Manager, Financial Reporting

Manager of Financial Reporting - Hackensack, NJ area
Must have completed CPA and have prior experience working for a public company.
Position Purpose:
The Manager of Financial Reporting is a newly created position. The individual would be a critical team player in all aspects of financial reporting, with external reporting being the primary focus, but from time to time also assist with internal management reporting. Furthermore, the individual would be primarily responsible for keeping abreast of new accounting standards.
Key Responsibilities:
Assist with the preparation of the quarterly 10-Qs and annual 10-K for the company
Support the quarterly reviews and year-end annual audit and liaise with the external auditors
Keep on top of accounting standards by researching all GAAP/SEC technical issues with respect to accounting and reporting and drafting any internal memorandums to document company policy relating to those accounting standards
Assist with special projects (i.e. acquisitions, divestitures, etc.)
Ensure financial compliance with the company's debt covenant requirements
Provide technical support and assistance in workpaper preparation relating to the company's income tax accounting and disclosure requirements
Support the budget process
Perform other ad hoc analytics as directed by management
Key Competencies Required
Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting, CPA
7-10 years in financial accounting experience, Big 4 or public/private mix
Strong technical accounting skills and proficiency in the application of US GAAP
Experience in documenting accounting policies / procedures a plus
Knowledgeable in income tax accounting a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships across the organization.
Must have the ability to exercise sound judgment, provide leadership and take initiative under minimal supervision.
Strong organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task
Self-motivated, independent and resourceful

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