Senior Financial Reporting Analyst in Boca Raton, FL by Bluegreen Vacations

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose:

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst is responsible for assisting with all aspects of internal and external financial reporting, monthly consolidation, timely and accurate financial statements and supporting documentation, and assistance with SOX 404. Provides technical, analytical and informational support to management. Responsible for analysis of budget and income statement and balance sheet variances. Acts as the GL system super user, responsible for maintaining the chart of accounts, creation and modification of key system reports and user access.


Responsibilities:

• Ensures the Maintenance and governance of the GL system (Lawson), chart of accounts, and system reports
• Schedules GL system postings and general ledger support for accounting department.
• Conducts Lawson GL system checks related to the monthly consolidation process.
• Prepares monthly consolidation of financial results including variance analysis and preparation of the reporting package for the CAO/CFO and parent company.
• Prepares the quarterly and annual financial statement reports filed with the SEC (10K/10Q/8K) and provided to the parent company to be included in their SEC filings. Includes maintaining the reports’ electronic tie-out.
• Prepares the annual Bluegreen/Big Cedar Vacations, LLC financial statements.
• Assists with internal and external auditors and provide requested support.
• Maintains and reviews of the monthly accounting review binder and related supporting schedules.
• Assists the VP, Controller and the Senior Manager, Financial Reporting with the detailed review of monthly reconciliations, schedules, and journal entries provided by Accounting Managers/Sr. Director of Sales Accounting/VP of HOA Accounting/Director of Mortgage Investor Reporting.
• Prepares schedules for reporting to the parent company and other departments.
• Assists with the preparation of schedules for use by upper management for special reporting projects to the Board of Directors or other users.
• Completes US Census reports.
• Assists with SOX 404 planning and scoping, compliance and maintenance/updating of related documentation, management testing, and deficiency identification/remediation process.
• Ensures compliance with and maintenance of SOX documentation related to the financial reporting function
• Assists with the update and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures.
• Assists with process improvements across various accounting related areas.
• Prepares the accounting department monthly regional close and the financial reporting quarterly close calendars.
• Maintains key spreadsheet server documents for use by accounting and finance departments and auditors.
• Coordinates with the tax team for key schedules to be used in the monthly and quarterly preparation of the tax provision entry.


“We are an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. If offered employment, applicant must be willing to submit to a background check/drug test.”

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Minimum 2 years of related financial reporting and systems experience; public
accounting experience is strongly preferred
CPA certification preferred or preparing to sit for the CPA exam. Strong IT general ledger system knowledge strongly preferred (Lawson or an ERP); must be proficient in excel; understanding and ability to comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SOX. Knowledge of general
ledger accounting.
Independent, self-starter, strong analysis capabilities. Strong interpersonal relationship and effective communication skills. Team player. Must be detail oriented. Must be able to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines. Experienced at making sound, independent judgments within established policies and procedures.

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