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SEC Reporting Senior Accounting Specialist in Englewood, CO at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lucas Group is partnering with a financial service company for a SEC Reporting Senior Accounting Specialist. 

Job Description:

The department is responsible for corporate-wide functional expertise in the areas of Accounting Policy, Corporate Accounting, Consolidation of Financial Results and Financial Reporting to the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, SEC, FRB, and Taxation. The SEC Reporting group is responsible for the preparation and filing of all audited financial statements, SEC filings (i.e., 10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, 17a-5s); related earnings release materials (8-K) and investor presentations ensuring compliance with SEC rules and regulations, US GAAP guidance and consistency across all communications.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design and preparation of external and internal financial reports, including audited financial statements and SEC filings.
  • Research and assist with implementation of accounting and regulatory guidance to ensure accurate and relevant disclosures in audited financial statements and SEC filings.
  • Establish and maintain close coordination with business partners in the accounting, reporting, finance, technical accounting policy, legal, and other functional business areas to ensure proper input into internal and external financial reporting.
  • Continuously work to enhance and streamline reporting processes and controls.
  • Support internal and external audits and regulatory examinations.
  • Execute and maintain an effective internal control environment.
  • Participate in projects related to debt and equity issuance, business combinations, SEC comment letter process and ad hoc disclosure research.
  • Ad hoc projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA license required.
  • U.S. GAAP accounting and financial reporting experience, public accounting experience required.
  • Direct experience with SEC reporting and preparation of financial statements and footnotes of public companies.
  • Current understanding of GAAP, financial reporting principles and SEC regulatory requirements. Relevant broker/dealer, bank or other financial services experience a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong desire to grow and develop professionally.
  • Ability and desire to build and cultivate strong relationships inside and outside of team.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills required; advanced Excel skills required.
  • PeopleSoft and Workiva software experience a plus.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities.