January 10, 2018

Manager, External Reporting Accountant

comScore, a leading technology company in the entertainment measurement industry, is seeking a Manager of External Reporting the the Reston, VA office.  The ideal candidate will manage elements of comScore's SEC reporting and ensuring compliance with US GAAP as well as SEC and FASB rules and regulations in financial reports, company records and material transactions. This position is responsible for staff oversite to ensure the production of accurate financial statements and disclosures in required SEC periodic filings (i.e. 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K) as well as other external and governmental reports and releases.  

Responsibilities

  • Review draft preparations and oversee coordination of review, and filing of SEC documents, including Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. Review documentation to ensure team compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations.
  • Review interpretation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements, revise, review, and update documentation required for accounting policies and project manage the task to oversee the company wide implementation of those policies.
  • Analyze accounting research and review documentation and recommend alternative and appropriate financial reporting presentation and disclosure requirements for proposed or actual transactions.
  • Review tie-out support prepared by others for financial reporting and SOX compliance.
  • Oversee documentation of the SOX process. Primarily responsible for leading performance and documentation of internal controls over external financial reporting.
  • Work with all divisions, as well as, independent auditors to understand, research, finalize, financial reporting issues and interpretations.
  • Ensure there is global consistency with financial reporting.
  • Oversee the preparation of ad hoc projects and prepare responses to various requests for information.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA candidacy required.
  • Five years of accounting and reporting experience.
  • Background in “Big 4” public accounting and corporate financial reporting experience required.
  • Knowledge and experience with SEC reporting required.
  • Demonstrated self-starter. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. 
  • Requires standard computer skills. Candidate must have working ability with Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word and Outlook. Candidate must have ability to perform technical research using various research tools. It is preferred that Candidate has some working knowledge of SAP.
  • Strong project management skills to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
  

About comScore:  comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 

comScore is a recognized global leader in cross-platform measurement of audiences, advertising and consumer behavior. Built on precision and innovation, comScore combines proprietary TV, digital and movie viewing data with vast demographic details to measure consumers’ multiscreen behavior at scale. With more than 3,200 clients and a global footprint that spans more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of media measurement.

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Manager, External Reporting Accountant
Req ID: 20732
http://www.comscore.com/About-comScore/Careers/Job_Opportunities?sfid=20732

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