Financial Reporting Manager

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/14/2016

Rexnord Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Brief Description
Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and reporting to the Assistant Corporate Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager is responsible with leading, preparing and distributing financial statements both for internal use by senior leadership and for filing with the SEC. This position is responsible for collecting and analyzing financial data used in preparing quarterly and annual reports and other ad-hoc financial analysis. This role will ensure that financial documentation complies with regulations and professional standards. This individual will conduct technical accounting research and serve as a key partner to the finance functions of our worldwide operations as needed.

Key Accountabilities
Prepare quarterly, annual and other SEC filings and related supporting documentation and manage internal and external review for the documents
Collaborate with Investor Relations, including overall review of earnings release, earnings slides and other investor presentations
Provide support as a key part of equity incentive team, including planning, implementation and monitoring of stock-based compensation
Prepare financial presentations and other ad hoc analysis
Assist with planning, coordination and monitoring of internal and external audit
Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues, disclosures and other issues
Proactively research technical accounting pronouncements to ensure compliance with current and prospective accounting standards, as applicable
Serve as a resource to with technical accounting issues or questions
Contribute to strategic planning and budgeting processes
Identify, implement and manage process improvements within the departments and can be involved in cross functional process improvements
Assist with other finance related functions (corporate accounting, tax, treasury, FP&A)
Participate in the due diligence and financial integration process for business acquisitions
Work on various financial projects

Job Requirements

Bachelors degree in accounting or finance

Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in public accounting or for a larger corporation (manufacturing experience preferred) CPA designation or eligibility to obtain CPA

Previous experience with SAP, consolidations and/or Hyperion (HFM) software, XBRL and Workiva is a plus

Proficient use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Capabilities and Success Factors

Self-starter: "can do" attitude

Analytical and action oriented problem solver

Sets high expectations

Demonstrated leadership

General aptitude for efficiency through automation and use of systems

Demonstrated business acumen and understanding of processes to facilitate continuous improvement

Flexibility to work in a dynamic team environment with requests from inside and outside of immediate work team and some requests directly from senior leadership

Ability to maintain professional skepticism with capability to validate accuracy of reporting and draw general conclusions on the data

Ability to coach, mentor and develop associates

Strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to clearly communicate complex financial information in an easy to understand manner

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment of multiple priorities, high standards, and demanding expectations

Desire to pursue a long-term career with a leading progressive company

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Minority/Veteran/Disabled