Artera Director, Financial Reporting in Atlanta, Georgia
Director, Financial Reporting
Title:Director, Financial Reporting
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The Director of Financial Reporting will oversee the reporting process for interim and annual financial statements. The role will be focused on: internal/external financial reporting, audit management, technical accounting, oversight of GL accounting, accounting policy, accounting research, staff management, acquisition analysis and integration, GAAP compliance, SOP development, and driving process improvements. The position reports to the Chief Accounting Officer / Corporate Controller. This role follows a hybrid work schedule, and the office is located in the northwest of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Manages the compilation and analysis of all supporting financial and non-financial information underlying the financial statements, footnotes, and MD&A, in accordance with US GAAP and company policies.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather necessary financial data for reporting purposes. Analyze financial data and trends to provide strategic insights into the company's financial performance.
Stay updated on accounting standards, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure compliance with all relevant guidelines.
Provide technical expertise and guidance on complex accounting issues, including business combinations, debt issuances, impairment assessments, equity compensation, and other specialized topics; prepare position papers and related policies.
Evaluate the impact of new accounting pronouncements and implement necessary changes to accounting policies and procedures.
Direct the consolidation process for all entities, ensuring accurate and consistent financial reporting across the organization.
Assist the segments with various accounting transactions to ensure the financial statements are prepared in accordance with US GAAP.
Lead the interim and annual audit process with the external auditors to ensure compliance and timely issuance of financial statements.
Directs the design, development, implementation, maintenance and automation enhancement of financial consolidation process and systems.
Work with the accounting and finance teams to plan, design and implement and communicate a full range of Accounting/Finance policies and activities.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field of study. Master’s preferred
Public Accounting experience required
Minium of 10+ years relevant experience
Experience working with Mergers & Acquisitions and integration
Proven experience in technical accounting, SEC reporting, and SOX compliance for public companies.
Extensive knowledge in Consolidating various entity structures.
Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities:
Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
High level of integrity, trust, and confidentiality
Ability to operate in a nonhierarchical, flat organization and to thrive in a somewhat unstructured “hands-on “environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple environments in a business area.
Self-motivated team player with the ability to proactively problem-solve, identify, advocate for, and execute improvements.
Strong staff mentoring/leadership experience and leading through periods of growth, change and transformation
Provide strategic direction and leadership to the accounting and finance teams, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.