BlueLinx Corporation

  • Senior Manager SEC Reporting

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/26/2018 11:47 AM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job ID
    5007
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.

     

     

    Position Purpose Summary

    Manages the company’s SEC accounting function.  Prepare all SEC filings including, but not limited to, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, the Annual Report on Form 10-K, Forms 4 and 5, and miscellaneous filings as required.  Prepares draft responses to SEC comment letters, etc.  Reviews and comments on financial-related press releases.  Acts as an authority on generally accepted accounting standards (US GAAP) and related accounting matters.  Conducts accounting research as appropriate.  Directs the implementation of companywide financial reporting policies and procedures.  Coordinates the timely issuance of updates to the financial reporting policies and practices.  Assists with Audit Committee presentations. Reviews Acquisition Accounting for M&A activities.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Reviews and analyzes financial information to prepare SEC filings to determine proper disclosure of the business and to ensure the company's reporting results and financial position are compliant.
    • Collaborates with finance team to drive an effective control environment in financial reporting including quarterly balance sheet business reviews with divisional accounting teams and quarterly close reviews.
    • Interacts and consults with finance teams concerning general ledger, consolidation accounting, and reporting matters to ensure financial statements comply with US GAAP requirements and other procedures.  Reviews new accounting pronouncements and evaluates applicability; provides direction to other groups on new pronouncements.
    • Drives all financial reporting compliance requirements.  Liaison with external auditors on quarterly and annual review of financial statements.  Functions as a subject matter expert with respect to all aspects of the financial reporting function.
    • Participates on various cross-functional teams including projects directed by the Executive Leadership Team focused primarily on process improvement, systems development, standardization, and optimizing critical processes (forecasting, performance metrics).   
    • Leads team, selects/hires.  Develops objectives; coaches and evaluates performance.  Ensures applicable training and development for direct reports to enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company.  Hold direct reports accountable for individual / team performance.  Addresses performance issues appropriately and timely.
    • Provides accounting support for M&A activity by reviewing financial information and obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.

    Qualifications

    • Hands on experience with the creation of 10-Q and 10-K reports. 
    • 3+ years current or recent SEC Reporting. 
    • Public/private experience; Big 4/ large national preferred. Strong experience in SEC reporting including ability to write parts of SEC filings, financial statement footnotes etc. 
    • High level of working knowledge of SEC and GAAP is critical with a keen understanding of controls, SOX etc.
    • Acquisition Accounting
    • 7+ years of experience in related area of responsibility preferred including 3 years in Public Accounting
    • BA / BS in Finance or related degree preferred.  MBA or Masters in Finance a plus.
    • CPA required

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