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Senior Financial Reporting Analyst in Troy, MI at Horizon Global

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst reports to the Manager of Financial Reporting and is primarily responsible for assisting with the SEC reporting cycle for the Forms 10-K and 10-Q. In addition, the position will provide technical accounting support, assist in special projects including acquisition integration, implementation of new accounting requirements and process improvements, and provide support for annual audits. Responsibilities also include the development and maintenance of the Company’s new accounting manual, reviewing and understanding account reconciliations within each business unit and communicating the results of the review both with the individuals responsible at the business unit and the Manager of Financial Reporting. This position requires good understanding of WDesk, BlackLine and BPC (respectively the Company’s financial reporting, account reconciliation and consolidation tools).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preparation of all SEC reports, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and other company filings:
  • Track required documentation from SBU team on a quarterly basis.
  • Review of 10-K/Q documents for consistency (i.e. ensure all numbers tie internally).
  • Assist the legal department with preparation of other filings, including the Annual Proxy filing.
  • Assist in the Company’s XBRL reporting process.
  • Stay abreast of and research accounting and disclosure guidance, as well as peer company disclosures, to propose best practices in external reporting and implement applicable changes to Company’s reporting.
  • Provide support for the annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Work with outsourced internal audit function, including coordination of internal control documentation and testing requirements.
  • Assist with implementation and maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Corporate Accounting Manual in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Review account reconciliations within BlackLine reporting tool.
  • Review detailed balance sheets.
  • Ensure account reconciliations are understandable and contain appropriate level of support.
  • Assist with standardization of account reconciliations.
  • Ensure that all issues within account reconciliations are appropriately addressed.
  • Communicate with SBU’s regarding outcome of review.
  • Assist with all required census information.
  • Ad hoc support on projects where US GAAP guidance is needed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance with MBA or CPA strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years overall accounting and financial reporting experience with increasing levels of responsibility required.
  • Prior corporate financial accounting and/or reporting experience desired.
  • SEC experience required.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Experience with SAP BPC and Workiva/WebFilings preferred.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and leadership skills/ability to relate to all levels of management.#DNP