Role details

Director - Financial Reporting

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Major media conglomerate seeking Director of Financial Reporting
  • Great opportunity to work in a high paced professional environment

About Our Client

One of the largest media conglomerated in the world with a focus on talent mangement

Job Description

    • Manage the Financial Reporting activities for company and all of its subsidiaries.

      Review and assist in the preparation of all design of any potential filing responsibilities and supporting documentation.

      Review and in some cases preparation of supporting documents for external audit review and regulatory examinations.

      Ensure the timely, accurate and complete filing of all potential SEC reports. This area of responsibility includes the accumulation of all supporting analyses and work papers as well as the preparation of much of the supporting documentation. Ensure compliance with all disclosure requirements.

      Maintain the acceptable level of disclosure controls as required under Sarbanes-Oxley.

      Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of all monthly internal financial statements that are presented either to the Executive Council or Board of Directors of the company and such financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP.

      Manage the production of internal management reports to the team leaders with the company.

      Ensure the timely, accurate and complete filing of all financial information contained in regulatory reports and other external reports (e.g., annual reports and press releases) as applicable.

      Guide management on the laws, regulations and pronouncements regarding FASB, SEC, SOX, PCAOB and other rule-making bodies.

      Manages Internal Control Assessment database and assist with compliance work related to certifications and testing.

      Develop and manage a formal financial reporting compliance process.

      Develop and maintain the Company's accounting control policies and procedures.

      Manage quality control process of regulatory filings.

      Serve as liaison with external and internal auditors regarding all examinations of areas within the scope of responsibility of this position.

      Review and Documentation of Current Pronouncements and assessment of impact to the company.

      Review and consolidation of reporting packages from subsidiaries

      Play an ongoing role in financial reporting process improvements.

      Participate effectively on various sub-teams as assigned.

      Effectively manage staff pursuant to the satisfactory completion of the above duties.

      Mentor and motivate staff, provide on-the-job training, and promote career development.

      Develop necessary policies and procedures.

      Automate manual processes where appropriate and gain efficiencies.

      Liaison with Treasury, FP&A, and subsidiaries.

The Successful Applicant

At least 10-14 years of accounting and financial reporting experience, to include regulatory reporting and experience drafting SEC filings, 2 to 3 years of which should be at a senior manager level, or equivalent.

Public accounting experience; CPA desirable.

Proven experience with sophisticated financial reporting systems is a plus, including SAP

Proven knowledge and experience with SOX compliance.

What's on Offer

Commensurate with Experience

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