Technical Accounting Reporting Analyst

Location: Portland, OR (97086)
Company: Schnitzer Steel Industries
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7 days ago

The Technical Accounting and Reporting Analyst supports the preparation of external reporting documents to the SEC, including drafting and change control management for the Forms 10-Q and 10-K, as well as other compliance filing requirements. They will assist with the Company's research and documentation of technical accounting positions. Contributes to the preparation and review of press releases (Form 8-K) and investor presentation materials. Coordinates with multiple sources to obtain and review necessary disclosure support.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with research and documentation of technical accounting matters and new accounting pronouncements.
  • Prepares timely, accurate and complete external filings to the SEC in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations including drafting and change control management for the Forms 10-Q and 10-K, as well as other compliance filing requirements, using dedicated external reporting applications.
  • Develops and maintains significant knowledge of dedicated external reporting application and research tools.
  • Compiles information to support the financial statements, notes and MD&A.
  • Assists with preparation of other external reporting documents.
  • Assists with review of supporting materials to be used for the quarterly earnings releases and like documents.
  • Interacts with corporate finance, the divisional accounting groups and other company personnel in order to gain an understanding of the business and build efficiency in financial reporting.
  • Interfaces with external auditors and SEC reporting outside service providers.
  • Responsibilities include technical accounting support and SEC reporting.
  • This position operates within broad parameters and involves application of accounting principles and other specialized expertise to solve complex accounting and reporting problems.
  • It requires interfacing with the divisions and various departments within the organization and to challenge conventional thinking in order to obtain the most efficient solutions to issues.

Internal Control Responsibilities

  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable internal control changes and activities.
  • Encourages the reporting and remediation of control violations.
  • Utilizes best practices, benchmarks, and metrics to improve the organization.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or other related area.
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements applicable to financial statements.
  • CPA desired.
  • At least two years of experience in public accounting, or in industry with exposure to preparation or review of periodic SEC filings in compliance with SEC rules and regulations.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical/problem-solving skills.

Job Conditions

  • Most members of the SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting team are currently working in the corporate headquarters (Portland, Oregon) two days per week and remotely three days per week, which is subject to change based on developing COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Some overtime may be required to complete deadline work for month-end, quarter-end and year-end processing.
  • Participation is critical during quarterly and year-end reporting phases in particular.

Web Reference : AJF/358529276-202
Posted Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2022

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