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  • Location: South Bay, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #700

We are a purpose-driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. The Financial Reporting group is responsible for the consolidation of financial results, including its quarterly and annual financial filings with the SEC, managing corporate accounting ledgers, and serving as a technical accounting resource for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of SEC financial filings, including annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 11-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, footnotes to the financial statements and Management Discussion and Analysis, and XBRL filings. 
  • Review internal and external communications, including board presentations and investor relations earnings releases, scripts, and presentations.
  • Oversee the consolidation process, including the preparation of monthly/quarterly journal entries (e.g., share-based compensation, derivatives, and benefit plans) and other consolidation activities.
  • Perform technical research on complex accounting issues (with heavy emphasis on revenue arrangements) and provide accounting consultation advice to business partners under US GAAP.
  • Work with various cross-functional stakeholders on complex accounting issues.
  • Maintain global accounting policies and memos.
  • Partner with key stakeholders and keep business partners updated on developments in accounting and financial reporting and related firm policies and they effect they will have on their business unit.
  • Develop and present training sessions and other meeting forums to keep business partners up to date.
  • Work as part of cross-functional teams to execute various special projects and transactions and preparation of ad hoc financial reporting.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • This role requires an experienced accounting professional with strong leadership and people management skills. In addition to strong technical accounting expertise, the successful candidate will have a proven capacity to excel in a complex, global environment, lead and develop a team, and be comfortable in an organization where rolling up one’s sleeves is the norm. They will thrive in a fast-paced and innovative environment where transformation and evolution are the norm.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and CPA required
  • Masters degree in Accounting or MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in public accounting; ideally with a “Big 4” public accounting firm
  • Significant SEC experience with global operations preferred or a combination of public accounting and private industry with a publicly traded company
  • Global manufacturing and/or consumer-packaged goods industry experience is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle is a plus
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