Manager of External Reporting

  • Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
  • Full-time

Company Description

Large Global Pharmaceutical Company

Job Description


·   Assist in the preparation and filing of all financial reports with the U.S.   Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other governmental agencies.   Organize filings using Edgar and XBRL.

·   Review the preparation of GAAP consolidated financial statements including   balance sheet, income statement, cash flows and shareholders’ equity.

·   Prepare schedules and analyses required for quarterly and annual filings with   the SEC.

·   Provide guidance to Corporate Accounting on significant accounting   transactions to ensure amounts are recorded correctly in the Company’s   general ledger.

·   Monitor new accounting pronouncements and guidance in US GAAP and SEC to   determine impact on the Company’s financial accounting and reporting   practices.

·   Establishes and implementes global accounting policies. Writes technical   accounting memos establishing accounting guidelines.

·   Provide technical accounting guidance throughout the organization.

·   Work with external auditors on quarterly reviews and year-end audit.

·   Prepares the annual proxy including all supporting schedules and analysis.

·   Directs the preparation of the annual audit for the company’s retirement   plans.

· Supports   Investor Relations through timely review of quarterly earnings releases and   filing of ER 8-K.
  · Prepares EPS calculations and stockholders’ equity account rollforwards.

·   Prepares consolidated statement of cash flows and various balance sheet and   cash flow supporting analyses.

·   Carry out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies,   procedures, and state, federal and local laws.




·   Current SEC rules and regulatory reporting requirements

·   US GAAP and IFRS standards.

·   Financial reporting and consolidation practices of a global business   operation.

·   Financial information systems including Cognos Controller or equivalent   systems, SAP/JDE solutions; expert in Excel.

·   Handling and completing on time multiple projects, duties, and assignments.

·   Researching, analyzing and evaluating new accounting and reporting standards   and related guidance.

·   Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

·   Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.

·   Working with financial information systems including SAP, or related systems.



Bachelor’s   Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field from  an accredited college or university. Five to Seven years of progressive   financial management experience in public accounting and private industry.   Must have experience within the external reporting function of a large public   company, preferably the pharmaceutical industry. Must be a Certified Public   Accountant (CPA). Big 4 public accounting experience and MBA a plus.