & accounting manager
  • Lead meetings with key stakeholders to discuss disclosures of new/complex business activities and accounting standards
  • Manage preparation of audit committee materials
  • Work with external auditors to address accounting issues
  • Manage the Company’s interpretation and implementation of new accounting standards, including the new/pending accounting standards for revenue recognition and leases
  • Restructuring programs
  • Responsible for month end close and financial statement preparation related to the supply and trading division
  • Proactively lead team members on general ledger and hedge accounting tasks as needed during month and at month end to ensure reporting deadlines are met
  • Review general ledger reconciliations and provide review notes on issues identified in a timely manner
  • Lead a team through the development and implementation of a Managers Internal Control program at reporting commands
  • Perform migration rehearsals
Qualifications for reporting & accounting manager
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands on, full cycle accounting experience and regulatory financial reporting, gained within a financial services company, preferably Trust and Banking
  • In depth knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and internal control concepts
  • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint) required, with proficiency in Excel
  • Four years of experience providing best fit finance planning, accounting, reporting and M&A advice in the consumer and industrial product industries
  • CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CCA, CMA, CAIA or FRM Certification Required
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion, E1 and Outlook
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Reporting & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reporting & accounting manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reporting & accounting manager
  • Evaluate new accounting and reporting requirements and their impact on the company’s financial statements and disclosures
  • Review the impact of new or proposed accounting standards, interpretations or regulations from the FASB, AICPA, EITF, and SEC, and communicate impact to Senior Management
  • Research and document tax accounting treatment of transactions and other technical accounting and tax matters
  • Prepare quarterly and annual income tax disclosures including supporting schedules and work papers
  • Lead the journal entry process including working with corporate finance to prepare appropriately
  • Understand and drive data management from Hyperion to obtain pre-tax book income and journal entry detail
  • Understand accounting to assist with legal entity accounting entries for tax lead transactions, including STAT accounting entries
  • Prepare opening balance sheet deferred tax accounts due to acquisitions
  • Prepare and compile documentation of control activities that impact the tax provision process
  • Work with external auditors in explaining workpapers and documentation supporting the income tax provision
Qualifications for reporting & accounting manager
  • Provide back up support to key accounting functions including consolidation and reporting more generally
  • 12+ years of progressive accounting related work experience
  • 5+ years of management experience at a large multinational company
  • Good management judgment, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Some travel may be required to BCG offices globally
  • Minimum experience of fourteen years in auditing and financial reporting

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