Director, Financial Reporting and Consolidation

The Director of Financial Reporting and Consolidation will report to the VP Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee consolidation and review of monthly consolidated results, including quarterly reporting packages supporting the public earnings process. This includes management and oversight of the monthly financial consolidation. Including the load of data into the consolidation system, ensuring completeness of data, review for accuracy and preparation and posting of eliminating entries.
  • Manage all aspects of the Company’s SEC reporting. Including drafting, reviewing documents, ensuring quality and compliance with all reporting requirements including adherence to strict deadlines.
  • Manage review and the approval of SEC filings with external auditors, inside and outside legal counsel as well as the disclosure and audit committees. Prepare timelines and meeting materials, and distribute draft filings.
  • Ensure that the company’s public financial statements and other SEC filings are of the highest standard of quality, GAAP compliant, useful to management, investors, and the investing public. Manage external reporting calendar, maintain external reporting checklists, manage web filings and related tools.
  • Monitor and evaluate FASB/SEC reporting developments. Establish new or update existing policies as needed.
  • Assess the implications of new accounting standards, communicate and provide guidance to management including the CEO and CFO, and assist with associated implementation projects
  • Support the transition to the new revenue and lease standards including identifying and addressing changes which will impact Blackbaud’s business.
  • Research and document the Company’s position regarding complex transactions and accounting issues, including communicating conclusions and interpretations to management, the Board of Directors, and Committees
  • Prepare written accounting and financial reporting position papers as required for review by management and external auditors
  • Administer the proceedings of the Disclosure Control Committee
  • Interact with Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax Legal, Accounting Operations, Financial Planning and other corporate functions
  • Collaborate with business unit finance business partners and their staff.
  • Review financial statements and other pertinent materials with the CEO, CFO, and management
  • Actively interface with the Company’s external auditor
  • Manage control activities and SOX compliance for Financial Reporting and Disclosures.
  • Play an active role in updating and implementing accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in the Company’s business, SEC regulations, US GAAP standards and SOX 404 requirements
  • Review accounting entries for equity compensation, business combinations, income taxes, and other complex accounting transactions as necessary
  • Support accounting for newly acquired companies and dispositions, including acquisition date balance sheet, recording of acquisition related entries and incorporation into the consolidation tool. Oversee the valuation and accounting arising from business combinations including the determination of estimated useful lives and the method for recording amortization expense
  • Collaborate with the Revenue Center of Excellence regarding revenue recognition policy and application, including the review of complex agreements, application of US GAAP, timely identification and resolution of any inherent risks, and application of proper recognition procedures
  • Ensure revenue accounting policies are documented and applied consistently on a worldwide basis in accordance with US GAAP
  • Actively support and or drive continued business process improvements. Examples are working with other departments to create repeatable, consistent processes and establishing and implementing accounting policies and maintaining effective controls
  • Lead and manage the Financial Reporting and Consolidation team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA license
  • 10+ years accounting experience including 5-7 years of Big 4 public accounting experience
  • Progressive experience and responsibilities in financial statement preparation for a public company
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with SEC reporting
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and guidance
  • Previous experience with software revenue recognition, multiple element enterprise transactions and/or other areas of complex contractual transactions
  • High level of accuracy and great attention to detail
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Proven flexibility and ability to cope with pressure resulting from changing priorities and meeting tight deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Ability to interact independently with senior management team and communicate with all levels of management including Board of Directors and Committees
  • Possess excellent business writing skills
  • Exhibit high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive information.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Highly Organized
  • Proficient with: XBRL, Workiva, Hyperion HFM, SAP, Netsuite, Blackline

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