Senior Financial Reporting Accountant in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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Job Title
Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

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Job Summary
Collects, consolidates and analyzes financial data from various general ledger systems used at our domestic and international manufacturing sites and other sources required for both internal and external purposes, including SEC reporting. Prepares various financial statements and supplemental schedules for both internal and external reporting. Prepares various journal entries and reconciliations to support proper financial statements. Researches accounting rules and regulations, in addition to gathering data on other public companies for comparison purposes. Acts as liaison between various departments within the Company, manufacturing site controllers and accounting staff around the globe, and external auditors to ensure the timely issuance of high quality financial statements.
Essential Functions and Competencies
• Demonstrated accounting and financial reporting expertise • Knowledge of internal controls and SOX requirements • Proficient with Microsoft Excel including performing financial and analytical computations. • Familiarity with financial consolidation and reporting software tools (TM1, Hyperion HFM, etc.). • Familiarity with SEC reporting software tools (Certent CDM, Workiva, etc.). • Familiarity with general ledger accounting software tools (Infor products preferred). • Proven analytical and problem solving skills. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Effective interpersonal skills • Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required • Effective organization and prioritization skills • Demonstrate high attention to detail • Ability to work with diverse groups • Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism. • Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment. • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools. • Strong customer service and client focus • Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software.
Qualifications / Education / Experience
• Prepare journal entries and reconciliations in support of account balances and the monthly financial close process. • Create and maintain auditable schedules and analyses in support of general ledger account balances and SEC reporting disclosures. • Support external financial audits. • Conduct technical accounting research as needed. • Prepare consolidated financial statements, internal/management reporting, variance analysis, and trend reporting. • Obtain information for financial analysis, work closely with internal and external auditors and provide assistance for SEC reporting. • Assist with monthly internal reporting for senior management, as well as for both operational and financial personnel as requested. • Assist with quarterly preparation of information for quarterly press releases, investor presentations and Board of Directors presentations. • Assist with SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, Proxy, etc.) and earnings release, including preparation of supporting schedules, and ensuring accuracy of information in the filings. • Participate in special projects as necessary.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and CPA required, or combination of education and experience as approved by executive management. 3-4 years of public accounting experience or financial reporting experience in a corporate accounting team preferred.
Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Tempe, AZ, USA

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