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Sr. Analyst, External Financial Reporting in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description


The Senior Analyst - External Financial Reporting is responsible for assisting the Senior Manager with the preparation of external financial reporting, specifically filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the implementation, monitoring and reviewing of the Company's internal controls and corporate policies and procedures. This position will also be involved in the monthly close process and assist in technical accounting research related to new transactions and proposed accounting standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

I. Reporting

  • Participate in the monthly consolidated accounting close process, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of designated accounts

  • Prepare and coordinate the filing of SEC periodic reports such as Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K (including managing XBRL requirements), including preparation of consolidated financial statements and associated notes to the financial statements

  • Coordinate with outside legal counsel in the preparation of other SEC filings such as registration statements and proxy statements

  • Respond to and provide support for quarterly and annual external audits

  • Acts as a liaison to other areas of the business on financial reporting questions and issues

II. Internal Control

  • Review and update current accounting policies and processes and create new accounting policies as necessary

  • Ensure financial statement process area documentation is current and accurate

  • Identify areas of process improvement and assist control owner in implementing changes

  • Respond to and provide support for internal and external audit requests as required

  • Partner with all functional areas to ensure appropriate documentation is in place to validate the effectiveness of the Company's internal controls

III. Technical Accounting

  • Provide technical accounting assistance on SEC-related issues and research and draft technical accounting memos

  • Generate and interpret financial records and statement to management

  • Examine new US GAAP accounting standards and document and communicate impact to management

  • Investigate, document and resolve complex accounting issues

  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities

  • Maintain general ledger as needed

IV. Other

  • Key stakeholder in conducting the Company's ERM process, including documenting and researching areas of business risk

  • Assist SVP, Controller and Company's third party insurance brokers with insurance claims processing and administration, research, etc.

  • Participate in other special finance/accounting projects

  • Other responsibilities as needed 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required

  • CPA license required -- active license status preferred

Experience/Skills Needed:

  • 3--4 years' experience in top-tier public accounting firms or public company environment; cable or telecommunications accounting experience preferred

  • Experience with financial and accounting reporting systems

  • Experience with NetSuite and TM1 a plus

  • Experience with insurance claims administration process a plus

  • Strong and extensive knowledge of SEC Reporting and US GAAP

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity, and professionalism

  • Ability to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on technical accounting issues

  • SOX and internal controls experience

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks

  • Excellent project managerial and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects required

  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and stress and to adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements

Computer Skills:

Word processing, spreadsheets, accounting software, general ledger, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, internet software, email, order processing, inventory, database software

WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Religion/Gender Identity employer


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