Responsible for supporting SEC filing process including preparation of 10-Q, 10-K, Proxy, and press releases along with internal reporting activities as well as special financial and analysis projects assigned by management. Responsibilities include researching, documenting, and implementing new technical accounting pronouncements and assisting with month-end close activities and providing support for external audits and SOX 404 activities. This position supports budget preparation and analysis, policy and procedure development and implementation. Position will also be involved in implementing and maintaining Hyperion reporting tool. The position interfaces with all levels of management within the organization, as well as representing the Company to individuals outside of the organization, primarily external auditors.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assists in activities for maintaining and updating Company's accounting practices and standards in compliance with FASB/GAAP/SEC pronouncements, including monitoring and ensuring timely identification of, and compliance with, accounting guidance utilizing all available tools. Provide GAAP interpretations and documentation of issues in a clear and comprehensive manner.
Supports process for ensuring continued compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual SEC filings, including financial statements and Annual Proxy, related disclosures, supporting schedules, and XBRL tagging. (i.e. rolling forward SEC reporting templates and documents, preparing footnote and related underlying disclosure reports, tying out completed disclosures, completing and aiding in control testing of disclosures, researching and drafting new disclosures, addressing formatting and conformity of the SEC documents and aiding in the review of XBRL tags).
Supports business with all press release filings.
Supports preparation of schedules supporting the quarterly and annual tax provisions and annual tax returns.
Assists with internal and external reporting activities and serves as liaison to department managers, assisting them with accounting related service issues including monthly variance analysis of actual expenses compared to budget/forecast.
Support the process to routinely communicate with the Audit Committee or Board of Directors on significant accounting, disclosure or internal control items impacting the Company and its disclosures.
Supports monthly close process, including preparation and review of journal entries, month end closing and distribution of monthly financial statements and other business information.
Design and drive innovative new initiatives to increase efficiency and quality of financial reporting and controls through streamlining processes and automation.
Assists in oversight of Swiss subsidiary's financial reporting, controls and procedures including the budgeting process.
Assists in the preparation and maintenance of the annual operating budget, support detail for the strategic plan and periodic operating forecasts including detailed revenues, cost of goods sold, departmental expenses, headcount, capital budget and budget instructions and procedure packages and performs subsequent budget/forecast variance analysis.
Assist with financial analysis of cost-justified capital expenditures and/or lease versus buy decisions using return on investment, pay-back and other discounted cash flow analysis techniques.
Assist with the Company's cash flow hedging program.
Assist with implementation and maintenance of Hyperion financial reporting tool.
Assist with identifying areas for process improvements, efficiencies, and strengthening internal controls
Performs financial analysis and creates financial reports as necessary.
Perform ad hoc projects in support of the organization and business.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
2 to 3+ years of public accounting experience with a Big 4 or National CPA firm.
CPA certification preferred.
Strong knowledge of GAAP, technical accounting, and SEC regulations.
Self-starter; ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and ability to manage multiple projects.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as position requires heavy interaction with executive management team.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Must possess strong customer service orientation, analytical skills, attention to details, and excellent problem-solving ability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop and kneel; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.
Lifting requirement: Up to 30 pounds
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Computer workstation and climate-controlled office environment. May occasionally enter production areas where personal protective equipment might be required to prevent or lessens exposure to airborne powdered nutritional supplement substances.
Natural Alternatives International