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SEC Reporting Director – 867077


This is a Contract position in Carlisle, PA posted September 1, 2021.

SCOPE OF POSITION One of the fastest-growing healthy foods brands, with products in more than 12000 stores nationwide, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic External Reporting Director.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the SEC Reporting Director will be responsible for the administration and preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, technical accounting matters, and implementation of new accounting standards.

The SEC Reporting, Director is a newly created role and will be lead in preparing external financial statements and various footnote support files.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare SEC reporting documents (10-K, 10-Q, Proxy, 8-K) Prepare footnote support schedules, tie-out binders for SEC filings, and disclosure checklists.

Collaborate with the general accounting team to prepare corporate financial reporting for internal analysis and external SEC filings.

Collaborate with the legal advisors to ensure compliance with SEC regulations.

Work closely with external auditors to manage the financial quarterly review and annual audit process.

Ensure internal controls over financial reporting, including disclosure controls and procedures, are adequate and operating effectively.

Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley controls are being properly performed within the department and assist with periodic SOX testing/reporting requirements facilitated by internal audit/external auditors.

Research pertinent FASB and SEC guidance related to complex accounting matters while ensuring timely and accurate resolution.

Assist with the preparation of technical accounting papers, policies, and procedures and assist with research on new accounting pronouncements.

Assist with research and preparation of technical accounting memos.

Participate in monthly/quarterly financial close review meetings to ensure appropriate accounting of transactions and accurate external reporting.

Participate in special projects and ad hoc requests as needed.

DEGREE AND PRIOR EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited university Experience with recently IPO’s companies – desirable CPA and public accounting experience required (Big 4 preferred) 7-10 years’ accounting experience, with at least 5 years SEC reporting Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements Commitment to all reporting and audit deadlines Ability to function at a high level in a team setting, whether leading or as an individual contributor Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal Sound judgment and critical thinking skills Highly detail-oriented and meticulous with data Ability to handle multiple tasks and shift with changing priorities Super organized with effective time management and ability to meet tight deadlines Independent problem solver, comfortable in small-company environments were taking on various responsibilities is inevitable