Senior Manager, Security Exchange Comission Reporting - Entertainment and Media Industry Opportunity
Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 4:02 AM
Senior Manager, SEC Reporting DEPARTMENT Finance REPORTS TO VP, Finance/Chief Accounting Officer EMPLOYMENT TERM Full-Time COORDINATES WITH Internal Clients, Outside Firms, Audit Firms DIRECT REPORTS Yes POSITION BASED IN Los Angeles, CA. Some international travel may be required Global Eagle is the leading satellite-based provider of connectivity and media for fast-growing mobility markets across air, land and sea. The company provides the industrys most comprehensive and advanced global product and services platform to organizations and people on the move. Our customers include commercial airlines, business jets, cruise and ferry lines, yachts, and commercial shippers. In addition, it provides products and services for the worlds most remote land-based natural resource energy operations, governments, non-governmental organizations, and mobile network operators. Supported by best-in-class and proprietary technologies, Global Eagle offers a fully integrated suite of solutions for connectivity and content, including Wi-Fi, on-demand video, multi-platform and multi-format entertainment content, interactive software, portable In Flight Entertainment solutions, content management services, ecommerce solutions, original content development, voice, cellular and 3G/LTE services, and mission-critical communications. Find out more at www.globaleagle.com . Follow us on LinkedIn Role Summary The Sr.Manager, SEC Reporting reports to the VP, Finance and is instrumental in the effective management for timely and successful financial reporting, both internal and external financial reporting. This Financial Reporting Manager is responsible for all matters surrounding SEC reporting, internal financial reporting, audit coordination, and accounting policy. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation of SEC reporting and an ability and interest to tackle other accounting projects and month end procedures as assigned. Successful candidates will be detail oriented, drive development and efficiencies, have excellent project management skills, experience in fast-paced environments, and ability to work with various internal departments, an interest in continuous improvement and a drive to grow with the Company. This position provides an opportunity to make an immediate impact and requires a person who is willing to push themselves to strengthen our accounting processes. You are the right person for this role if you are a high achiever with a track record of high performance and process improvements in a lean, results-oriented environment, learn well by doing. Be ready to work hard, have fun, and learn a lot in a fast paced technology entertainment environment! Key Responsibilities Managing the internal and external financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, including assuring compliance with SEC, FASB, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act financial reporting requirements and directing the preparation of SEC Forms 10-Q, 8-K, and 10-K. Technical research of significant accounting and reporting related items. Own and manage preparation of executive reporting package and other financial schedules. Overseeing the GEE month-end corporate consolidation functions. Assist in analysis of the monthly financials; identify variances, research issues, and communicate results. Assisting with merger and acquisition due diligence, integration and newly acquired entities into the financial reporting process, and divestiture of businesses as required. Manage and coordinate internal audit requests. Assist in preparation of managements items associated with compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act. Provide training to new and existing staff as needed to support their ongoing development. Manage and coordinate financial audits, including the quarterly review process and annual audit process. Address audit issues and findings. Involvement in and/or management of various projects as assigned by management, accounting research proposals and assisting in training of various members of other departments, etc. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management. Qualifications/Experience Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree in finance or business preferred. Minimum 10 years of External Reporting Experience (SEC). Experience in Big 4 Public Accounting Firms Strong communication skills. Strong analytical, financial and systems skills are required. Experience working in global business CPA Required Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Please note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Location: Los Angeles
• Post ID: 156132197 losangeles