Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Cars.Com South Jacksonville , FL 32207

Posted 6 months ago

The Senior of Financial Reporting is responsible for participating in all aspects of the Company's external and internal financial reporting process, including: 1) the Company's SEC reporting process by preparing financial statements and footnote disclosures in accordance with US GAAP accounting and SEC reporting rules and regulations; and 2) the Company's internal reporting process by preparing various financial reporting packages on a monthly and quarterly basis, along with insightful analysis of variances and trends. This position reports to the Manager, Financial Reporting.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Participates in the external financial reporting process, including preparation of the Company's annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and quarterly earnings releases on Form 8-K.

  • Participates in the Company's internal reporting process by preparing various financial reporting packages (CFO Package and Board Letter) on a monthly and quarterly basis, along with insightful analysis of variances and trends.

  • Assists the Manager, Financial Reporting in maintaining the Company's financial reporting-related policies and procedures, including new accounting pronouncements, and works with the Financial Accounting Team to ensure compliance with such policies and procedures.

  • Researches and resolves day-to-day financial reporting issues, and assists with the resolution of significant, complex, and/or unusual transactions to ensure proper application of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.

  • Prepares certain journal entries and account reconciliations related to complex or highly technical accounting areas during the monthly close process.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of certain reports within PeopleSoft and related reporting tools.

  • Prepares supporting documents for Audit Committee and Board of Director presentations as requested.

  • Drives process improvements, system enhancements and development of analytical tools to support a more streamlined consolidated financial reporting function including better analytics.

  • Responsible for the execution of certain internal controls over financial reporting that are integral to an effectively designed and operating internal control environment in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements.

  • Works with other departments across the Company to ensure the accuracy of the financial statements, as well as providing support on the accounting for certain transactions.

  • Works with external and internal auditors to ensure the review and audit processes are efficient and effective.

  • Participates in cross-functional special projects as required; including potential acquisitions, as well as the integration of any acquired entities.

  • Attend continuing education to stay current on hot and emerging topics and keep license active.

  • Perform other duties and projects, as assigned, to assist the Finance organization.

Required Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication ski
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