Senior Manager of Financial Reporting

  • Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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The Senior Manager of Financial Reporting is a key leadership position reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). The position’s responsibilities include the Company’s SEC and other external reporting, internal control requirements, and accounting oversight functions. The position will also lead the preparation of analysis for internal purposes including financial statements for the Company’s two reportable business segments. There is significant interaction between Enterprise Reporting and several key corporate departments, including, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, and the office of the CFO.   This position offers multiple opportunities to showcase accounting leadership skills.

 Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • Lead responsibility in developing all external reporting requirements, including 10Q, 10k, Form 4’s, Form SD and Proxy Statement. Develop and oversee comprehensive schedule of activities required for successful completion.  
  • Lead technical accounting research projects and develop Client’s position on new accounting pronouncements. This will also entail staying current with all accounting rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate and serve as a liaison with external and internal auditors in order to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting and internal controls. Oversee the Company’s annual impairment analysis.
  • Conduct activities and prepare financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and established Client guidelines.
  • Reviewing the accuracy of externally reported information (in quarterly Press Releases, Presentations to Analysts, and Investor Conference Presentations).
  • Interacting with leaders of other Client departments in the performance of both SOX control related activities along with providing accurate and timely financial information and support where appropriate.  
  • In partnership with the Manager of Accounting Shared Services, oversee the timely preparation and consolidation of accurate financial statements. This will include the accuracy and timeliness of key financial reporting functions.
  • Quarterly and ad-hoc reviews of reported financial data including unusual item follow up; monthly monitoring of certain balance sheet and income statement amounts including follow-up to obtain explanations from reporting units.
  • Analyze the reported financial results of Client and confer with management and internal business partners on any unusual issues, trends or situations that arise.
  • Assist with the development and annual review of all financial policies.  
  • Develop and independently implement work strategies to achieve desired results.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA required, MBA a plus
  • Experience in preparation of external financial reporting including SEC requirements
  • Approximately 7-12 years of work experience in one/both a public accounting firm or in a publically listed company. Experience with large public accounting firm preferred.
  • Outgoing and engaging in interpersonal style with the ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with personnel at all organizational levels including those outside the finance function
  •  A demonstrated ability to identify, define, and resolve complex problems, projects, and programs, as well as the ability to identify trends and issues.
  • A proven ability to accomplish desired objectives and outcomes by influencing individuals at all levels, including internal and external management.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and implement policy and procedures in technical accounting areas.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to pay attention to detail, work independently, and balance multiple priorities
  • A demonstrated ability to manage projects and people
  • Other characteristics include; sense of urgency, deadline driven, proactive, exhibits a probing mind, organized and operating in an efficient and productive manner


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