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Senior Accountant Financial Reporting

Company: Guild Mortgage Company
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Guild Mortgage Company , closing loans and opening doors since 1960. As a mortgage banking firm we are dedicated to serving the home owner/buyer. Our goal is to provide affordable home financing for our customers, utilizing the best terms available while providing a level of professionalism and service unsurpassed in the lending industry. Position Summary The Sr. Accountant, Financial Reporting plays an important role in the organization by assisting with a number of activities related to the company's finance and reporting functions. The role is primarily responsible, under intermittent to limited supervision, for preparing SEC reports, including 10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, etc. This role will also be responsible for researching and preparing technical accounting memos, SOX compliance, interim and annual audit requests, and supporting the finance and accounting department in ad hoc projects.-- Essential Functions

  • Assist SEC Reporting Manager to roll-forward, prepare, and tie-out the 10-Q and 10-K SEC filings and earnings releases.
  • Prepare and manage a tie-out binder for each SEC filing with all underlying supporting documentation.
  • Gathers various roll-forwards and schedules to complete the cash flow statement and equity roll-forward on a monthly basis.
  • Researches current and future transactions to ensure SEC and GAAP guidelines and regulations are applied; track, document, and report contemplated transactions or accounting issues.
  • Creates analytical models from scratch when new changes for Guild arise or requested by senior management; such as changes to the current forbearance model.
  • Serves as primary point of contact on technical accounting projects; including future mergers and acquisitions.
  • Participates in the interim and annual audits; including audit requests, tax analysis, and flux analysis.
  • Liaison with the Internal Audit Team to coordinate walkthroughs and testing of controls for SOX compliance.
  • Compiles financial and non-financial information for preparing quarterly reports for the Board of Directors and their audit committee meetings.
  • Consolidates entries and accounts to be utilized in monthly financial statements; including the accounting preparation for all equity transactions.
  • Leads special projects covering process optimization, implementations, and integrations.
  • Conducts research to stay abreast on accounting rules updates and regulations; make necessary company policy recommendations, as needed.
  • Complete ad-hoc requests, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications
    • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, and an active CPA license is required.
    • A minimum of six years of general accounting experience; minimum of three years must be at public accounting, Big 4 or large national firms required; additional public accounting or equivalent experience is a plus.
    • Experience participating in the annual audit and quarterly reviews with external auditors and preparing annual and interim financial statements.
    • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting regulations.
    • Familiarity with the Workiva software used for various SEC filings is a plus.
    • Ability to work well with others and thrive in a collaborative environment.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to evaluate facts and data to draw conclusions.
    • Strong detail orientation and highly organized.
    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; strong sense of urgency and responsiveness.
    • Knowledge of overall mortgage lending processes helpful, but not required.
    • Ethical, with a commitment to company values. Supervision
      • Intermittent to limited supervision of work, depending on experience
      • High level of independent judgment and discretion; applies sound judgment and thinks critically about downstream impact of changes on processes and systems
      • Travel: -0% - 5% Requirements
        • Physical: Work is primarily sedentary; mobility in an office setting. Occasionally may lift/move boxes up to 20 lbs.
        • Manual Dexterity: Frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.
        • Audio/Visual: Ability to accurately interpret sounds and associated meanings at a volume consistent with interpersonal conversation. Regularly required to accurately perceive, distinguish and interpret information received visually and through audio; e.g., words, numbers and other data broadcasted aloud/viewed on a screen, as well as print and other media. Guild offers a pleasant work environment, competitive compensation and excellent benefits package; including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, LTD and 401(k) with employer match. Guild Mortgage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Guild Mortgage Company, San Diego , Senior Accountant Financial Reporting, Accounting, Auditing , San Diego, California

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