Director, SEC Reporting

Fortive in Raleigh, NC

  • Industry: Accounting - Accounting Management
  • Type: Full Time
  • $146,610.00 - 146,610.00
position filled
The Role:Reporting to Chief Accounting Officer, the Director of SEC Reporting is a critical and highly visible role within the finance organization and more broadly the Company. This role will lead all corporate accounting and reporting activities relating to SEC Reporting, SOX Compliance, US GAAP and the company s accounting policies, as well as the review and adoption of new accounting pronouncements. This role will also interface with the Investor Relations team and will take lead on project management relating to certain initiatives and high value finance and accounting projects. The Director of SEC Reporting will need to be an energetic and articulate individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills. This role is a critical liaison between the Corporate accounting team and the operating companies.Key Responsibilities Include:Lead the preparation of the Company s 10-Q s, 10-K s, and other external reports and occasional SEC reviews and ensure compliance with US GAAP, SEC regulations, and XBRL.Coordinate with the investor relations function to maintain consistency of financial information provided to external stakeholders with financial information included in required regulatory filings.Partner with the Company s operating company finance and accounting teams to identify, research, resolve, and communicate findings on accounting-related questions regarding business transactions.Serve as expert on US GAAP technical accounting matters.Undertake special projects to support Corporate initiatives as needed, including acquisition and treasury-related transaction accounting, and assist in the preparation of ad-hoc requests for analyses and information.Understand and evaluate new accounting pronouncements and their impact, successfully implement any necessary process changes, enhancements, or IT solutions, and draft any related disclosures.Maintain and enhance the Company s accounting policies and procedures manual.Complete annual technical accounting processes, including goodwill and intangible asset impairment testing and segment analyses.Work closely with the external auditors to resolve complex accounting issues.Candidate Profile:The successful candidate will have the following personal characteristics and traits as well as technical experience and education:Personal Characteristics and Traits:Strong interpersonal and communications skills.Detail-oriented nature who strives to consistently delivering high quality work products, while being able to step back to see the big picture.Dependable resource that will do what it takes to get the job done.Process-oriented with an ability to communicate goals, accomplishments, risks and next steps at all stages of a project.Very customer focused in all aspects of the job.Ability to effectively recognize differences in application of accounting principles among multiple businesses/locations/countries and evaluate appropriateness based on varying facts and circumstances.Solid technical background in SEC reporting for large public companies, US GAAP, and ability to research, understand and communicate technical issues in an effective and operational manner.Ability to identify potential internal control matters and suggest solutions to improve internal control systems and financial integrity across multiple business units/countries.Ability to assess the impact of new accounting pronouncements on the Company s consolidated financial statements in a highly accurate and timely manner.Successfully support functional and operating company leaders to understand and improve financial results on a sustainable basis.Education and/or Experience:BS or BA Degree in Finance or Accounting and CPA required. Minimum 8 years of relevant experience required.Experience in SEC reporting for a public company, managerial experience in a Big 4 accounting firm and/or operational controllership experience is strongly preferred.Candidates with experience in a multinational organization with multiple business units is strongly preferred.Experience with the financial aspects of revenue recognition, impairment, M&A, due diligence and post-merger integration, reserves, and tax accounting is strongly preferred.Knowledge of Workiva and XBRL and is a plus.Fortive Corporation Overview:Fortive Corporation is a diversified industrial technology company encompassing businesses that are recognized leaders I n attractive markets. The Company s well-known brands hold leading positions in field solutions, transportation technology, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution markets. Fortive s businesses design, develop, service, manufacture and market professional and engineered products, software and services for a variety of end markets, building upon leading brand names, innovative technology and significant market positions. The Company s research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative facilities are located in more than 40 countries across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America.Fortive is guided by a shared purpose to deliver essential technology for the people who accelerate progress, and is united by a culture of continuous improvement and bias for action that embody the Fortive Business System ( FBS ). Through rigorous application of its proprietary FBS set of growth, lean, and leadership tools and processes, Fortive continuously improves business performance in the critical areas of innovation, product development and commercialization, global supply chain, sales and marketing and leadership development. Fortive s commitment to FBS and goal of creating long-term shareholder value have enabled it to drive customer satisfaction and profitability; significant improvements in innovation, growth and operating margins; and disciplined acquisitions to execute strategy and expand its portfolio into new and attractive markets.Fortive posted 2018 revenue from continuing operations of $6.5 billion. Sales by geographic destination (geographic destination refers to the geographic area where the final sale to Fortive s customer is made) were: North America 58% (including 56% in the United States), high growth markets 23%, and other regions 5%. About Us:Vontier will be a global industrial technology company offering critical technical equipment, components, software and services for manufacturing, repair and servicing in the mobility infrastructure industry worldwide. Our Operating Companies supply a wide range of solutions, spanning advanced environmental sensors, fueling equipment, field payment hardware, remote management and workflow software, vehicle tracking and fleet management software solutions for traffic light control and vehicle mechanics and technicians equipment. Our products and services are marketed to retail and commercial fueling operators, commercial vehicle repair businesses, municipal governments and public safety entities and fleet owners/operators on a global basis. We operate globally with research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administration operations located in more than 40 countries across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. We re committed to shareholder value creation through strong earnings growth, driven by continuous improvement through operating performance of our existing business and acquisitions of new businesses that accelerate our strategy while expanding our portfolio into new and attractive markets. To accomplish these goals, we use a set of growth, lean and leadership tools and processes, which today are known as the Fortive Business System (FBS), designed to continuously improve business performance in the critical areas of quality, delivery, cost, growth and innovation. Our operating companies utilize the Fortive Business System to develop improvement initiatives in the areas of product development and commercialization of new products and solutions as well as improvements in sales and marketing, supply chain and manufacturing efficiency. All of our efforts are focused on accelerating competitive advantage in our markets. "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-###-#### or e-mail to request accommodation."
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