Manager, Financial Reporting

Sep 13, 2018
Mar 14, 2019
Finance, Management
Full Time


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled






Manager, Financial Reporting


Your role in helping us shape the future:

The Manager, financial Reporting assists the Director of Financial Reporting and other key members of management to provide experienced consultation and assistance in the execution, successful preparation and reporting of Intelsat's quarterly and annual reports, completion of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, Statutory Reporting and assists with other reporting requirements. The role participates as a key member in the SEC Reporting function by assisting in the planning, preparation and review of all SEC reporting requirements to include but not limited to the Quarterly and Annual Filings (including XBRL).  Another key function of this role will include providing thought leadership for management's Sarbanes-Oxley approach, development of testing, leading the company-wide project plans, allocation of resources within the teams and coordination of efforts between internal and external auditors. The Manager, Financial Reporting is also a key contributor in the preparation, project plan development and coordination of approximately 30 statutory audits and plays a key role in other projects as they arise.


Are you up to the challenge?

  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation and review of the following reports: Quarterly Reports to SEC; Annual Reports to SEC; Other SEC filings
  • Monitor and enhance the procedures related to the external reporting process to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Drive to completion and overall project management for the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley 404 testing company-wide including providing though leadership of new developments from the technical guidance, development of project plans, allocation of resources within the team, and coordination of efforts between internal and external auditors
  • Assist with coordination, planning and completion of approximately 30 statutory reporting including managing external resources including auditors, legal contacts and others to ensure timely filing in various jurisdictions
  • Participate with the implementation of new reporting standards in compliance with international reporting requirements
  • Provide thought leadership to the consolidated Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley approaches to include drafting of the Company-wide scoping memo, position papers around the impact of any deficiencies or changes in planned scope, coordination of information gathering from other departments to complete required analysis and assistance in the adoption of new or clarified guidance where applicable.
  • Utilize strong communication skills to include negotiation, relationship building, fostering collaboration and fostering trust to influence key decisions
  • Lead external reporting process and ensuring public disclosure is complete and accurate
  • Consult with independent auditors on internal control matters and disclosure requirements as required
  • Provide guidance, oversight and training to team members on a project basis to include creating and presenting various trainings for Sarbanes Oxley update courses to staff and upper management
  • Over the course of time, you will develop a command of key responsibilities in the business, reporting relationships, and establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key business partners and other internal stakeholder groups to understand the business and ensure timely exchange of information.
  • Complete special projects and assignment as required by Management including assistance with other various reporting tasks, analysis, process improvement and integration required.
  • Conduct technical research to conclude on accounting issues
  • Provide direct leadership and guidance to a staff of 2 to 3 people.


Can you drive these processes?

  • Assist in preparation of ad hoc reports and analysis as necessary.
  • Interface with external auditors and other advisors, as required
  • Continually look to streamline flow of information from Oracle and Hyperion G/L systems to final end product reports (both internal and external financial reports)
  • Assist with special projects as needed.


You should definitely have:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a major in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated financial reporting, accounting experience
  • Thorough working knowledge of IFRS, U.S. GAAP, SEC and other accounting and reporting standards
  • Strong workable knowledge of core business processes (i.e. Accounting, Financial Reporting, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Revenue Recognition, etc.)
  • Effective English oral and written language skills
  • Proficiency MS Office Suite to include Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to consistently make decisions in a timely manner sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Ability to integrate and balance priorities, work activities and resources for the benefit of multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple commitments
  • Strong team player
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and develop self and others


It would be nice if you had:

  • CPA certification
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following areas:  ERP systems, ability to evaluate risk impact and vulnerability
  • Experience driving Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) work
  • Multinational compliance experience
  • Public accounting experience


What it's like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture


    Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • This role requires you to sit for long periods of time and work with a computer


  • Candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).
  • Please review the job bidding by current employees section in the employee handbook prior to applying for this position, thank you.
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

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