Senior External Reporting and Technical Accountant $85-90k + 10% bonus Philadelphia

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Will be responsible for assisting with the drafting of external reporting deliverables, including SEC compliant Financial Statements and Footnote Disclosures. In addition, the successful candidate will also assist with internal reporting to the Senior Management and Executive Leadership Teams, accounting research, and compliance with SOX controls.

This position reports to the Manager of External Reporting.

More specific responsibilities include:

Assist Director and Manager of External Reporting in publishing quarterly and annual SEC compliant Financial Statement’s and related disclosures using the Workiva financial reporting tool.Assist with building quarterly Earnings Releases, lender presentations and other ad hoc external reporting requirements including investor relation presentations.Establishing robust Financial Reporting processes and execute controls around Financial Reporting in a timely and diligent manner to comply with SOX requirements.Perform research on specific  US GAAP, and SEC disclosure and reporting developments.Assist with other off-quarter SEC reporting requirements such as 6/8-K, equity registrations, debt offerings and proxies.Participate, as needed, in integration of any acquisitions and establish reporting guidelines.Complete other special projects as needs arise.


In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are a number of traits that a successful candidate will possess.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA is a bonus Approximately 2-4 years of accounting experience, either in public accountant or within a corporate reporting function. Knowledge of accounting principles, financial disclosure requirements and techniques, including SEC rules and regulations. Experience in the preparation and/or presentation of financial statements under guidelines established by the SEC and  US GAAP, including a solid foundation of the financial statement close processes .Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Strong understanding of an effective and efficient internal control environment.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with Manager and Director