Manager, External Reporting in Troy, MI at Meritor

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

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    2135 West Maple Road
    Troy, MI
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Job Description

The Manager, External Reporting is responsible for the day-to-day responsibilities of the External Reporting Department. This person must have excellent knowledge of technical accounting matters, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations and company polices. The Manager, External Reporting is responsible for timely and accurate filing of the Form 10-K, Form 10-Qs and other external reporting in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (US GAAP). This person will prepare presentations for the Audit Committee, Board of Directors and others. This person works closely with the business groups and corporate functions to ensure accounting issues are appropriately identified, analyzed and reported in external reports and internal presentations.

Job Responsibilities:

•Lead the external reporting staff in preparing the company’s annual (Form 10-K) and quarterly (Form 10-Q) consolidated financial statements, which are electronically filed with the SEC via EDGAR systems. Preparing and reviewing XBRL exhibits for SEC filings for Forms 10-K and 10-Q.
•Review, evaluate and interpret the impact to the company of all new accounting and reporting rules issued by the authoritative accounting rulemaking bodies in the United States and the SEC.
•Analyze the balance sheet and income statement to identify accounting and/or reporting practices that may not be in accordance with US GAAP, SEC rules and regulations and/or company accounting policies.
•Manage the preparation of security registration filings
•Lead and perform technical accounting research on major projects, such as new accounting standards, acquisitions and divestitures, capital market transactions, and Treasury related transactions.
•Responsible for monthly internal financial reporting of GAAP results
•Work with Corporate Finance, Corporate Treasury, Corporate Tax, and other functions, as necessary to ensure proper and timely reporting for quarter and year-end.
•Work directly with internal and external auditors to provide analysis and any required audit documentation necessary for the successful completion of any audit.
•Ensure internal controls are functioning as intended and that any weaknesses or deviations from policy are timely acted upon.
•Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance and management self-testing is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
•Assist with monthly close and review of consolidating journal entries.
•Manage accounting and review of certain account balances.
•Oversee accounting and reporting process for equity based compensation, stock options and incentive compensation payments.

Job Requirements

•BS or BA degree in Accounting required; CPA required
•6 years of progressive experience in accounting or finance required
•Previous experience in public accounting (preferably Big Four) is required
•Experience working with or for SEC registrants is required
•Ability to work effectively in a team environment
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Cognitive ability to prepare analysis, reports and presentations using various software packages including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•Ability to research and analyze technical accounting matters and summarize in a concise manner