Manager - SEC And External Reporting

Innerworkings Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

manager, sec and external reporting

chicago, il

who we are

InnerWorkings is the leading marketing execution firm serving Fortune 500 brands across a wide range of industries. As a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution, we leverage our proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network, and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded materials and retail experiences across geographies and formats.

At InnerWorkings, we reward sharp, unconventional thinkers who are motivated to create their own success. Our winning culture draws from employees who step up to the challenge of solving tough problems and making a difference. We dream big, so our clients can dream bigger.

the job

This role is critical to the SEC and external reporting function to ensure timely SEC filings, as well as support requests from the external auditors and internal audit.


  • Coordinate information requests and collaborate with other groups and key contributors to SEC reports to obtain the necessary information needed to draft the appropriate disclosures in 10-K and 10-Qs, including Legal, Finance, Tax, and FP&A

  • Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadlines and monitor the progress with internal and external parties, including external auditors to ensure and complete timely SEC filings

  • Review and prepare supporting documentation and analyses to support the financial statements, footnotes, and MD&A disclosures, including tie-out support binders

  • Prepare GAAP disclosure checklists to ensure compliance with accounting and SEC guidelines and completeness of financial statements

  • Participate in communications with external auditors on financial statement and accounting issues to align with external auditors on company positions on disclosures and issues (will require collaboration with technical accounting)

  • Review quarterly consolidated balance sheet and income statement fluctuation analyses and the statement of cash flows

  • Manage the detailed XBRL tagging process of financing statements and footnotes (knowledge of upcoming iXBRL requirements is a plus)

  • Responsible for maintaining strong internal controls around the external reporting process to ensure compliance with internal audit and SOX requirements


  • 4+ years of relevant work experience

  • CPA required

  • Self-motivated individual with a high level of integrity and accountability

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to proactively and independently learn business applications, accounting systems, and reporting tools

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, with competing and deadline-sensitive priorities

  • Excellent team player with an ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization, domestically and internationally

  • Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed

  • Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments


At InnerWorkings we understand that your life extends beyond the workplace. We value our employees and offer a variety of benefits including health and wellness, time off, volunteer opportunities and retirement plans designed to keep our employees at the top of their game and inspired to be a part of the InnerWorkings team.

InnerWorkings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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