WeWork is seeking an International Financial Reporting Manager to support the International Financial Reporting team and EMEA regional controller covering statutory reporting requirements across over 20 different jurisdictions.
The manager will lead multiple projects at once and partner with various operating groups and external service providers to ensure WeWork remains compliant with all EMEA statutory financial reporting requirements.
The International Financial Reporting team coordinates the issuance of more than 50 standalone statutory financial Statements for the UK alone, with more than 80 reports annually across other EMEA jurisdictions.
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This position will play a critical role in supporting the issuance of these financial statements and in general international statutory compliance for a quickly expanding global organization. Responsibilities :
Lead timely and accurate completion of statutory reporting requirements across a rapidly growing number of EMEA entities and escalate project roadblocks as needed
Support external service providers in compiling local GAAP financial statements and completing audits through preparation of financial schedules and footnote disclosures
Comprehend and relay details of technical accounting transactions to audit and compilation service providers and assess required disclosures
Review and perform due diligence checks over statutory financial statements and own the resolution of all comments
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Liaise with the WeWork HQ international reporting team in NY and support regionalization efforts
Evaluate statutory reporting requirements and leverage requirements to analyze and monitor the execution of logical project plans
Collaborate with various internal groups, including accounting, tax, legal, treasury, finance and real estate
Maintain statutory ledgers to track US GAAP vs. local GAAP / IFRS differences year over year
Other international reporting projects as assigned
BA / BS degree; major in finance and / or accounting
5+ years of external audit, accounting, and / or financial reporting experience
Strong knowledge of US GAAP
IFRS and / or UK GAAP reporting experience preferred
Experience working with multi-national companies and global markets
High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing projects and priorities simultaneously
Work independently with strong problem solving and analytical skills and have ability to recognize and recommend solutions
Able to work comfortably under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Strong leadership skills, ability to communicate clearly and concisely with global internal and external contacts
Expertise in Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Workday is a plus