Senior Accountant - SEC Reporting

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Posted: 09/04/2019 Job Titles: ACCT - Accountant Job Number: 2748 Pay Rate: 95,000

An opportunity has arisen within our financial reporting team in Orange County for a dynamic and driven finance professional to join as a Senior Accountant – SEC Reporting. This position will be responsible for various financial reporting activities as outlined below, including supporting analysis, research, monitoring and other accounting functions. He/she will need solid skills in problem solving, verbal and written communication, and working with others.

Key responsibilities include:

• Assisting our compliance with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting rules through the accurate and timely filing of required documents.

• Ensuring our compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX 404) by maintaining effective internal controls over our financial reporting.

• Interaction with and presentations to senior management.

Position Outcomes & Activities:

• Prepare and file accurate various SEC Forms (primarily 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks), audited financial statements and regulatory reporting by established deadlines.

• Updating financials and footnotes using ledger and SEC reporting tools (Legal cube, Essbase, Wdesk).

• Assist process owners with the design and documentation of schedules and templates supporting collection and reporting of SEC reporting disclosures.

• Prepare accurate supporting documentation for internal and external parties.

• Maintaining effective internal controls by complying with written policies and procedures.

• Assisting with researching, interpreting and implementing the appropriate disclosures for changes in business activities and authoritative guidance (GAAP and SEC Reporting Rules).

• Implementing disclosure modifications and enhancements as directed.

• Design and Documentation of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting: Ensure that the design of our internal control structure is effective by executing the process for maintaining up-to-date documentation of our internal control structure.

• Assist analysis and other projects, as needed.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance

• Minimum 2 years experience preparing or auditing financial statements and disclosures

• Experience researching accounting and reporting issues, including interpreting U.S. GAAP and SEC Reporting Rules


• Master’ s degree in Accounting or Finance

• Certified Public Accountant or equivalent (i.e. Chartered Accountant)

• Experience evaluating compliance with SOX 404

• Auditing experience from a large national or regional CPA firm

• SEC Reporting experience in either an audit role within a CPA firm or a corporate external reporting role

• Experience in the Financial Services industry


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