We are seeking a CONTRACTOR -- SEC Senior Accountant who will be responsible for the SEC reporting for our two filing entities and SOX compliance.
Gaithersburg, MD OR Englewood, CO office and will report to the Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting who is based in Englewood, CO but who travels extensively to MD.
Ensure accurate and timely filing of all required financial statements and forms with the SEC, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and DEF 14A, which requires close coordination with our legal team
Assistance with quarterly and annual earnings release, investor decks, Audit Committee materials and other outside communications as appropriate.
Responsible for coordinating financial-related external audits, including the integrated audit of financial statements, joint venture financial reports, employee benefit plan audits and statutory audits
Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages, including the cash flow statement, weighted average shares outstanding and EPS computations
Responsible for overseeing and maintaining appropriate documentation and identification of the Company’s SOX key processes and controls
Manage the SEC department’s vendors, by ensuring that the vendors adhere to the agreed upon contract (e.g. SLAs) and that additional fees are held to a minimum.
Drive process improvements and innovations within the department as well as within the global organization
Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Accounting with a minimum of 10 years of progressive SEC reporting experience – predominately at large, multi-national public companies
5+ years public accounting, Big Four a plus
CPA – Active (Preferred)
Travel for business purposes, international and/or domestic, will be possible but it should be less than 20% of the time.
Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SEC regulations
Prior experience working with large, global ERP systems (Oracle or SAP); Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning
Experience with Workiva
Superior organization and prioritization skills
Proven self-starter that doesn’t need much guidance to get projects done in an excellent manner
Superior writing skills
Superior Excel modeling skills
Superior PowerPoint presentation skills