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160616 Senior Business Financial Analyst (External Reporting)

The DAKO Group
Detroit, Michigan, United States
November 28, 2016

160616 Senior Business Financial Analyst (External Reporting)

Our customer located in Detroit, MI is seeking an experienced Senior Business Financial Analyst (External Reporting) for a direct hire position.

The salary range for this position is dependent upon level of experience.

Job Summary

The Senior Business Financial Analyst (External Reporting) is part of the Technical Accounting group in the Controller’s Organization of the company. The External Reporting group’s responsibilities include the preparation and filing of the company's Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs, and Form 11-Ks with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). External Reporting also prepares and submits the annual and quarterly regulatory filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Key Accountabilities

• Coordinates the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements.

• Prepares drafts of financial statements, footnotes and management’s discussion and analysis.

• Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or in accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures.

• Serves as effective liaison with external auditors on reporting matters.

• Creates and fosters a positive working environment within and across functional areas.

• Facilitates and supports identification of process improvements.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent is required.

• Minimum of 3 years of work experience in Financial Accounting and/or Financial Audit / Reporting.

• Must have a current CPA certification.

• At least 2 years of experience in Public Accounting is preferred.

• Possess comprehensive understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements (preferable) to ensure the company’s compliance in external reports.

• Experience in and the ability to concisely analyze, summarize, and present information to various management levels (including senior & executive) of review.

• Demonstrated continuous improvement and process improvement experience is preferred.

• Must have the ability to work overtime during peak reporting periods.


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Only those candidates that are eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship will be considered. The selected candidate will be required to pass a Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, and must provide 2 to 3 Professional References (Manager, Immediate Supervisor, etc.).

We appreciate your interest in The DAKO Group. After careful review and consideration of your resume, we will contact you directly if we are interested in pursuing a further assessment.