Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting

2 months ago
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Regular - Full Time (4)
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Position Description

The Director of Technical Accounting performs a broad range of corporate accounting functions. This role will be primarily responsible for the review of the company's SEC filings and assessment of new or complex accounting issues arising from both business transactions and the implementation of new accounting pronouncements. This position will play an essential part in ensuring the accuracy of the company's external financial reporting. The individual selected for this position will interact with all levels of management, advising them on accounting and reporting policy procedures.


  • Degree in Accounting / Business Administration
  • 10 or more years experience in a financial accounting and reporting environment of a publicly traded company
  • Public accounting experience at a manager level or equivalent industry experience


  • CPA. Experience in internal and external financial reporting, SEC and other regulatory reporting, registration and filing requirements
  • Possess excellent analytical, communication (written and oral), organizational and technical research skills
  • Ability to interact with senior management and board level executives
  • Effective team leader
  • Extensive technical knowledge of SEC regulations and GAAP
  • Capacity to make high-level decisions and implement plans to drive results
  • Ability to influence and impact senior management on critical business issues


  • Manage and oversee corporate accounting function to: ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP requirements in external financial reports, provide Treasury and Investor Relations support and consolidate the results of the company
  • Guide senior management regarding financial and accounting implications of significant transactions
  • Advise senior management on earnings related issues or concerns, including matters associated with external reporting and board of directors reporting
  • Guide senior management regarding SOX compliance matters and maintaining effective internal controls over financial reporting
  • Report to senior management on monthly / quarterly / annual financial results and significant accounting matters
  • Manage and oversee accounting and related reporting functions for benefits accounting. Develop accounting policies, procedures and controls to ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Manage external audit activities including audit scope and fees
  • Advise on Hyperion requirements, including system changes and ongoing maintenance to ensure compliance with GAAP accounting and financial reporting requirements
  • Develop agenda and set scope for Disclosure Committee meetings and related functions

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