Job Openings

Financial Reporting Manager

Job ID: BH335266

Category: SEC Reporting, Finance Manager

Financial Reporting Manager

Required experience:

  • external financial reporting (10-Qs and 10-K) FP&A
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA
  • Ability to supervise – will have one report – a senior accountant

Preferred experienc:


  • Public accounting experience, ideally big 4
  • experience working in large, multi-national, public corporations
  • Stock based comp experience – E Trade
  • Leasing experience
  • Manufacturing industry experience


Job Summary:

Seeking a highly motivated, experienced accounting professional to join its corporate accounting team in the role of Financial Reporting Manager. The selected candidate will oversee all aspects of the Corporate General Ledger monthly close, certain technical accounting areas such as Leasing, Stock Compensation and Impairment reviews, which are managed centrally and allocated globally, and drive the quarterly and annual external financial reporting (10-Qs and 10-K) and technical accounting projects, together with the other members of the controllership team.



  • Ensure that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies and directives, US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements;
  • Oversee the corporate close process (review of monthly journal entries and reconciliations) and work to streamline and standardize global processes where possible
  • Review Corporate budget and forecasting to ensure appropriate and understand variances to actuals
  • Manage the accounting (including technical interpretations and disclosure) and administration of the Company’s stock-based compensation expense
  • Manage the global accounting, controls and process requirements (including technical interpretations and disclosure) for the Company’s lease accounting (ASC 842) and software (Lease Query)
  • Prepare, and review disclosures for the quarterly and annual financial filings with the SEC and providing audit documentation to the external auditors (e.g. acquisitions, goodwill impairment, segment reporting, debt modification, hedge accounting) and review of financial statements (e.g. cash flow statement)
  • Prepare SEC and GAAP checklists for quarterly/year-end close;
  • Review XBRL for filings and assist in ongoing maintenance of XBRL compliance;
  • Provide technical support to members of the Finance and Accounting team on the treatment of accounting issues in compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements; Research, evaluate and document technical accounting implications of complex or non-standard transactions;
  • Maintain accounting policies, including updating or developing new policies to ensure consistency and compliance with GAAP and SEC requirements; Provide ongoing training of Company’s accounting policies
  • Assist in the implementation of new policies and procedures or accounting standards, provide training to the organization, and present to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors if required;
  • Manage relationship with external/internal auditors and consultants
  • Participate in SOX compliance efforts in relation to internal financial reporting controls;
  • Conduct balance sheet reviews at operating units;
  • Assist in special projects, such as registration statements, debt offerings, 8K filings, etc.;
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of process improvements as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline external reporting;
  • Assist FP&A, Treasury, and Investor Relation functions with ad-hoc projects on an as needed basis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance



  • BS Degree in Accounting; CPA required
  • Requires minimum 5-7 years of experience either in a Big 4 public accounting firm or persons with a combination of public accounting and industry experience with financial consolidation/SEC reporting experience preferred
  • Solid working knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Strong work ethic and sense of personal responsibility for work outcomes
  • Excellent system and computer skills, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), and major ERP systems preferred
  • Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with all levels and functions in the organization
  • Experience with large multi-national, manufacturing, public corporations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: N Andover, Massachusetts