Manager - Global Financial Consolidations

Huntington Beach California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW:                                                                      
Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company-owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e- commerce channels.
Reporting to the Global Director of Financial Reporting, the Manager of Global Financial Consolidations will design, build, and put in place a new global consolidations team of three to support and maintain the Company’s multi-region, consolidation of approximately 80 entities, including driving the team’s continuing process to integrate the Company’s recently acquired Billabong business into its existing consolidation process. The consolidation function is a dynamic and elaborate reporting process, covering 8 brands across three major regions, each region with three distribution channels (wholesale, retail, and ecommerce).  In addition to the preparation of the monthly consolidated balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statements, the manager will support and work collaboratively with the regional and global finance function to support monthly business reviews, compile management reports, provide actuals to the finance team, assist with quarterly forecasts, and support the annual budget, including an annual update to a 3-year plan.  Also, this role will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring the company’s existing financial reporting consolidation controls and for developing appropriate controls where appropriate to ensure the completeness of financial statements, the accuracy of results, timeliness of financials, and compliance with the company’s financial policy and procedures.  Further, this position will be responsible for statutory reporting, as well as assisting with the annual audit and preparation of lender-compliant quarterly and annual financial statements, including footnotes and management discussion and analysis.  Lastly, the Manager of Global Consolidations will lead and assist with various project to continually enhance the financial reporting consolidation process, including systems-based improvements and procedural updates.
Directly responsible for all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and annual global financial statement consolidation process, including foreign currency translation and remeasurement and the intercompany reconciliation and elimination process.
Coordinate and work closely with the general ledger teams to receive trial balance and reporting packages within specified deadlines, consolidate and integrate into the company’s global consolidation system (BPC).
Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, including entity by entity statement of cash flows.
Responsible for preparation and distribution of corporate closing calendar.  This includes coordination and collaboration with regional finance teams for submission and review of financial supplemental schedules, review of intercompany account reconciliations and preparation of supporting schedules to ensure the accuracy, validity and completeness of financial records.
Accountable for documenting, establishing, maintaining and monitoring internal controls for the financial reporting consolidation process.
Responsible for performance reviews and the training and development of team members.
Support management strategic initiatives and provide consolidations support for accounting transactions. 
Collaborate with and assist external auditors, including the preparation of footnote disclosure schedules and prepared by client schedules for quarterly and annual financial reporting.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance.
Minimum 7 years with current experience in financial reporting and multinational consolidation.
Strong knowledge of US GAAP.
Advanced Microsoft Excel and analytical skills.
High level competency with ERP and reporting software applications (SAP and, BPC strongly preferred).
Capability to communicate clearly and effectively (both verbal and written) with all levels of staff and management and work collaboratively with regional finance teams.
Attention to detail and proven experience with managing projects and competing priorities.
Strong organizational, leadership and teambuilding skills with scalability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
CPA preferred or equivalent progressive background
Current experience with multi-currency and large multinational consolidation
Familiarity with SAP and BPC strongly preferred
Self-starter with a process improvement focus
Resourcefulness to problem solve, propose and implement solutions
“Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including:  Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans”