Sr. Accountant - External Reporting

Livonia Permanent USD12,000 - USD150,000
  • Global Automotive Supplier in High Growth Mode
  • Looking for successor to Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

About Our Client

As the Sr. Accountant - External Reporting this position will be responsible driving for the preparation and filing of all external financial reporting documents and related SEC filings. This person will also work on US GAAP and SOX compliance, and report to the Director of Technical Accounting and External reporting. This role provides career growth opportunity and looking for someone with the capability and potential to move into a leadership role within 2-4 years.Our client for the Sr. Accountant - External Reporting opportunity is a global leading automotive supplier. This company has a strong history and track record and continues to be a market leader in the ever-changing automotive industry. With a committed effort to R&D and innovation they continue to be a market leader paving the way in the new automotive connected and electrified era.

Job Description

  • Participate in the coordination and preparation of quarterly reports (10-Q), annual reports (10-K) and current reports (8-K) and review of other SEC periodic non-financial reports.
  • Work with various personnel and departments and the Disclosure Committee to collect information and input into the above referenced reports; coordinate, review and collect comments on the various drafts; prepare support files; challenge the appropriateness of disclosures; complete all relevant disclosure checklists and reporting questionnaires.
  • Oversee financial closings and consolidations of actual results covering the P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow
  • Support the general ledger, consolidation, management reporting, and other "record to report" activities
  • Oversee the management and control of the financial systems for monthly closings, estimates, and budgets
  • Coordinate and collaborate with human resource and legal functions on equity-based transactions and ensure the integrity of the data maintained in the equity tracking tool.
  • Drive the company's defined benefit pension accounting in collaboration with human resources and external actuaries
  • Assist with month-end close and financial statement review and support Audit Committee engagement as needed.
  • Coordinate reviews and audits with external auditors and accounting and supporting review/audit prep processes.
  • Monitor the development and applicability of emerging accounting and reporting rules being deliberated by the SEC, FASB, PCAOB, IASB or other governing agencies or regulators.
  • Maintain reporting timetable and monitor progress against reporting cycle milestones.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and efficient processes around SEC reporting and accounting for equity-based transactions.
  • Responsible for technical accounting research, documentation, and implementation of related impacts.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of the company's SOX program
  • Review and, where necessary, assist with the disclosures for the separate subsidiary year-end financial statements.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, MBA high preferred
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) highly preferred
  • Previous experience working in a b2b manufacturing company, automotive highly preferred OR experience in Public Accounting
  • Prior experience working in a multinational company with multinational stakeholders
  • Strong technical accounting research skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of GAAP and financial reporting principles
  • Experience with HFM and Workiva preferred
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task with limited supervision
  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff
  • Business minded and strong team player mentality
  • Strong communication and presentation skills comfortable presenting to executive leadership CAO, CFO and others.

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus, full benefits, life insurance, Flex Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA) 401K, unlimited vacation, holidays. Being a part of a growing and innovative company with high visibility to the executive leadership team.

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