Financial Reporting & Analysis Manager

Crawford & Company - Norcross, GA3.6

Full-time
Excellence In Everything We Touch

Position Summary
Responsible for the preparation of corporate and business unit financial statements, corporate projections, self-insured liability schedules, and bank reconciliations. The position involves integral and extensive involvement in internal and external audit processes in support of SEC and GAAP guidelines. Drafts portions of the SEC filing statements (10-Q’s and 10-K), using Workiva software. Position requires direct contact with senior management on a regular basis, including responding to CFO requests for data analysis

Responsibilities
Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for internal and external users in compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting guidelines for company with $1 billion + annual revenue. Prepares monthly schedules and slides for senior management presentations. Distributes interim financial statements to the Board of Directors and senior management.
Drafts portions of the SEC filing statements (10-Qs and 10-K), using Workiva software. Reviews, edits, and ties out press releases, 10-Qs, 10-K, earnings conference call and investor presentation.
Performs frequent ad-hoc analysis and special projects for business units, senior management and Board of Directors, often with same-day turnaround required. Must be able to extract data from COGNOS Finance software.
Prepares and distributes financial projections and rolling forecasts. Coordinates forecast from budgets, business units, and senior management using COGNOS Contributor software.
Reconciles and analyzes the company’s self-insured liabilities schedules to the general ledger on a monthly basis. This includes but is not limited to medical, errors & omissions, workers comp, and auto liabilities. Coordinates reporting and research with legal, payroll, Risk Sciences Group, and benefits departments. Prepares and distributes monthly reports to senior management. Prepares and balances quarterly data summaries to external actuarial consultants.
Prepares certain account reconciliations and resolves related issues. Analyzes monthly variances in account activity and balances.
Prepares and updates documentation related to Sarbanes-Oxley controls over cash reconciliation, self-insured reserves, and financial reporting.
Prepares and approves monthly entries to the general ledger for divisions outside of the corporate general ledger system. Prepares monthly legal expense accruals, monthly tax provisions, branch deductible charges for self-insured liabilities, quarterly true-ups to self-insured liabilities and other entries.
Works with internal and external auditors throughout the audit process. This includes answering inquiries in a timely manner and timely preparation of all schedules and reports requested by the auditors.
Prepares supporting schedules for the 10-Q and 10-K tie-out binder, used as documentation to support information provided in SEC filings.
Directly supervises accounting staff responsible for cash reconciliations and prepaid processes.
Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a directly related field.
CPA or CPA candidate preferred, but not required.
A minimum of six (6) years of experience in financial reporting in a public or corporate accounting environment or three (3) years in public accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong knowledge in the fields of accounting and finance.
Knowledge of Crawford general ledger and reporting systems (COGNOS applications, PeopleSoft) desired.
Knowledge of Crawford loss reporting systems (RSG, SISDAT, RiskTech, Loss Fund Management System) desired.
Ability to use Workiva, or alternative SEC reporting, software.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills for dealing with all levels of internal and external contacts.
Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical ability and judgment in order to read and interpret financial data.
Strong computer skills.
Excellent attention to detail and organizational ability.
Ability to work on own or as part of a team, depending on circumstances.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
About Us
People taking care of people. It’s that simple. At Crawford & Company, we treat our clients’ policyholders like our own, helping to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities at all points of the claims management process. Combining a legacy of nearly 80 years of unmatched experience with global capabilities and industry-leading technology, Crawford is at the forefront of change, while also staying firmly rooted to our commitment to putting people first.

We are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.

At Crawford, we:
Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.
Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.
Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.
Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.
Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that’s inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.
Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.
Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.
We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at www.crawfordandcompany.com.

In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:
Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries
On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.
Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.