Company: WTS Energy
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, United States
The Financial Reporting Analyst has responsibility for preparing the company's periodic SEC filings (Form 10-K, 10-Q and other SEC filings), internal financial reporting packages and working with the company's external financial auditors. The position requires an understanding of regulatory filing requirements, accuracy and timeliness in completion of deliverables and an application of knowledge to the company's financial statements, footnote disclosures, MD&A and other areas of Financial Reporting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Prepare periodic SEC filings (Form 10-K, 10-Q and other SEC filings) including schedules, supporting documentation and tie-outs
Prepare cash flow statement and cash flow sensitivities
Compile monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting packages
Coordinate data requests and analysis with internal and external auditors
Prepare journal entries and analyses related to share-based compensation and leases
Assist with consolidating entries and presentation of standalone subsidiary financials
Work with financial planning systems including IBM Cognos
Research and resolve inquiries for the Accounting Department and Senior Management; prepare variance analysis and explanations.
Assist the Accounting Department with technical accounting research, consolidation, revenue recognition, share-based compensation, leases and overall financial review.
Prepare ad hoc business analyses for Senior Management
Routine communication with supervisors relating to SEC filings, financial close, issues and deliverables
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA or parts passed (Please note in Education area on resume)
2+ years of CURRENT Financial Reporting experience
Would like for resource to have Big Four/Public Accounting experience; Not mandatory, however THIS IS HIGHLY PREFERRED & WILL BE THE FIRST CANDIDATES TO INTERVIEW
Must have solid skills running reports for management
Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills (written and verbal)
Detail oriented; values accuracy and timeliness in preparation of deliverables
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage competing priorities
Demonstrate understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Experience with ViewPoint, OnBase, and Cognos software
Relevant experience in the construction, manufacturing or marine industries is a plus.