The Director of Financial Reporting is a critical role that will drive the professionalization of the financial reporting team. This role reports directly to the CFO, and will have broad responsibilities, which follow. This role will be responsible for attracting and retaining team members and driving high impact outcomes. It is expected that the individual in this role build and maintain the trust of the executive team, external stakeholders (e.g., investors, lenders, auditors) and comport themselves with a high level of professionalism and integrity. Leading a high performing team requires coaching and mentorship. To provide our junior staff with the largest opportunity to grow and develop, we expect that managers and leaders to be onsite and available for impromptu and ad hoc questions and meetings.
Develop and lead the financial reporting team;
Oversee the production of external financial reporting (e.g., audited financial statements, tax returns, investor schedules, etc.);
Develop, implement, and maintain financial reporting and asset safeguarding controls and guidelines;
Maintain technical accounting policies and procedures, including the evaluation and implementation of new accounting standards;
Implement consistent accounting practices and procedures;
Ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial data used to make business decisions;
Coordinate the activities of external auditors and tax preparers to ensure timely deliver of audit opinions and tax returns; and
Oversee the technology the supports the financial reporting function (e.g., maintain the ledger).
Be an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant;
Have public accounting experience with publicly traded clients;
Have a minimum 3.5 grade point average;
A strong aptitude for written communication and documentation;
Comfort using data form a variety of sources and applications to drive decisions; and
The ability to build and maintain trust at an executive level.
Masters degree in applicable field (e.g., finance, accounting, information systems); and
Familiarity with financial technology applications
About Brightway Insurance
Founded in 2008, Brightway has grown to more than 300 locations across 32 states, serving customers in all 50 states.
In 2021, the Jacksonville Business Journal named Brightway one of the Best Places to Work as well as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Northeast Florida.
Brightway also landed on the Inc. 5000 list for the 10th time in 2021. At Brightway’s corporate office, employees focus on delivering all-encompassing business support to franchise owners and world-class service to customers.
Brightway’s successes have led to a major private equity investment that has infused the company with capital as well as data and analytics access, with the goal of accelerating growth and delivering new and exciting opportunities for its employees.
Employees at Brightway enjoy: competitive salaries, market-leading paid time off, medical/dental/life/disability insurance, market-leading 401(k) plan with 4% company-match, tuition reimbursement (regardless of course of study), comprehensive paid training
Most importantly, employees enjoy a collaborative, inclusive culture where they can build positive and supportive relationships with co-workers, customers and agents. Apply today to find out what makes Brightway different!