Director External Financial Reporting [SEC 10K, 10Q] for large publicly traded manufacturing company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Irvine, CA

DIRECTOR EXTERNAL FINANCIAL REPORTING - SEC (10K, 10Q)

Primary responsibility will be to assist with preparing financial schedules to be included in the Company’s SEC registration statements. Over the coming months, your role will quickly expand to include preparation of all financial statements and schedules, including monthly internal statements and external quarterly and annual filings with the SEC. In addition, this individual will be the point person on all technical accounting matters, including revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, consolidations and purchase accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production, review and filing of financial statements, including supporting schedules, footnotes, and MD&A
  • Design and optimize the financial close and reporting process to meet public company reporting timelines and standards
  • Responsible for monitoring GAAP & SEC regulatory developments; research and present relevant changes and contemplate implications to the company; educate stakeholders and spearhead adoption of new standards
  • Ensure policies and procedures pertaining to ICOFR are adequate and regularly updated; identify risks and assist in design of internal controls to ensure accurate and timely financial statements
  • Build and coordinate approval process for the release of external financial statements including disclosure committee and sub-certification processes
  • Responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining external reporting policies and standard operating procedures
  • Partner with Legal and Operations for accurate & timely regulatory responses and to ensure communication on external reporting matters are being surfaced and addressed timely
  • Coordinate with auditors to ensure auditor requests are completed timely and documented properly. Assist with quarterly reviews and annual audit

Main Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and CPA designation is required
  • At least 5 years relevant experience is required; at least 3 years of public company experience producing 10-Ks & 10-Qs is preferred; Big Four accounting firm and/or tech manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Experience building relationships and working directly with senior executives required; experience interfacing with external auditors, counsel, audit committee is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage IT resources to efficiently design, document, monitor, assess and continuously improve a robust set of control procedures in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley is required
  • Time management skills in a fast-paced environment, with excellent attention to detail; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines is required
  • Excellent business and finance acumen; strong oral and written communication skills are required
  • Strong organizational skills and experience and familiarity with XBRL tagging and filing process is required
  • Advanced ERP and MS Excel capabilities required; experience with NetSuite and Wdesk would be assets


Posted On: Tuesday, April 6, 2021



Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228
eva@vertical-careers.com,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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