Financial Reporting Manager in Garner, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This role creates value through excellence in financial reporting, technical accounting, and business partnering. In this role you will partner with the business and assist in preparing complex reports (monthly, quarterly, and year-end) and ensure proper accounting adoptions. You will also have the opportunity to automate reporting processes. This role is also responsible for regular internal and external financial reporting requirements, audit support, and compliance of internal controls surrounding financial reporting.

Success in this role requires technical/functional depth of accounting knowledge, and action-oriented work ethic to drive results, good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with financial reporting and analysis for internal and external stakeholders and regular system reviews to ensure proper controls and effectiveness of accounting practices
  • Perform certain month-end closing activities such as journal entries, accruals and business reports as well as ensure compliance with company policies and meet closing deadlines
  • Look for innovation opportunities in the financial reporting space that can be leveraged across multiple operating functions
  • Assists in preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, footnote disclosures, supplemental schedules, and MD&A sections.
  • Assist in implementation of new accounting standards and the resulting reporting requirements
  • Perform accounting activities in compliance with financial, regulatory, and corporate accounting policies and guidelines
  • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with accounting standards (e.g., revenue (ASC 606) and leases (ASC 842)) and US GAAP interpretation
  • Assists with preparing the year-end annual report and helps support the year-end audit process working with external auditors and various business accounting groups
  • Review, revision and/or development of company reporting standards in accordance with GAAP and other public reporting requirements
  • Coordinate across accounting functions, such as financial and cost accounting to ensure proper financial reporting and deadlines met
  • Work with accounting to help optimize working capital; cash receipts and disbursement activity; review the daily cash forecasting model and monitor compliance with debt agreements
  • Responsible for the documentation of internal controls and distribution of accounting policies and procedures surrounding financial reporting
  • Provides direct accounting and analytical support for risk management priorities
  • Assists with audits and compliance of the Company’s retirement plans

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel Experience (spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation)
  • Working knowledge of SEC and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
  • Working knowledge of corporate tax regulations and compliance
  • Demonstrated capability to use new technology to significantly improve profitability and efficiency in transaction processing and analysis.
  • Experience with ERP systems: SAP preferred.
  • Experience with both internal and external audits
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills to guide and motivate team members.

Education & Experience:   

  • At least 3 years of prior accounting experience required, including working knowledge of accounting processes, US GAAP requirements and Financial Reporting.
  • Big 4 Audit Experience preferred
  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting
  • Manufacturing experience preferred, not required


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