Financial Reporting Manager
Company: Black Diamond, Inc. FKA Clarus
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: April 10, 2021
This Financial Reporting Manager will report to the Corporate
Controller is accountable for leading the world-wide Financial
Reporting function of the Clarus Organization including;
establishing best in practice closing procedures, preparation of
corporate consolidation and supporting spreadsheets, preparation of
annual proxy statement, preparation of required pro forma
statements for SEC reporting, coordination of auditing activities
with the independent auditors, creating BOD reporting package for
CFO and leads 401K Retirement Plan administration.
The Financial Reporting Manager Functions will be:
Develop Finance team financial reporting goals that are fully
aligned with the foundation goals.
Leads coordination with providing information to external
Ensure the financial reporting team delivers the highest standard
of departmental, cross departmental and cross foundation teamwork
and customer service.
Ensure optimal deployment of resources to achieve business
2. Management Reporting
Responsible for preparation of external financial reporting for the
Research technical accounting subjects and prepare related
Work in conjunction with the IT group and Corporate Controller to
ensure financial management reporting tools and processes are in
place to support the ongoing and future needs of the business.
Develop and prepare a monthly BOD Reporting Package.
Develop regular reporting and analysis, including key metrics
reports, and conduct ad hoc financial analysis as required.
3. Global accounting reserves
Maintain global policies for inventory, warranty, accounts
receivable and sales returns reserves.
Responsible for the Global review of accounting reserves and
Prepare global reserves summary memo each quarter that support's
the organization's reserve levels.
4. Global Systems, Policies, and Procedures
Recommend to Senior Management and or develop global operational
controls that will help facilitate the growth of the company.
Assist in implementation of IT controls over the Organization's
strategic technology systems and projects and their
Manage 401K service provider relationships and all technical and
compliance related issues.
Ensure 401K plan complies with IRS and ERISA guidelines and
requirements including managing the year-end audits.
Periodically review 401K investment fund performance and provide
update to the 401K investment committee.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Preferred: Master's in accounting or MBA.
Required: 4-6 Years, public accounting and CPA.
Skills and general experience:
#Strategic thinking and planning skills
Experience with US and local GAAP
Understanding of best practices to implementation new US GAAP
Strong business acumen
Ability to complete financial statement preparation (SEC form 10-K
and 10-Q) within specified Company deadlines
#Managing and Leading
Able to communicate effectively and lead others through changes in
financial reporting requirements
Able to effectively communicate deadlines and closing requirements
to accounting teams, coach and develop others
An individual who seizes opportunities and takes initiative as
#Influence and Interpersonal Effectiveness
Relationship building and rapport skills
Influencing and networking skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Ability to work in conjunction with all members of the finance team
to complete financial statement preparation and file submission
with the SEC on a quarterly basis
On an ongoing basis, evaluates and prioritizes financial reporting
activities for continuous improvement, focusing people resources
and key business priorities
Alternative qualification for the Financial Reporting Manager
4-6 years working knowledge in accounting and finance with at least
3 years of public accounting experience
Exceptional Interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the
ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Demonstrates initiative and the ability to work effectively within
Knowledge of Financial and ERP systems
Proficient in Microsoft Office software
Required licenses: CPA required
At BD, benefits begin on the first of the month following your date
of hire with a generous portion of medical and dental paid for by
BD. You also will get employer paid life insurance, Short and
Long-Term Disability, as well as other wellness benefits, 401k,
vacation and wellness time off, and company paid holidays. If that
isn't enough, we are also a pet-friendly workplace with a casual
dress code! If your passions are also in the outdoors, then you
will also enjoy employee discounts on BD gear and apparel.
Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd is an Equal Opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex; including sexual
orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability,
protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled
veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are
unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career
center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation,
contact a Black Diamond Equipment HR representative.
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