Director, Financial Reporting

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The Director of Financial Reporting will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of all periodic financial statements for internal and external use, while ensuring that the reports, filings and documentation complies with the Company's accounting policies, external regulations, and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and US GAAP reporting requirements. This role is also responsible for the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) planning, testing, reporting, and maintenance of controls over financial reporting.


• Prepare and file SEC documents, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and other filings, as needed.

• Manage XBRL taxonomy selections, tagging of financial statements, and filings.

• Manage SOX annual planning process, quarterly testing, and quarterly certification requirements on internal controls over financial reporting.

• Manage preparation, review, and distribution of income statement and balance sheet analytics to key members of the Executive team and Board of Directors.

• Work closely with investor relations in the preparation and validation of earnings releases and board of director packages.

• Provide quality control for all SEC and external facing financial information.

• Assist in the preparation and coordination of interim and year-end audit work, including preparation of audit workpapers as required.

• Consult with both internal and external legal counsel on preparation of the Company's SEC documents.

• Manage the Company's annual enterprise risk assessment.

• Coordinate, develop, and update Company accounting policies and procedures over financial reporting.

• Act as Company's technical accounting resource while researching and resolving accounting issues, including evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure compliance with US GAAP.

• Evaluate internal reporting and make recommendations regarding improvements in the timeliness, efficiency and accuracy of the Company's existing reporting procedures.

• Coach, mentor, and train Financial Reporting team.


• Communication

• Organizational Agility

• Developing People

• Peer Relationships

• Interpersonal Savvy

• Problem Solving

• Integrity and Trust

• Results Driven

• Learning Agility

• Technical Competence


• Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required.

• CPA required.

• Seven to eight years accounting experience (Big Four external audit experience strongly preferred) with at least four years in a managerial role.

• Strong knowledge of GAAP and SEC rules and regulations.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Strong follow-through.

• Deadline oriented.

• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.

• Experienced with Workiva or other SEC preparation and filing application is preferred.

• Detail oriented, with a strong emphasis on accuracy.

• Ability to work independently or as a team member on projects of all sizes.

• Ability to cope with pressure and changing priorities.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.

• Confidentiality concerning all projects.


Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

For hybrid: This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.


Supervise two financial reporting managers and two senior financial analysts.


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.