Job Title

Financial Reporting Manager

Location

Washington, DC

Salary

Open

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Manager of Financial Reporting is primarily responsible for the supervision of the preparation of financial statements, quarterly SEC filings and other public financial disclosures. In addition, this position will be responsible for SOX and corporate compliance and oversee internal controls over financial reporting and entity-level controls.

1. Management of Financial Reporting

Manage the preparation and review of SEC filings and internal financial reports.

• Responsibilities include:
• Supervising the Senior Financial Reporting Accountant.
• Overseeing preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements and variance analysis.
• Drafting quarterly and annual reports on Form 10-Q and 10-K, to include financial statements, management’s discussion and analysis and all other required SEC disclosures. Incorporate feedback from internal reviewers, SEC counsel and external auditors.
• Drafting current reports on Form 8-K, as needed.
• Overseeing the preparation of any property audits and pro forma financial statements required by the SEC under Regulation SX 3-14.
• Drafting quarterly earnings release financial statements and supplemental schedules in collaboration with the Investor Relations and Property Accounting teams.
• Reviewing XBRL tagging for completeness and accuracy
• Assisting in the implementation of new accounting requirements or SEC disclosure requirements in coordination with the accounting policy team and external auditors.
• Reviewing system-generated reports for completeness and accuracy and overseeing the development and implementation of new or modified financial reports. 60%

2. SOX and Corporate Compliance

Manage the company’s SOX certification process and oversee corporate compliance.

• Responsibilities include:
• Communicating and enforcing timelines for completion of certifications by process owners.
• Coordinating the Walkthrough meetings and related PBC requests with the external and internal auditors.
• Coordinating the preparation of the annual Proxy Statement and ensuring its timely filing.
• Overseeing the timely filing of Form 4 reports and ensuring the company remains compliant with all NYSE listing requirements. 15%

3. Accounting Policy

Provide research and interpretation on the application of authoritative accounting guidance.

• Responsibilities include:
• Review the company’s accounting policies on a regular basis and supervise the drafting or revision of policies.
• Partner with business stakeholders across the organization to provide guidance and consultation on technical accounting issues. 15%

4.Project Management

Provide leadership expertise, project management, process design and team coordination for various business initiatives and projects. 10%

• Additional duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:


• Goal-oriented, organized, and strategic leader with proven process optimization and project management skills.
• Deep understanding of Sarbanes Oxley and proven mastery of US GAAP reporting requirements.
• Thoughtful problem-solver with the ability to identify issues, assess strategic solutions, develop new processes and procedures, and execute against those new processes and procedures.
• Internal desire to identify, strategize and redesign processes to increase efficiencies.
• BA/BS in Accounting. CPA required and Big 4 experience strongly preferred.
• Minimum 5 years work experience.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Excellent communication, reading comprehension and analytical skills.

Interested members should e-mail resume to Mr. Chris Gamble at Cgamble@washreit.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1812 in the subject line and to copy friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.