Buckingham Search

SEC Reporting Manager

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

The Manager, SEC Reporting will be a core member of our Controllership team and will be primarily focused on the SEC reporting process and other technical accounting matters. The position requires a high level of collaboration, working cross-functionally with Legal, Tax, FP&A, and external partners to ensure sound compliance and reporting. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting and will work closely with the Controllership Accounting and Reporting team.


  • Manage the coordination and preparation of quarterly reports (10-Q) and annual reports (10-K), and assist with preparation of current reports (8-K) and other SEC filings
  • Review supporting documentation and analyses to support the financial statements, footnotes, and MD&A disclosures, including tie-out support files
  • Prepare GAAP disclosure checklists to ensure compliance with accounting and SEC guidelines and completeness of financial statements
  • Assist in developing and maintaining proper documentation of SEC reporting policies, procedures and controls
  • Prepare the quarterly/annual earnings per share calculation
  • Identify and implement process improvements to the SEC reporting cycle
  • Support external auditors’ work on annual audits and quarterly reviews
  • Research technical accounting issues, including new accounting standards, and provide guidance and documentation as to how they will impact our financial reporting
  • Aide in accurate and timely accounting and related financial reporting for multiple types of equity related transactions
  • Assist with special projects and transactions as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Public accounting firm or public company reporting experience preferred
  • Understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SEC disclosure and reporting requirements
  • Experience with XBRL tagging is a plus
  • Experience with reporting compliance software (Workiva, ActiveDisclosure, etc.) a plus
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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