CenturyLink SEC External Reporting Lead in Broomfield, Colorado
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
Consulting-level professional with a full understanding of accounting principles and specialty. Recognized both internally by the company and externally by the business community as having broad expertise or unique knowledge.
Manage the preparation of the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Forms 10-Q and 10-K and manage the internal and external review for these documents
Manage the preparation of the quarterly earnings release filing (8-K)
Create and maintain SEC calendar to inform parties of necessary deadline adherence for the following processes: segment tables, drafts and 10-Q and 10-K
Manage the XBRL process during the 10-Q and 10-K filings
Manage the preparation of the year end and quarter Embarq Corp and Subs Bondholder Reports
Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team
Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues
Assist with compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirement
Train staff on new developments and new technology
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent education and relevant experience.
Minimum 6-8 years of related experience and advanced degree preferred.
3-7 years of SEC external reporting experience
CPA license is required
3-7 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting firm preferred
Strong accounting acumen and knowledge of US GAAP
Strong project management experience
Must have the ability to interact with C-level executives, operations and external auditors
Excellent verbal and written skills
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield
Requisition # : 194217
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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