Primary Skills:

Public Accounting, Audit, SEC, SOX 

 

Description:

Are you seeking to transition from Public Accounting into industry? 

 

Our client is a publicly traded, services company with impressive fundamentals. They are seeking highly motivated, intelligent individuals with Public Accounting (ideally Big-4) experience who thrive in challenging/high growth environments. If this description sounds appealing, please give Scott Page  818-223-8083  to discuss this opportunity and how we can assist you with your long term career objectives.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Overall responsibility is to: (i) provide assistance with SEC Reporting including the preparation, review and filing of quarterly and annual financial statements, along with SEC related 10-Q, 10-Ks and other filing; (ii)  perform SOX 404 Internal Control testing procedures, including supervision of two staff; and (iii) performance of other special projects. The position will involve some limited travel.   

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

SEC Reporting and SOX 404 Internal Controls

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statement, and SEC related 10-Q, 10-K, and other filings
  • Perform SOX 404 internal control risk assessment, planning, walkthroughs and testing
  • Provide leadership and direct supervision of two compliance auditors
  • Identify opportunities for internal control improvements and communicate recommendations
  • Maintain control risk matrices and internal control process narratives
  • Provide direct assistance to external auditors in the performance of their activities
  • Perform special project work and other procedures as necessary
  • Develop and maintain technical proficiency and current knowledge of professional standards, including accounting, auditing and financial reporting requirements
  • Provide guidance and training to operating/financial personnel, as necessary

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience; Master/MBA degree in accounting is preferred
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience with public accounting firm preferably a Big 4 or national CPA firm, with experience in financial statements audits and SOX404 compliance, and 3-4 years of experience within industry
  • CPA certification required (CPA in progress may be considered)
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of SOX404, U.S. GAAP, and SEC reporting
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team in a fast moving environment
  • Self-motivated, proactive, quick learner with a desire to improve processes and increase efficiencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry and analysis
  • Ability to prioritize work and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel out of town for work at subsidiariesí sites (10-20%).

 

Salary: $90,000-$110,000,   Job Type: Permanent,   Location: Oakland, CA

 

Contact:

Scott L Page

818-223-8083

scott@scottlpage.com