Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at about.skechers.com
The Senior Manager, External Reporting is a vital member of the Finance organization, focused on SEC reporting and technical accounting. This role is responsible for preparing the company's SEC filings such as Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and other filings.
This position will leverage an extensive technical accounting background to research new accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of complex accounting issues and transactions. This position will contribute to executive management presentations and Audit Committee deliverables, as well as support quarterly review and annual audit processes.
Prepares the company's SEC financial reporting on Form 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K including creation of auditable support, and leads the analysis of the content.
Supports Investor Relations in assisting with preparation of company releases and related matters and ensures consistent disclosure between releases, scripts, and SEC filings.
Manages financial reporting to key stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, ensures financial statements are prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards and regulations.
Assists with the month-end close process. Prepares and reviews accounting, reconciliations and reporting of certain equity, debt, investment and asset activities, as well as acquisition-related and non-routine transactions.
Expertise in reporting requirements in accordance with US GAAP and SEC.
Monitors and researches FASB and SEC activities to identify potential rule changes that may impact the company, updates disclosures for the impact of these new pronouncements to ensure complete disclosures in filings.
Documents and updates the company’s key accounting policies.
Establishes effective working relationships with key stakeholders within the organization, including corporate accounting, FP&A, legal, human resources, and internal and external audit.
Identify and implement opportunities to promote streamlined processes, financial systems, operational efficiencies and enhanced internal controls.
Leads process improvement of reporting deliverables across the organization and evolves the function through reporting standardization and best practices.
Education and Experience
BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field
CPA license preferred
10 years of relevant experience, with a mix of public accounting and financial reporting experience in a large publicly traded organization
Big 4 experience preferred
Industry experience in retail and/or consumer products, and international experience a plus
Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
Ability to effectively communicate clear and concise ideas verbally and in writing
Creative thinker who can bring innovative ideas and approaches to solve issues
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.