Position Description

Senior Accountant - Global Financial Consolidations
Location Corporate Headquarters
City Huntington Beach
State/Territory California
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Requisition Number:
4022
Division:
Finance
Employment Duration:
Full time
Employment Status:
Regular
Shift:
1st

Company Overview


Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.


Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager of Global Financial Consolidations, the Senior Accountant of Global Financial Consolidations will assist with the Company’s multi-region, consolidation of approximately 80 entities, including supporting the finance team’s continuing process to integrate the Company’s recently acquired Billabong business into its existing consolidation process. The consolidation function is a dynamic and elaborate reporting process, covering 8 brands across three major regions, each region with three distribution channels (wholesale, retail, and ecommerce).  This position is hands on and involved in all aspects of the global consolidation process, including preparation of intercompany reconciliations, making local GAAP to US GAAP adjustments, putting together consolidating journal entries, with supporting documentation, preparation of accurate and timely month end closing deliverables, the assembly and tie out of the financial statements to source data. Additionally, this position will interface with the regional and global finance function to assist with monthly business reviews, provide actual results to the finance teams and prepare ad-hoc reports as requested.   Also, this position will be responsible for complying with the company’s existing financial reporting consolidation controls and ensuring the completeness of financial statements, the accuracy of results, and compliance with the company’s financial policy and procedures.  Further, this position will assist with statutory reporting, as well as help with the annual audit and preparation of lender-compliant quarterly and annual financial statements, including footnotes and management discussion and analysis.  Lastly, this position will take part in various projects as assigned to continually enhance the financial reporting consolidation process, including systems-based improvements and procedural updates.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Assist with preparation of monthly management results
  • Perform all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual global financial statement consolidation process, including foreign currency translation and remeasurement and the intercompany reconciliation and elimination process.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the general ledger teams to receive trial balance and reporting packages within specified deadlines, consolidate and integrate into the company’s global consolidation system (BPC).
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including entity by entity statement of cash flows within published deadlines.
  • Assembly of financial reporting support binders and month end deliverables, with tie outs and supporting documentation.
  • Coordinate and provide support to regional finance teams for submission and review of financial supplemental schedules, review of intercompany account reconciliations and preparation of supporting schedules to ensure the accuracy, validity, completeness, and timeliness of financial records.
  • Accountable for documenting, establishing, maintaining and monitoring internal controls for the financial reporting consolidation process.
  • Support management strategic initiatives and provide consolidations support for accounting transactions. 
  • Assist external auditors, including the preparation of footnote disclosure schedules and prepared by client schedules for quarterly and annual financial reporting.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred or equivalent progressive background (public accounting background, a plus)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial reporting and consolidations, demonstrating strong accounting and analytical skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and willingness to research and resolve issues
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • High level competency with ERP and reporting software (SAP and, BPC strongly preferred).
  • Capability to communicate clearly and effectively (both verbal and written) with all levels of the organization.
  • Attention to detail and proven experience with managing projects and competing priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills with scalability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Experience with multi-currency and large multinational consolidation
  • Familiarity with SAP and BPC strongly preferred
  • Self-starter with a process improvement focus
  • Resourcefulness to problem solve, propose and implement solutions
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