SEC Reporting Consultant

$80 - $90 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:126034

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a fortune 1000 company, headquartered in Chicago, who is seeking an SEC Reporting Consultant. This role with support a major finance transformation they are undergoing and will have exposure to key leadership across the company. This role will provide crucial guidance on financial reporting requirements and ensuring compliance with SEC regulations.
The ideal SEC Reporting Consultant candidate will be a self-starter, utilize hands-on accounting experience and possess a broad understanding of U.S. GAAP and other technical accounting functions. This role offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with a range of finance and executive leadership, as well as contribute to the company’s long-term success.

SEC Reporting Consultant Responsibilities:
  • Assist in evaluating impact of new accounting pronouncements and financial reporting developments
  • Research technical accounting issues and present findings to appropriate levels of the Company Finance Team
  • Assist in reviewing financial press releases and materials related to the earnings release conference call to ensure accuracy of information
  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and annual audit with external auditors
  • Complete ad-hoc projects as required, including goodwill and intangible impairment testing, as well as purchase price allocations for new acquisitions
  • Assist with maintenance of the Corporate Policy and Procedure Manuals including accounting policies, guidelines and SOX Internal control documents; write technical accounting memo’s
  • Once public will assist in preparation, support and review of financial statements and footnotes for quarterly and annual SEC filings (Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 11-K)

SEC Reporting Consultant Requirements: 
  • 5+ years of public accounting experience OR 8+ years of experience in a financial accounting in a managerial capacity
  • Experience with Pre-IPO process and completing SEC filings
  • Experience managing special projects and meeting time sensitive deadlines
  • Experience dealing with technical accounting issues
  • CPA is strongly preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or MBA with an accounting focus
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC financial reporting
  • Experience with SEC comment letter response preparation
  • Proficient in the use of information technology including ERP systems Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to adapt to frequent environmental changes
  • Critical thinking and ability to offer suggestions and implement process improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization

If you are interested in this SEC Accounting Consultant position and meet the above requirements, please apply today! 

Thank you,

Brandt Zimmerman
Senior Recruiting Manger, Management Resources
LaSalle Network

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

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.