Corporate Financial Reporting Manager


Position at Bankrate, Inc

Corporate Financial Reporting Manager – Job Description


  • CPA with public and private experience, minimum 7 to 10 years.
  • SEC reporting experience in preparing 10-K/10-Q and related footnotes.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and thorough understanding with requirements of SEC filings as will be expected to pull information for all footnotes, disclosures and MD&A.
  • Experience in preparation and review of consolidating financial statements (BS, IS and CF) and closing and eliminating entries.
  • Experience in analyzing and reviewing key account reconciliations and J/Es at the division level and propose adjustments/recommendations.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP.
  • Ability to identify areas of concern and possess initiative to research proper accounting and propose resolution.
  • Segment reporting preferred, but not necessary.
  • Previous experience in day to day accounting roles within an organization.
  • Superb attention to detail as well as the big picture.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize competing tasks and responsibilities.
  • Proficient in excel worksheets and versed in other financial platforms.
  • Proactive, self-driven, focused and effective communicator within all levels of the organization and across divisions; both verbal and written.
  • Strong ability to exercise independent direction and judgement.
  • Exposure to Sarbanes Oxley control testing and documentation


  • Tracking/monitoring of the month-end close process
  • Tracking/monitoring of deliverables for quarterly reviews and the year-end audit.
  • Documentation of controls for Sox compliance.
  • Tracking of trial balance updates for external auditors and outside consultants
  • Review of monthly reconciliations at Corporate and Segment levels
  • Monthly and quarterly variance analyses (consolidated and by Segment)
  • Communication of monthly Management reporting packages (TopSheet)
  • Management reporting for adjustments passed for the quarter
  • Assist with various Corporate account reconciliations
  • Ad hoc accounting projects, as needed

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