Job Description

Financial Reporting, Principal
Job Number: 21-05048
Take a bold step forward in your career! Eclaro is looking for a Financial Reporting, Principal for our client in New York, NY. 
Eclaro’s client is a global private equity firm that provides unique opportunities for value to its wide slate of investors. In a highly competitive industry, they are poised for success and create a work environment where you can thrive. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • The Financial Reporting Principal is responsible for managing team-wide transformation as it relates to process, workflow, technology, and location strategy.
  • In addition, the Principal will support the broader financial reporting team by managing the general ledger maintenance, consolidation, balance sheet substantiation and select monthly/quarterly close processes.
  • In partnership with peers and leaders across the Financial Reporting team, as a leader in the space, the Principal will be collectively responsible to ensure that our financial statements are SEC, GAAP and SOX compliant.
  • Design, lead, and execute transformation efforts across the Financial Reporting team, focused on process, workflow, technology, location strategy and merger activities, ensuring key stakeholder buy-in and proper risk management.
  • Manage team responsible for Corporate Accounting and Consolidations function, located in NY and Powai, and oversee overall product and deliverables for the team.
  • Ensure smooth onboarding of new businesses that arise due to key transactions/acquisitions
  • Conduct on-going reviews of process and technology to identify areas of opportunity for improvement and enhancement within Corporate & Consolidations team.
  • Build and manage the Corporate & Consolidation's team technology plan and execute to support future efficiency and scale of the reporting function
  • Manage the 'health' of our data collection systems, financial reporting software, general ledger reports, and document retention systems for enhancements, upgrades, and improvements
  • Continue to advance and improve workflow surrounding consolidation process with a focus on automating and streamlining data submissions from fund controllers
  • Review of quarterly GAAP and non-GAAP disclosures, with focus on consolidated and stand-alone balance sheets, income statements, equity statements, cash flows for Earnings Release, Form 10-Q and annual Form 10-K filings for client, as well as:
    • Review of select footnotes and MD&A disclosures
    • Review of debt covenant reporting
    • Review of GP securitization vehicle reporting
    • Validation and documentation of financial statements support
    • Assist in ensuring that the filings are SEC, GAAP and SOX compliant..
  • Assist in maintaining a sound SOX controls environment and ensuring proper documentation of our SOX processes
  • Remain up to date on accounting and reporting changes and, in partnership with accounting policy team, proactively communicate status and potential impacts
  • Ability to manage and deliver complex projects across functions
  • 15+ years of experience
  • Experience leading large scale transformation efforts, involving technology, locations, or process is required
  • U.S. GAAP technical accounting expertise, internal reporting and consolidation experience and CPA or equivalent preferred.
  • Combination of Big 4 and industry experience a plus
  • Must have strong drive and initiative, be collaborative to effectively liaise with senior stakeholders and colleagues
  • A forward thinking, creative individual who challenges the status quo and takes initiative to reengineer processes
  • Strong project management skills and ability to onboard new technology initiatives
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Proficiency in PeopleSoft, Workiva and OneStream a plus
  • Strong communication skills with ability to coordinate across the firm to improve business processes
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, including the ability to resolve conflict and observe confidentiality
  • Be nimble and flexible to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • The ability to take on a task and "run with it to conclusion is a critical characteristic of this role
If interested, you may contact:
Merly Villanueva
Merly Villanueva | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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