Senior Manager, External Reporting
Company: Univar Solutions
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
- Bachelor's degree in accounting
- 8+ years accounting experience (Big 4 public accounting
- 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
- 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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