Manager of External Reporting


Accounting + Finance


Queens, New York

Employment Type



Our client in the consumer goods space is looking for a Manager of External Reporting to join their team! 

Compensation : $150000 - $170000
Job ID : 29771

Job Function:

  • Preparation of the Company’s filings with the SEC on Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, registration statements and all other required filings, including preparation of “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” and all financial statements, footnotes and required disclosures.
  • Preparation of various reports and communications to the Audit Committee and Board of Directors, including the review of the Company’s quarterly earnings press releases.
  • Research and implementation of newly issued statements, pronouncements, and interpretations of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Determination of the proper accounting, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, for complex and non-recurring transactions including the accounting for foreign exchange and interest rate derivative transactions, for plant shutdowns, restructurings and asset impairments, for divestures and discontinued operations, deferred taxes, stock option transactions, etc.
  • Preparation of internal accounting memorandums in support of positions taken related to proper accounting treatment of complex transactions, implementation of new accounting standards, and annual assessments of accounting treatments. Works closely with external auditors in gaining their concurrence with positions taken.
  • Oversee the conflict minerals reporting process, including managing the staff, third party software provider, customer reporting, and SEC reporting.
  • Assisting in the drafting and updating of policies and procedures within the Company-wide finance and accounting policies and procedures manual, thereby enhancing the effectiveness of accounting controls for the Company.
  • Preparation of the Company’s quarterly earnings per share computation; accounting for the Company’s stock-based compensation plans and retirement plans; and the review and analysis of Company-wide reserves and valuation accounts.
  • Participation, as the accounting representative, in various special projects such as acquisitions, divestitures, and as a “tester and/or reviewer” in the Company’s internal control compliance effort surrounding Sarbanes-Oxley 404, etc.



Job Requirements:

  • Approximately 5-8 years accounting/finance experience, preferably in both private industry and a “Big 4” accounting firm. “Top Tier” accounting firm experience a must.
  • Experience with, and in depth knowledge of, public company reporting requirements and generally accepted accounting standards. Knowledge and experience working in an international environment a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of JD Edwards accounting software a plus.
  • Capable of working as a team player and comfortable being part of a “hands on” team of professionals.
  • Strong work ethic a must.
  • Ability to exercise proper judgment with above average analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • CPA a must. MBA would be desirable but not required.


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