Sr Financial Financial Reporting Finance

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst is responsible for the following: assisting in the preparation and analysis of the Company’s internal and external (SEC) financial reporting in accordance with U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, evaluating and testing internal controls, assisting in the preparation of interim and year-end audit procedures, and managing the Company’s tool used to control system access (based on user rights and restrictions). Additional responsibilities include updating accounting policies and procedures, performing technical accounting research, U.S. census surveys, and special projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare analysis and supporting schedules for SEC filings. Perform detailed reviews of 10-K, 10-Q, proxy and other SEC filings. Complete various financial reporting and disclosure checklists to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in all SOX activities including risk assessment and planning, design and operating assessments, control testing and reporting on internal controls. Document results of work performed within the SOX compliance tool.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Reporting by proofing and validating internal and external press releases, board and audit committee materials, sales releases, earnings releases, and other filings with the SEC.
  • Prepare quarterly board budget and press release variance analyses.
  • Assist in external audit coordination including workpaper preparation.
  • Assist in researching, documenting, and resolving accounting matters.
  • Work with Accounting and others to update Ross’ Accounting Policies and Procedures manual.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

 

 

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Technical SEC & SOX expertise
  • Self-starter with high energy
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Retail business acumen
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-Critical

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; prefer B.S./ B.A. in accounting
  • 2-3 years public accounting (prefer Big 4) and/or 4-5 years industry accounting experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate (passed all parts of exam)
  • Solid knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations
  • Strong understanding of SOX and internal controls
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented, with a strong emphasis on accuracy
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to cope under pressure and with changing priorities
  • Comfortable working with confidential information

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