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Senior Manager/Director SEC

American Mass Media Company

This is a Full-time position in MD posted October 9, 2017.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education
* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

Experience
* CPA candidacy required.
* Eight to ten years of accounting and reporting experience.
* Background in “Big 4” public accounting and corporate financial reporting experience required.
* Knowledge and experience with SEC reporting required.
Technical/Other Skills
* Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, particularly with respect to technical accounting.
* In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations are necessary.
* Proficient in enterprise information systems. Proficient in MS Office applications.
* High integrity individual.
* Team player.
* Extremely detail and results-oriented.
* Motivated by challenging, high-energy environment.
* Able to motivate others with respect to work quality and deadlines.
* Demonstrated self-starter. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
* Requires standard computer skills. Candidate must have working ability with Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word and Outlook. Candidate must have ability to perform technical research using various research tools. It is preferred that Candidate has some working knowledge of SAP.
* Strong project management skills to establish and meet deadlines.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Review draft preparations and oversee coordination of review, and filing of SEC documents, including Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. Review documentation to ensure team compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations.
2. Review interpretation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements, revise, review, and update documentation required for accounting policies and project manage the task to oversee the company wide implementation of those policies.
3. Analyze accounting research and review documentation and recommend alternative and appropriate financial reporting presentation and disclosure requirements for proposed or actual transactions.
4. Influence emerging accounting standards through communication of company’svposition on proposed pronouncements to the standard setting bodies such as the FASB.
5. Oversee coordination with company’s Corporate Accounting group, FP&A group, and Functional Controllers to ensure financial reporting compliance with new pronouncements or policies.
6. Review tie-out support prepared by others for financial reporting and SOX compliance.
7. Communicate clearly to the Investor Relations group any comments with respect to periodic announcements and analysis of results.
8. Oversee documentation of the SOX process. Primarily responsible for leading performance and documentation of internal controls over external financial reporting.
9. Work with all divisions, as well as, independent auditors to understand, research, finalize, financial reporting issues and interpretations.
10. Ensure there is global consistency with financial reporting.
11. Oversee the preparation of ad hoc projects and prepare responses to various requests for information.
REQUISITION # 2244

How to Apply

Application deadline: February 9, 2018