The director of financial reporting must have advanced knowledge and understanding of GAAP, SEC reporting requirements and financial statement analysis. Companies expect candidates for this job to have a CPA, a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business, and at least eight years of experience. Top candidates have experience in public accounting and SEC reporting. Strong analytical, critical thinking, and verbal, writing and interpersonal skills are crucial to the position, as is the ability to interact with all levels of corporate and divisional management. Preparing, analyzing and reviewing quarterly and annual financial statements, footnotes, and management discussion and analysisPerforming technical accounting research as required, including on accounting pronouncements, and meeting with divisional controllers on accounting and financial reporting issuesPreparing all GAAP and SEC financial reporting, including supporting documentsEnsuring compliance related to financial reporting and disclosure requirementsSupervising, training and mentoring staff with duties related to corporate accounting and reportingCommunicating regularly with management and business units Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can help you with your director of financial reporting staffing needs.
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Salary for Director of Financial Reporting in Los Angeles, CA
$160,475 - $231,870
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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