Role details

Financial Reporting Manager

Nashville   •   USD100,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Large Manufacturing Company
  • Outperformed Fortune 500

About Our Client

Our client is a large publicly traded global manufacturing company. They are a diversified group that supports, rail, auto, aerospace and healthcare industries. They have an impressive track record of topline and shareholder growth. The company is looking to hire top tier talent to join the group. They have retained Michael Page as the exclusive recruiter for several positions, one being that of Senior Internal Auditor. This role reports to the Audit Manager with direct access to the Head of Audit and CFO. This position clearly has an high level of visibility and as such requires someone with exceptional skills to join the team and learn from this leadership group.

Job Description

  • Direct and monitor the financial activities of the department as well as properly train, mentor and develop the staff;
  • This position directly interacts with Senior Management on a regular basis
  • Primary finance contact for external auditors.
  • This position must ensure that financial information is presentable for the auditors and must be available for explanations and questions.
  • Has overall accountability for the general ledgers of responsible companies. This includes but is not limited to review of the general ledger activity, active monitoring of the 7-month rolling report and maintenance of the PeopleSoft general ledger module;
  • Provides oversight for the analysis and investigation of fluctuations, trends, account balances, etc. for all entities
  • Responsible for providing support for the proper recording and maintenance of all financial transactions in accordance with GAAP accounting principles. This includes determining the proper GAAP accounting treatment for all financial transactions and the implementation of new GAAP accounting rules and methodologies. The incumbent must also possess the necessary administrative skills to coordinate and communicate with various departments and subsidiaries and the ability to make decisions concerning accounting treatment;
  • Responsible for providing support and directing activities for GAAP and accounting research and communicating summarized guidance/impacts to senior management; and
  • The position is also indirectly involved in other areas within the organization that impact financial results. Such examples are: Membership and Billing, Treasury, Shared Services, Operational Accounting, Tax, Cost Allocations, Budgets, Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounts Payable and the subsidiaries.

The Successful Applicant

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in finance, accounting or a business related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in finance or accounting field which includes working with accounting functions, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), or a Big 4/Top 10 CPA firm
  • At least 4 years of accounting experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Broad- based technical background in financial concepts is necessary. Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, insurance industry accounting practices and controls, corporate tax regulations and a complete understanding of the financial accounting consolidation practices
  • 3-5 years in public accounting, preferably within the insurance or healthcare industry
  • Ability to meet deadlines, to manage multiple processes, to supervise staff and to communicate effectively with all levels of management

What's on Offer

This role is a high profile role working directly for the Group Controller. The position offers a salary of $100,000 - $110,000 + Bonus.

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