Senior Director US Group Reporting

Burlington, MA, US, 01803



Job Purpose:

The Senior Director, US Group Reporting will report to the Senior Vice President of Finance and will have primary responsibility for all aspects of external reporting for the Group’s global operations in the USA.  This includes all elements of the end to end process to ensure compliance with US GAAP and US public reporting requirements including, in time, periodic filings to the SEC.  This will include supporting the monthly transition from the Group’s underlying IFRS prepared financial statements to US GAAP.  The position will also be responsible for the annual US GAAP audits.  

The position will also in time potentially manage the financial consolidation team and hence strong people management skills are essential.  In addition, the job holder will be expected to develop strong working relationships with the business and other back office departments.

This role also involves interface on a day-to-day basis with the Senior Vice President Finance; the CFO; and, the other global finance departments as required. 


Main Duties:


End to End U.S. GAAP accounting

  • Lead an IFRS to US GAAP conversion project
  • Support monthly end to end process to convert IFRS financial statements to US GAAP accounting and reporting requirements
  • Own implementation and ongoing performance of US GAAP accounting policies, processes, and relevant controls
  • Ownership of completeness and accuracy of US GAAP financial records on a timely basis.
  • Assist as required in the preparation of the monthly management accounts for presentation to the SMT and separately the Board


SEC Reporting

  • Take the lead role in preparing filings for a potential SEC IPO
  • Lead in preparation of periodic SEC filings, including for example 10-Qs and 10-Ks
  • Ensure compliance with all SEC, FASB and Listing exchange rules and regulations

Accounting Operations

  • Manage monthly, quarterly, and annual US GAAP close processes to strict close deadlines
  • Drive a continuous improvement approach to develop strategies to improve US GAAP accounting operations efficiencies, effectiveness, and scalability, including the development and execution of policy, process, and system changes
  • Serve as the day-to-day lead for the annual US GAAP financial statement audits


Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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