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Manager, External Reporting

$100,000 - $120,000 / Annually Plus Bonus
Post Date: March 22, 2021
Location: St. Louis, MO
Description:

Job Summary

Growing Company in Creve Coeur is looking for an External Reporting Manager with a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting and four plus years of experience, motivated to take on challenges in a growing and dynamic environment. Candidate should have a solid understanding of GAAP, SEC reporting and SOX requirements. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, various cross-functional teams and external partners. This role works closely with the CFO and Controller.
 
This key leadership role will be responsible for SEC filings; SOX compliance; Board of Directors presentations; managing internal and external audits; and accounting research, evaluation and policy documentation. This role will also assist with business combinations accounting as well as certain treasury functions, such as hedging, debt transactions and compliance, real estate and stock transactions. This position manages a Senior Accounting Analyst.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead external reporting process including quarterly and annual SEC filings such as Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, 11-K and Proxy
  • Review/prepare Board of Directors presentations, quarterly earnings releases, investor presentations and debt compliance certifications
  • Provide technical accounting guidance through research on complex or significant transactions; prepare and/or review conclusions on accounting for these types of transactions (includes business acquisitions, revenue recognition, convertible debt accounting, lease accounting, software capitalization, etc.); lead implementation of new accounting pronouncements
  • Liaison with external auditors on technical matters and coordination of annual audit and quarterly reviews
  • Supervise management’s assessment of the Company’s internal controls to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley, including review of business cycle control process narratives and flowcharts, documentation testing, IT audit coordination, and conclusions
  • Provide ad hoc financial analysis and peer benchmarking to executive team to assist in decision making
  • Manage foreign currency hedging program
  • Facilitate the annual renewal of business insurance
  • Manage the accounting for office leases; assist with negotiation, implementation and renewal of lease agreements.

Experience and Skills:

  • Four plus years of relevant financial, accounting and/or audit experience; a combination of Big Four and industry experience is preferred
  • Experience with SEC reporting, rules and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of U.S. GAAP and ability to perform technical accounting research
  • Ability to manage and prioritize several tasks independently and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment with focus on continued process and product improvement
  • Critical level of attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with SEC reporting tools a plus
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Education and Certification:

  •  Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA Certification

External Reporting Accountant

$55,000 - $65,000 / Annually 
Post Date: March 22, 2021
Location: St. Louis, MO
Description:

An established company in the Central West End is looking for an External Reporting Accountant.  This position is primarily responsible for the preparation of quarterly external financial statements and related deliverables along with assistance on various special projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and commitment to team objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the quarterly consolidation process by posting adjusting journal entries and elimination entries, reconciling accounts to the general ledger and gathering related reporting information
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports for inclusion in the internal financial reporting package
  • Prepare fluctuation reports and presentations for the quarterly Board of Directors meeting
  • Prepare annual financial statements and other reports necessary for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and debt covenant requirements
  • Participate in the preparation of footnotes for management discussion and analysis; review and analyze statement variances
  • Prepare annual statutory financial statements for international subsidiaries
  • Prepare benefit plan financial statements
  • Work on special projects as needed
  • Communicate financial data to department managers, upper management, and employees from other departments

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Business with concentration in Accounting
    • Finance or Business with some accounting experience
    • Masters Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • One(1)year of public accounting experience 
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and policies
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Effective communications both verbal and written
  • Comfortable working independently or in a team