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Senior Manager, External Reporting

Company: Univar Solutions
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

A Place Where People Matter. - Start your career journey with Univar Solutions! - Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you. -Primary Purpose:The Senior Manager - External Reporting is a key member within the Corporate Controller group that has preparation and review responsibilities over Univar's public financial reporting process. This role is responsible for managing the corporate external financial reporting team including the preparation, review and filing of Univar Solutions' SEC documents including Form 10-K, 10-Q, and other. This role works cross-functionally with several internal stakeholders including Investor Relations, Legal, Tax, Corporate FP&A, Consolidations, and Corporate Accounting.Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the preparation and review of the annual Form 10K and quarterly Form 10Q reports filed with the SEC.
  • Assists with the preparation and review of quarterly earnings releases, investor decks and management communications.
  • Reviews the XBRL files associated with the financial statements submitted to the SEC.
  • Performs technical accounting research and benchmark against other peer companies.
  • Monitors U.S. GAAP and SEC developments and leads adoption of new accounting disclosure rules.
  • Enhances technical accounting and SEC reporting internal controls.
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow statement.
  • Manages stock-based compensation accounting, including annual grant valuation, annual cost charge outs and monthly activity.
  • Supports the corporate consolidation financial close process, providing the analysis for the consolidated financial statements, and working with the team to maintain effective internal controls.
  • Assists in submitting census reporting.
  • Partners and provides financial information required by other groups within the company including Treasury, Legal, Tax, Investor Relations and FP&A as needed.
  • Performs technical accounting research and analysis (SEC and US GAAP). Provides guidance to other groups within the Company and helps implement where appropriate.
  • Key point of contact for the quarterly review and annual audit process with the internal/external auditors.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.Education/Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting
    • 8+ years accounting experience (Big 4 public accounting firm)
    • CPASpecialized Knowledge/Skills:
      • Deep US GAAP and SEC Regulation knowledge
      • Ability to evaluate technical accounting concepts
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to influence people and processes without direct responsibility
      • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and meet deadlines
      • Experience working with Hyperion (HFM) and Workiva preferredUnivar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. - Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet! We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe! -We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. - Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry. -Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Keywords: Univar Solutions, Downers Grove , Senior Manager, External Reporting, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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