We are seeking a Senior Accountant - External Reporting to join our Corporate Accounting team in Wilmington, MA.
The Senior Accountant - External Reporting willprepare SEC reports and schedules in compliance with regulations and in accordance with U.S. GAAP. Coordinate with other groups within the company including Corporate Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, Operations and business units to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial data. Prepare and analyze aggregated financial data to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations and practices.
Ensure that the company’s public financial statements and other SEC filings are of the highest standards of quality, GAAP-compliant and useful to management and the investing public.
Assist with the quarterly and annual process for filing the Form 10-Q and 10-K (Edgar and XBRL), including drafting documents, ensuring quality, and coordinating review by management, legal counsel and independent accountants, while adhering to strict timelines.
Assist with preparation of other periodic SEC documents, including, but not limited to Form 8-K, S-3, and S-8 reporting requirements.
Assist in preparing earnings releases, including pro forma results, as well as investor presentations.
Track and communicate with both internal groups and external auditors on financial statements to ensure day to day deliverables are completed in a timely manner.
Assist in the implementation of new accounting guidance issued by FASB (e.g. ASC 842) or the SEC, including researching and documenting the proper accounting and reporting application.
Assist in technical accounting research and resolving internal accounting technical issues. Identify sustainable strategic improvements, suggest corrective actions, coordinate implementation and track efficiencies achieved.
Identify improvements that will positively impact corporate success and fully comply with objectives and regulations.
Assist in preparation of annual benefit plan financial statements and audits.
Identify improvements that will positively impact management of benefit plan audits and financial statement filings for defined benefit and defined contribution plans.
Assist in the performance of internal control activities.
Perform ad-hoc accounting analysis and projects.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in accounting or related discipline.
Three to five years related experience with at least two of the required years with a national or regional CPA firm and/or commercial company with consolidation. Experience with financial reporting required.
Internal Number: 40016
About Charles River Laboratories
Personify is the first step to smarter hiring. An award-winning Recruitment Solutions Provider leveraging close to 40 years of experience in over 20 countries - we combine industry expertise with data-driven recruitment analytics to become flexible and collaborative extensions of our customers’ employment brands. The process of attracting, engaging, nurturing, and ultimately retaining the best employees is increasingly more nuanced and challenging. We welcome the opportunity to assist in navigating the ever-tumultuous “War for Talent.” On top of providing Traditional Search solutions like Contingent and Retained Executive Search, we apply a holistic approach to studying a company’s total Talent Acquisition strategy. This includes finding how best to streamline recruiting processes to improve Time-to-Fill, increase Candidate Quality, and reduce cost. Capable of providing customized Full-Service as well as Blended RPO solutions, Personify employs a proprietary Phased Recruitment Process and a dynamic Metrics & Analytics Platform to help our customers “Work Smarter.”