Senior Financial Reporting and Controllership Lead

$73,600 - $110,400 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Hybrid (Atlanta, GA, USA)
  • May 09, 2023
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
Job Title: Senior Financial Reporting and Controllership Lead
Location: Atlanta, GA (hybrid)
Position Summary
The Senior Financial Reporting Lead is responsible for assisting with the preparing financial statements for quarterly reporting and annual reporting, leading the month end close process, working with various stakeholders (both internal and external) to achieve timely and accurate results and utilizing technical accounting skills to ensure that transactions are appropriately accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP. This highly visible role is part of a newly formed team reporting up through the CFO office and will have the potential for significant future growth.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • The team lead will be responsible for all external financial reporting to including monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.  The team is responsible for oversight of the general ledger, chart of accounts and integration of subledger systems into the general ledger.
  • Lead a team for month-end close activities, including closing subledgers, preparing accruals, recording journal entries, reviewing account trends, and providing analysis as required.
  • Manage daily accounting operations to ensure the accuracy of general ledger. Review flux and trend analyses of financial statements data monthly.
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations. Coordinate with onshore and offshore teams to determine the proper accounting treatment of business transactions and resolve any aging items.
  • Support internal and external audits, as well as external reporting activities.
  • Assess current SOX controls to ensure adequacy. Identify and implement any new controls on existing or new processes, including updating/creating process documentation, collaborating with business process owners, etc.
  • Review complex and unusual transactions to ensure compliance with US GAAP and company policies.
  • Prepare financial statements and relative disclosures.
  • Lead ad hoc projects and drive them to completion with minimal supervision.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Licensed CPA or CPA Candidate
  • Minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Systems aptitude with strong Office 365 and Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications
  • Industry / corporate accounting experience
  • Experience from Big Four firms or public accounting
  • Experience with Oracle ERP (On-prem and Cloud) or SAP Business Objects
  • Experience supporting an outsourced relationship
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Workiva applications