SEC Senior Accountant

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31st May, 2019
Category :Computer/IT
Location :Gaithersburg,MD
Type :Full Time

● • Ensure accurate and timely filing of all required financial statements and forms with the SEC, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and DEF 14A, which requires close coordination with our legal team
• Assistance with quarterly and annual earnings release, investor decks, Audit Committee materials and other outside communications as appropriate.
• Responsible for coordinating financial-related external audits, including the integrated audit of financial statements, joint venture financial reports, employee benefit plan audits and statutory audits
• Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages, including the cash flow statement, weighted average shares outstanding and EPS computations
• Responsible for overseeing and maintaining appropriate documentation and identification of the Company’s SOX key processes and controls
• Manage the SEC department’s vendors, by ensuring that the vendors adhere to the agreed upon contract (e.g. SLAs) and that additional fees are held to a minimum.
• Drive process improvements and innovations within the department as well as within the global organization

● Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SEC regulations
• Prior experience working with large, global ERP systems (Oracle or SAP); Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning
• Experience with Workiva
• Superior organization and prioritization skills
• Proven self-starter that doesn’t need much guidance to get projects done in an excellent manner
• Superior writing skills
• Superior Excel modeling skills
• Superior PowerPoint presentation skills

We are seeking a SEC Senior Accountant who will be responsible for the SEC reporting for our two filing entities and SOX compliance. This role is based at our Hughes headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD and will report to the Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting who is based in Englewood, CO but who travels extensively to MD. This is a highly visible role with ability to expand into a leadership role over time. This role will be a close partner with the rest of the accounting team. Additionally, and just as importantly, in order for us to be successful, this role must also be a close partner who can successfully interact with the other teams – Executive Team, Finance, Operations, Internal Audit, IT, and Subsidiary Management teams to name a few – in order to understand their strategy, concerns and issues to ensure that we are appropriately accounting for our operations globally and that we are in compliance with SOX, SEC and other local standards and requirements. They must be able to take initiative, get the job done with little or no direction and be able drive significant value and change into the business – company-wide.
• Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Accounting with a minimum of 10 years of progressive SEC reporting experience – predominately at large, multi-national public companies
• 5+ years public accounting, Big Four a plus
• CPA – Active
• Travel for business purposes, international and/or domestic, will be required but it should be less than 20% of the time.


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