director of external reporting in houston

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job type
permanent
salary
US$ 180,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
houston, texas
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
permanent
salary
US$ 180,000 per year
reference number
434720
phone
972-200-3767
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job description

job summary:

A Houston, Texas based manufacturing client that produces components for the oil & gas industry is looking for a Director of External Reporting. Our client has recently filed their S-1 and are in the preparation for their IPO. They are growing their financial leadership team and have created a new position of Director of External Reporting. This individual will be directly responsible for directing general ledger activities, managing the preparation of our SEC filings, including the 10-Qs and 10-K, and coordination with our legal team with respect to the Proxy Statement and miscellaneous filings.

 
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $180,000 - 225,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Supervise General Accounting staff with responsibility for maintaining its compliance with GAAP
  • Assist in the development and compliance with SOX 404 control processes
  • Prepare the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
  • Prepare quarterly earnings release
  • Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, BOD package, press release and 10-Q/K
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team
  • Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
  • Prepare the FAS 123R calculations and ensure compliance with technical Support M&A activity including due diligence and preparation of purchase accounting
  • Supervise international accounting and issue identification and resolution
  • Create, implement and maintain comprehensive worldwide accounting policy documents to improve clarity and consistency
  • Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period
  • Support month end and year end closing
  • Participate in other projects as required
 
qualifications:
  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP accounting
  • Knowledge of SEC reporting, rules and regulations
  • Familiar with financial reporting controls
  • Maintains an active Certified Public Accountant license
  • International accounting and issue recognition experience;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, with heavy exposure to SEC and financial reporting
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas
 
skills: CPA

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skills

CPA

qualification

  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP accounting
  • Knowledge of SEC reporting, rules and regulations
  • Familiar with financial reporting controls
  • Maintains an active Certified Public Accountant license
  • International accounting and issue recognition experience;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, with heavy exposure to SEC and financial reporting
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas

responsibilities

  • Supervise General Accounting staff with responsibility for maintaining its compliance with GAAP
  • Assist in the development and compliance with SOX 404 control processes
  • Prepare the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
  • Prepare quarterly earnings release
  • Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: financial close, BOD package, press release and 10-Q/K
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team
  • Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors
  • Prepare the FAS 123R calculations and ensure compliance with technical Support M&A activity including due diligence and preparation of purchase accounting
  • Supervise international accounting and issue identification and resolution
  • Create, implement and maintain comprehensive worldwide accounting policy documents to improve clarity and consistency
  • Implement and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements
  • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period
  • Support month end and year end closing
  • Participate in other projects as required

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree