Senior Accountant – Reporting and Compliance

Beltsville, Maryland, USA Finance Full-time
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.


• Assist with preparation of supporting schedules for Reports on Form 10-K/Q in accordance with US GAAP.
• Assist in quarterly SOX compliance efforts including preparation and updating of documentation (narratives and flowcharts), and execution of periodic testing.
• Ability to work with some assistance
• Ability to perform accounting research on technical questions 

Position Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or tie-out bridges and analysis for select financial statement lines. Ensure incoming schedules tie to the financial statements and that explanations are reasonable and properly supported.
  • Support external and internal audit requests and inquiries.
  • Collaborate with other groups as needed, including but not limited to our international offices and the local accounting teams.
  • Ensure that audit schedules are prepared and proactively respond to auditor questions and resolve audit issues.
  • Assist with technical accounting research and prepare draft accounting issue papers to support the Company’s accounting, and document other ad hoc projects as needed
  • Create, update and maintain job aids, internal controls and other process documentation.
  • Complete special reporting and analytical projects as assigned. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance
  • CPA certification or enrolled in final level preferred

As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and Falcon.io social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit www.cision.com and follow @Cision on Twitter.
 
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledgeand named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by DiversityJobs.com.
 
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
 
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