Interim Director of External Reporting

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 64791

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with a major player in the logistics and distribution space to identify an Interim Director of External Reporting to assist leadership through a transition and provide recommendations on actions, accounting policies, and reporting disclosures and serve as an additional layer of oversight of process and review controls.


Interim Director of External Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of technical accounting research and analysis to provide advice of GAPP and IFRS and their proper application to transactions and required disclosures
  • Ensure global accounting policies and GAAP are aligned and adopted across all aspects of the business
  • Review, monitor, and ensure effectiveness of cash management controls
  • Provide guidance and oversight of global audit process
  • Assist with the integration of new businesses and operations, including development of data transmission process from source systems, communication of internal control procedures over financial close and reporting process, identification of inter-company transactions, and revision of consolidated financials and footnotes for new accounting and disclosure requirements
  • Ensure accuracy of financial results and compliance with global internal control policies over the financial close process. Identify, document, and record elimination and consolidation journal entries
  • Develop and maintain relationships and effective communication with contacts internal and external to the company including bank contacts, auditors, and accounting teams
  • Manage projects and leads initiatives. Organizes resources, people, and activities; and ensures collaboration and the achievement of goals


Interim Director of External Reporting Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA with a minimum of five years accounting experience, at least three in public accounting
  • A minimum of three years of management experience.
  • Comprehensive GAAP and IFRS knowledge with extensive experience in technical accounting research and analysis
  • Experience in financial statement preparation (including foreign subsidiaries with non-controlling shareholders), purchase accounting, and business combination integrations


Thank you for your time and consideration for the Interim Director of External Reporting opportunity. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Thank you,

Jes Beach

Senior Executive Search Consultant, Interim Solutions

LaSalle Network


Keywords and Related Terms: technical accounting research , GAAP , accounting , finance , management

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in technology, accounting and finance, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing, and executive search, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed thousands of candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent and permanent positions.