VP, Consolidation and SEC Reporting
Posted on: July 16, 2021
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a VP of
Consolidation and SEC Reporting!
This is a senior position within the Global Accounting
Department and will provide leadership around Assurant’s external
reporting function. The successful candidate will lead the
production of Assurant’s consolidated U.S. GAAP financial
statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),
the financial supplement posted on Assurant’s website as well as
the financials and schedules included in the earnings press
release. Additionally, this position will keep abreast of emerging
SEC guidance and new and proposed U.S. GAAP accounting standards to
ascertain the potential disclosure implications to Assurant’s
This position reports to the VP – Assistant Controller and is
responsible for leading a staff of 17+ professionals, with 2 direct
reports (located in the northeast and mid-west). There is
significant interaction with Segment Controllers and functional
areas (e.g. investments, actuarial, tax, legal, and investor
relations). The position will collaborate with business unit and
functional teams for the end to end process in producing the
consolidated financial statements and related disclosures as
required by U.S. GAAP and the SEC. The successful candidate will
have a high degree of interpersonal communications and be able to
interact at the senior levels within the finance organization.
This individual will work remotely temporarily due to
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Consolidation Responsibilities (40%):
Responsible for oversight of planning, coordinating and managing
the production of the consolidated US GAAP Financial Statements
(balance sheet, income statement, statement of comprehensive
income, statement of changes in stockholders’ equity and statement
of cash flows).
Liaise with segment accounting teams and segment FP&A to
prepare/review complete, accurate and timely analytics for the
consolidated balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash
Distribute enterprise financial information to Senior Management
and other key stakeholders.
Review and approve all non-GAAP measures of performance and
ensure that the reconciliation to the most appropriate GAAP metric
is complete and accurate.
SEC Reporting Responsibilities (40%):
Review and approve all SEC reporting (cover-to-cover 10-Q/K,
8-Ks, shelf registrations).
Work with Accounting Policy to ensure all that all new and
adopted accounting standards are appropriately disclosed in the
footnotes to the financial statements.
Work with Segment Controllers and Segment Accounting teams to
ensure that all acquisitions and dispositions, new business
transactions and or significant changes in operations are
Assist the Director of SEC reporting with the preparation of the
MD&A in collaboration with different stakeholders (Segment
Controllers and Segment FP&A).
Ensure all review comments and or questions raised by key
internal stakeholders (CAO, CFO, legal, investor relations,
FP&A and external auditors) are appropriately
Review and approve all other quarterly external reporting
deliverables (earnings press release, CEO/CFO call scripts and the
Other Responsibilities (20%):
Responsible for the preparation and adherence to the quarterly
and annual global finance close calendar and monitor adherence to
Oversee the Corporate Segment Accounting Function and work with
Segment FP&A to present quarterly results to Senior
Review and approve all stand-alone legal entity financial
statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP.
Oversee the financial reporting controls over the Consolidation
and SEC Reporting groups.
Responsibility for the work of others:
Number of Direct Reports and Typical Job Titles
Total Number of Employees (includes direct reports and all
employees in those organizations)
Responsibility for managing project resources
Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills and
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
CPA or equivalent certification
Prior SEC reporting experience required
Minimum of 15 years prior
accounting and management experience required
Excellent team player
Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP
Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley rules and regulations
Knowledge of XBRL tagging a plus
Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
Experience in handling and effectively prioritizing multiple
concurrent tasks and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports and
legal documents and assess their impact
Ability to respond effectively to requests from business
partners and senior management
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with all
levels within the organization
Attention to detail
Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge:
Benefits and Value Proposition:
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full
time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD,
life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All
aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the
Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and
qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or
To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online,
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Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500,
is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ.
Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in
annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees
worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district.
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