Director of External Reporting

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A growing fashion company near Rutherford, NJ is seeking a self-motivated and analytical professional for a promising opportunity on their staff as their new Director of External Reporting. In this role, the Director of External Reporting will prepare the company's filings with the SEC, coordinate various transactions and assist with implementation of new accounting standards. Apply today! Company Description Fashion Company Job Description The Director of External Reporting will be responsible for: * Coordinating the preparation of the Annual Report with other business partners * Preparation of all SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, etc.), including consolidated financial statements, footnotes, management's discussion and analysis * Working knowledge of SEC Regulation S-K and S-X * Coordination of the quarterly finance reporting calendar and CEO/CFO certifications * Preparing purchase accounting analyses for potential acquisitions * All stock-based compensation-related requests and analyses * Hedge accounting documentation and reporting * Review of various bank financing arrangements (bank borrowing certificates, debt covenant calculations, etc.) * Assisting with the implementation and reporting relating to new accounting standards and review of new accounting policies * Sarbanes-Oxley compliance Required Skills * Bachelor'sdegree or above degree in Accounting * 5-7 years of Big 4 public accounting experience with 3-5 years private experience at a company that is publicly traded * CPA * Strong communication skills with ability to understand and impart complex information to individuals at all levels * Ability to analyze operations, develop and implement effective solutions to existing problems * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully multitask * Experience in SEC reporting, general accounting and audit procedures * Experience working closely with outside auditors * Experience with XBRL * Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word * Experience with various on-line accounting research tools * Working knowledge of SEC Regulation S-K and S-X Desired Skills * Prior experience with Workiva