SEC Reporting Manager, Assistant Vice President
Location:
Boston , Massachusetts
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
169958
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Job Description
State Street Corporation's Controllership organization is seeking an Assistant Vice President, SEC Reporting to lead the SEC Reporting Team.  The SEC Reporting Team is responsible for the preparation of the Company's annual and quarterly filings with the SEC, including the Forms 10-Q and 10-K, as well as periodic 8-K filings. The SEC Reporting Team interacts with individuals across State Street, including Global Accounting Policy, Investor Relations, Finance, Legal and various business partners.  This role provides a great transition into a corporate role from public accounting for someone looking to take the next step in their career.
The successful candidate must be a strong, decisive, results-oriented person who can lead the SEC Reporting Team and develop and manage relationships across State Street and with a wide variety of associates, based on trust, teamwork and knowledge. Strong management, verbal and written communication skills are required.  Specific responsibilities include the following:
  • Provide SEC accounting, reporting and XBRL expertise to lead State Street's SEC reporting function, taking responsibility for the accurate and timely filing of all applicable SEC reports, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, as well as other filings as needed
  • Provide management and supervisory oversight of staff, including on-the-job training, review of work papers and related disclosures, performance evaluations etc.
  • Understand significant accounting transactions and be able to communicate them in financial statement presentation and disclosures
  • Be a key source of support within the group to ensure sustained career growth and staff development; support a collaborative environment that recognizes individual skill sets, fosters cross-functional initiatives and addresses developmental needs
  • Maintain a strong collaborative relationship with the Controllership function globally, including many sites outside the United States
  • Ability to build relationships and work in a collaborative environment with Investor Relations, internal legal counsel, Corporate Marketing, Regulatory Reporting, Global Accounting, independent auditors and other parties
  • Participate in various groups to share common information and influence accounting standards setters, such as COBAR, AICPA, industry working groups or others
  • Work in a fast-paced, challenging environment with multiple and competing priorities


Qualifications
Experience:
  • Proven track record of advancement, managerial and business success
  • Minimum of 10-12 years of experience, preferably at a large financial services company, including SEC Reporting and / or public accounting experience
  • Subject matter expertise in accounting and finance with strong technical knowledge of the financial services industry accounting and reporting
  • Direct experience with SEC reporting
  • Experience with XBRL preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills & integrity
  • Complex problem resolution and management expertise
Education: Bachelor's degree required; MBA desired
Professional Licenses: CPA preferred

Job Opening ID
169958

Location
Boston-MA-USA

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