Financial Reporting Manager - Fortune 500

Buckingham Search - Elmhurst, IL

A Fortune 500 Manufacturing company is seeking a strong communicator for a highly visible role within its External Reporting team! This role will be an individual contributor and manage external reporting projects across the organization.

Benefits to get excited about:

  • Gym and cafeteria on site
  • Benefits start day one
  • HUGE on career/skill development, ability to move across the business
  • People spend entire careers here, not just a few years
  • Tuition Reimbursement!

Job Description:

This position supports overall compliance with U.S. GAAP including:

  • Coordinate the preparation and filing of SEC reports including Form 10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks and other filings as necessary
  • Use a formal process for appropriate data gathering, consolidation, and analysis of financial data relative to the preparation of required regulatory filings, including but not limited to 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, proxy statements, and the annual report
  • Managing the development of MD&A with business unit leadership
  • Managing the coordination and accumulation of financial information necessary for the completion of SEC filings
  • Perform research and technical accounting tasks as needed
  • Gather reference material concerning new and existing technical accounting literature to ensure compliance
  • Support the analytic review of consolidated financial information
  • Work with Investor Relations, Legal, and Corporate Communications, among other functions, in drafting earnings releases as well as ensuring financial accuracy of analyst presentations
  • Ensure compliance with applicable internal control standards related to the area of responsibility
  • Gather data and prepare documents required by government and regulatory agencies for external financial reporting
  • Prepare cash flow statements, earnings release calculations, equity footnotes, and other equity-related disclosures
  • Ensure data integrity and proper accounting and with auditors who support the review and audit of regulatory filings
  • Assist in the management of job performance and development of team personnel
  • Complete special projects and perform other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in public accounting preferred
  • CPA preferred

Posted On: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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