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Staff Accountant - Reporting & Compliance

Department: Administration RI
Location: Middletown, RI


The Staff Accountant –Reporting & Compliance applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. He/she will assist the Reporting, Consolidation, and Compliance Manager in overseeing the control of all external financial reporting and assist with the oversight provided in the final reporting and consolidation process to ensure consistency with US GAAP.  In addition, the Staff Accountant – SEC Reporting & Compliance compiles and analyzes financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and reviews and verifies accuracy. He/she is responsible for the adherence to and communication of globally consistent accounting policies and procedures designed to align the Company with US GAAP.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the preparation of external SEC Reporting filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, Proxy).
  • Participates in the preparation, analysis, and communication of financial consolidation and financial reporting.
  • Provides technical accounting oversight for US GAAP guidance research and compliance and prepares technical accounting papers and performs necessary research including coordination with external experts on complex accounting matters to properly document, resolve timely, and record.
  • Assists with and helps develops, as appropriate, controls, systems, policies and procedures in accordance with US GAAP and with SOX requirements, with company standards, and local regulations.
  • Works with other teams across functions to improve the internal control in the organization.
  • Monitors business and financial processes and systems to ensure integrity of financial records and accounting controls for the global business.
  • Assists the Reporting, Consolidation, and Compliance Manager with external auditing and SOX audit responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field required.
  • Accounting and finance system experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with US GAAP.
  • Internal control/process understanding with SOX experience.
  • Strong project management skills, prioritization and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Team player; comfortable operating within a dynamic, complex organizational structure and able to be flexible and collaborate with team on different projects and needs.
  • Working knowledge of information technology with an appreciation for how it can support accounting functions.

U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. We offer a full suite of benefits to include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, employee stock purchase program, and 401k/Roth. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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