Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting

Beacon Street Services
Baltimore, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Are you looking to expand your career in accounting? Does working for a high-growth, fast-paced company sound intriguing? If so, we want to hear from you! We're currently looking for a Senior Accountant responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, both internal and external. This position will prepare quarterly and annual filings using Workiva and maintain appropriate supporting documentation in accordance with SOX. This role will also be responsible for preparing the monthly internal management financial reporting packages. This role will provide subject-matter expertise and support technical accounting matters. Our ideal candidate is proactive and will contribute to maintaining and improving the financial reporting process. + Prepare and maintain financial statement supporting workpapers+ Interact and communicate with stakeholders to obtain support for required disclosures+ Prepare quarterly, annual and periodic SEC filings in Workiva+ Research and maintain schedule of all new accounting pronouncements and impact to the Company+ Prepare monthly internal management reports using financial reporting software+ Prepare quarterly fluctuation analysis+ Enhance processes and ensure internal controls are performed+ Engage in face-to-face and remote communication with functional business leaders+ Assist in any analyses and investigations as needed in preparation for meetings with Senior Management (ie, Operational Reviews, Annual Budget, Strategic Plan, etc.)+ Implement process improvements to streamline financial statement preparation by leveraging automated tools+ Assist others in the group as needed+ Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance required+ 3-5+ years of progressive responsibility in accounting and financial reporting+ 3+ years' experience working for a Big 4 company preferred+ Experience auditing and/or working for publicly traded entities+ CPA or CPA Candidate Preferred+ Strong GL accounting skills+ Strong knowledge of US GAAP, accounting principles, internal controls, and financial reporting+ Ability to develop, improve, document, and follow processes+ Ability to provide high quality deliverables while meeting deadlines+ Strong oral and written communication skills+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills+ Must be proactive and able to take on projects from idea through completion+ Excellent project management, organizing and planning skills+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision+ Understands the team concept and has a strong desire to be a contributing teammate+ Expert/Advanced MS Excel knowledge+ Working knowledge of NetSuite and Workiva is desirableAbout Beacon Street ServicesBeacon Street Services is the services division of MarketWise LLC, providing world-class shared services, including, technical systems and expertise, legal, accounting and human resources.Our mission is to provide MarketWise the systems, support and information to do what they do best which is to provide the best in class subscription-based publications of financial information and software to millions of investors globally.The affiliate companies under MarketWise provide a broad range of services and opinions which means that one size does not fit all. Beacon Street Services mirrors that philosophy by providing cutting edge, multi-tenant systems and services implemented by some of the best and brightest people in their respective fieldTake a virtual tour of our Baltimore, MD office here.Our commitment:As an employer committed to equal opportunity and a diverse workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.#LI-MH1ID: 2021-1495 External Company URL: TestUserAdmin Street: 1125 N. Charles Street Telecommute: No