Accounting Manager, Financial Reporting
Accounting Manager, Financial Reporting Bethesda, MD At SunEdison, we are looking for talented self-starters with imagination, creativity and vision. In addition, we are seeking individuals who are original thinkers, possess the drive to achieve quick results, and have the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the solar industry and desire to be part of a team with goals to change the way the world's energy is produced, distributed, and consumed. Job Summary The Manager, Financial Reporting will work with the Corporate Financial Reporting Group to ensure that the financial statements are prepared in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles and SEC Rules and Regulations. In addition, this position will be responsible for advising global business development teams on complex transactions from an accounting perspective. This requires significant interaction with individuals internal and external to the organization, including senior management and independent auditors. This position requires the ability to research accounting literature, interpret contracts and document transactions in a clear and concise manner for multiple audiences. The position will report to the Director, Financial Reporting. Job Responsibilities * Assist in the preparation, review, and submission of the SEC filings including; Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. * Apply/update XBRL taxonomy to TerraForm financial statements. * Prepare work paper package supporting MD&A and financial statements including foot notes * Review projects level quarterly and annual financials statement for compliance required for debt or other arrangements * Prepare and update accounting policies and implement new accounting pronouncements * Support integration of acquired entities and apply accounting policy alignments * Support monthly management reporting to FP&A group * Interact directly with key members of the external audit team. * Lead quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley certification process and evaluate operating effectiveness of financial reporting and disclosures controls. Responsible for complying with established financial controls. * High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Required Qualifications * BS in Accounting and CPA. * Minimum of five (5) years combined experience in public accounting (preferably Big 4 or other national firm) and/or industry gained through increasingly responsible positions within accounting/finance. * Specific technical accounting skill sets in the areas of leases, real estate, consolidations, variable interest entities, revenue recognition, derivatives and hedging. * Experience with SEC reporting and securities offerings. * Active learner - able to enhance personal, professional and business growth through new knowledge and experiences; pushes the organization to learn from other industries' standards and practices. * Some travel required Preferred Qualifications * Experience drafting & composing technical accounting memos -- lease accounting, revenue recognition etc * Experience managing direct reports or consultants and project management * Experience with XPRL web filings, consolidations SunEdison is leading the solar industry with a strong "one company, one culture" environment that allows you to innovate, expand your potential, and own your future. This environment encourages positive thinking, integrity, and a "together as a team we win" attitude. In addition to providing a climate for professional growth, SunEdison offers competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and a company matched 401(k) savings plan. SunEdison is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to [email removed] *LI-ABC SunEdison is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to [email removed]..