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Robert Half International Manager of External Financial Reporting in Jacksonville, Florida


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is assisting one of Jacksonville's most exciting companies in looking for a Manager of External Financial Reporting.

As the head of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting you will report to the Corporate Controller and work in a dynamic environment, often focused on multiple projects simultaneously across various functional groups. You will ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of financial statements, disclosures, and all external reporting. You will oversee and partner with the business to provide upfront input on unique and complex transactions, and work with Accounting and Finance to conclude on the treatment and disclosure of such transactions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the review and assessment of all technical accounting topics impacting the company, such as non-standard transactions (equity, stock-based compensation, debt, purchase accounting, etc.), and the evaluation and implementation of all new accounting standards.

  • Lead the design and build-out of the financial reporting and technical accounting processes, including the internal control documentation implementation.

  • Lead the planning, coordination and preparation of the Company’s SEC filings and internal presentations. This will involve partnering with different functional groups such as Finance and Accounting, Legal, business leads, and external auditors.

  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements are prepared accurately, timely and presented in accordance with GAAP & SEC guidelines.

  • Oversee the SEC calendar, coordinate key timelines and deliverables, and proactively manage cross-functional information gathering activities.

  • Assist the Corporate Controller, and lead as needed, in the development, application and enforcement of strong internal financial controls.


  • Minimum 8 years of working accounting or auditing experience, including at least 3 years leading a Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting function in a public company.

  • Proven project management skills, with experience in taking ownership of multiple outcomes and guiding a team in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to summarize complex accounting and operational issues to management and other business partners.

  • Deep and current understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting principles and regulations.

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to efficiently maintain reporting accuracy while meeting tight deadlines.

  • Prior experience in a highly acquisitive rapidly growing business.

  • Public company background is required.

  • Travel of up to 15% may be required.

Preferred Skills:

· Experience with NetSuite and/or Hyperion preferred.

Education and Experience Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

· CPA license, or actively pursuing certification with completion within one year.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: $100,000.00 - $115,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Date Posted: January 13, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01120-0011668703

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance