Buckingham Search

Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

Buckingham Search - Bolingbrook, IL

We are seeking a Sr. Manager, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting, who will report to the Director, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting. In this role, your responsibilities will encompass critical components of public company financial reporting and touch many different areas of the business. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-moving team, challenge yourself to contribute in new ways, and support your own growth and professional development. In addition to bringing manager best practices, you will develop a collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and high-performing team while overseeing and improving the organizational design, structure, priorities, management processes, and reporting information systems.

A successful candidate must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and fun work environment. The best candidates will be intellectually curious, self-motivated, and excited to work outside their comfort zone and specific job descriptions to discover new and challenging opportunities to contribute to the company’s success.


  • Supports overall compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements
  • Coordinates preparing and filing SEC reports, including Form 10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks and other filings
  • Gathers financial information necessary for the completion of SEC filings and required support
  • Performs research and prepares technical accounting memos
  • Supports analytic reviews of consolidated financial information
  • Works with Investor Relations, Legal, and Corporate Communications, among other functions, in drafting earnings releases and ensuring the financial accuracy of analyst presentations
  • Ensures compliance with applicable internal control standards
  • Works closely with company external auditors and advisors
  • Completes special projects and performs other duties as assigned
  • Master accounting policies and practices specific to the business
  • Develop and lead initiatives for the financial reporting team that improve processes, drive innovation, and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of timely and accurate financial results


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Master’s / MBA a plus
  • CPA required
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Prior experience working with clients in manufacturing and/or automotive is a plus
  • Ideal candidate has BIG 4 experience as a Sr. Manager or above
  • Experienced in ASC 606 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
  • Experience working for, or in, a global business environment is strongly preferred
  • Strong relationship-building skills with all levels of the organization, including communication with our parent company
  • Excellent working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience drafting financial statement notes, MD&A, and associated SEC filing requirements

Posted On: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

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