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Financial Reporting Manager

Company: Southwest Accounting Resources, Inc
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Functions for this Role:

  • Mentor, coach, and develop the team; define and align team goals with company priorities and values; build morale and motivation. Hold self and team accountable to maintaining established company standards.
  • Manages and prepares reports that include financial statements, footnotes and other financial information filed with, or furnished to, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, registration statements and annual reports; and maintains related documentation.
  • Assists with the development, documentation and maintenance of Company processes and procedures and internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Coordinates activities of external auditors and acts as a liaison with Company departments in obtaining information required by external auditors as part of quarterly reviews and annual external audit.
  • Monitors current developments related to accounting standard setting bodies and remains current on technical accounting literature to identify/assess possible changes to accounting policies and practices. Examples include SEC, FASB, PCAOB, Technical Bulletins and other accounting policy and practice pronouncements.
  • Researches, interprets and provides accounting guidance and support based on adopted interpretations and maintains related documentation, as necessary.
  • Maintains and updates, as applicable, the Company's accounting policy manuals.
  • Provides training and accounting guidance to the Company's accounting staff and other Company departments.
  • Reviews reconciliations, roll forward and other schedules prepared by staff and other departments that support Company's financial filings.
  • Manage stock issuances and relationship with transfer agent
  • Oversees the preparation of periodic investor reports in collaboration with the Company's asset management team.
  • Be a Sage Intacct and Planful guru; drive process improvement and automation efforts to streamline financial reporting operations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


    • Bachelor and/or Master's Degree in Accounting.
    • 6+ years of public (Big 4 or Tier II National) accounting experience.
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
    • 1 year of experience in leading an External Reporting function that involves SEC disclosure and reporting, reconciliation and accounting research.
    • Strong analytical skills, efficient and self-motivated with the ability to recommend, develop, document and implement process improvements across the organization
    • Strong accounting research and technical problem solving skills. Public company experience a plus
    • Excellent communication, collaborative skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to prioritize workloads, tasks, meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities in a dynamic and growth environment.
    • Ability to partner with cross-functional groups and leaders to drive and influence business solutions.

      For immediate consideration email your resume in a word.doc to Thyra at

Keywords: Southwest Accounting Resources, Inc, Scottsdale , Financial Reporting Manager, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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