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Director of Financial Reporting

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Accounting & Finance
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JOB SUMMARY

 

The Director of Financial Reporting reports to the Vice President/Corporate Controller and is responsible for the company’s overall Financial Reporting process, including consolidation of the Company’s financial statements and accounting/regulatory compliance. This position assists with or has responsibility for developing and maintaining control, accounting, and reporting policies and practices.  Analyzes financial results and provides management with an understanding of the company’s financial performance.  This position provides both internal and external reporting structure for the organization. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ultimate responsibility for the financial reporting processes for the corporation, including the consolidated financial statements, footnotes and MD&A in the quarterly and annual reports to the SEC, and other periodic filings, as required.
  2. Lead all financial research efforts to analyze, provide interpretation and conclude on new and proposed FASB accounting standards and SEC regulations for presentation, classification and disclosure. Communicate complex accounting issues to senior management, prepare memorandums regarding the Company’s position and related impacts, including communication with external auditors to ensure alignment. Interpret rules, regulations and reporting requirements of regulatory agencies.
  3. Manage monthly and quarterly corporate closing and consolidation processes and analysis of accruals and reserves.
  4. Oversees the company’s system of accounts and keeps accurate books and records on all company transactions, assets and liabilities.
  5. Interact with senior management and provide key financial information and accounting support for all corporate transactions (e.g. financing activities, acquisitions/investments, legal contracts, etc.)
  6. Provide GAAP and other accounting guidance for the company including being a resource to all operating company CFOs and Controllers.
  7. Work closely with external auditors to ensure compliance with reporting and disclosure requirements and SOX compliance.
  8. Drive improvements in Accounting accuracy and controls to seek efficiencies. Participate on cross functional teams to support ongoing implementation efforts with Oracle ERP and process enhancements.
  9. SOX liaison between Internal Audit and management.
  10. Uses personnel practices that develop the individual’s skills, properly recognize performance levels, and contribute to a positive attitude throughout the department.
  11. Assists senior management in evaluating strategic business decisions.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Coaching and Developing Others - Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.
  2. Compelling Communication - Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups; communicating in a focused and compelling way that captures and holds others’ attention.
  3. Decision Making - Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
  4. Earning Trust - Gaining others’ confidence by acting with integrity and following through on commitments while disclosing own positions; treating others and their ideas with respect and supporting them in the face of challenges.
  5. Execution -Ensuring others contribute to organization strategies by focusing them on the most critical priorities, measuring progress, and ensuring accountability against those metrics.
  6. Facilitating Change - Encouraging others to implement better approaches to address problems and opportunities; leading the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  7. Resolving Conflict - Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS  

  1. Bachelor’s Degree. Must have detailed knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and SEC reporting.
  2. 8-10 years previous accounting experience, at least some of which is in a corporate setting.
  3. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  4. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Self-starter, high level of integrity, passion for personal accountability, achievement, learning and continuous improvement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  1. CPA preferred
  2. Knowledge and experience with Hyperion Financial Management (used for consolidation) and strong Excel skills.
  3. 4-5 years of Big 4 public accounting experience

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.


YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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