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Senior Manager/ (Director) of Financial Reporting

Senior Manager/ (Director) of Financial Reporting

Job ID 
2017-1038
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 
4/30/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Manager/(Director) of Financial Reporting will be responsible for remapping current processes and procedures for the Accounting department as well as for contiguous departments.  The Senior Manager of Financial Reporting will also collaborate with the Senior Manager of Revenue Accounting, other members of the Accounting team and business unit managers to develop standard operating procedures, update all financial and consolidated financial reporting, lead the annual audit with the external auditors and prepare an internal control environment, possibly with Board involvement.  This individual will take the lead in ensuring timely and accurate reporting and addressing internal control issues, potential risk and improvement opportunities with the Chief Financial Officer.  This position is an opportunity to have a significant impact on a growing technology company and to play a role in its commitment to quality and process improvement.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide key technical accounting support and knowledge pertaining to new accounting standards to the CFO and other stakeholders and produce documentation as required for the audit committee and the company’s outside auditors
  • Evaluate and improve workflow processes and procedures throughout the Accounting department and other business units
  • Create SOPs in conjunction with the Senior Manager of Revenue Accounting, other members of the Accounting team and business unit managers
  • Design and establish a strong internal control environment in conjunction with members of the Finance & Accounting team and business unit managers; improve existing internal controls in conjunction with this initiative
  • Update all financial reporting by utilizing technology to improve efficiency and maintain data integrity
  • Serve as point of contact with external auditors and lead the annual audit
  • Prepare technical memos to communicate accounting best practices and industry standards and regulations
  • Deliver high quality results and customer service to all levels of management throughout the company
  • Additional project participation within the Finance and Accounting organization, as needed

Qualifications

Education and Skill Set

  • 5-10 years of experience including public accounting and SEC experience (not required, but preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • CPA Certificate
  • Experience designing and implementing an internal control environment under Sarbanes Oxley
  • Experience at a technology company with revenue of $200m or higher
  • Experience with ERP applications; NetSuite preferred
  • Technical and strategic leadership with experience in process improvement
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, or other outside partners
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills with thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels