Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst
Company: Lucas James Talent Partners
Posted on: June 26, 2022
Sr. Financial Reporting AnalystDeerfield, IL - HybridAt CF
Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel
the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and
reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined
capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part
of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging
knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work
and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that
help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different
areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its
values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an
authentic team that encourages you to share your views and
opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States,
Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage,
transportation and distribution network in North America, and
logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our
strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the
world's transition to clean energy. Function: Finance &
AccountingJob Summary:This highly visible role within CF's
Financial Reporting Group is a vital resource in accounting and
reporting for some of CF's most interesting accounting areas.
Serves as a key contributor to determine the appropriate accounting
treatment related to significant unusual transactions. This role
will provide a candidate the opportunity to problem solve,
recommend solutions and help drive process changes as CF continues
to develop and evolve into the future. Reports to the Manager of
Financial Reporting.Job Description:Primary Responsibilities:
- Participate in the preparation of financial statements and
disclosures for external issuance in compliance with the accounting
and reporting requirements of the SEC and FASB.
- Administer the accounting and reporting for CF's pension plans,
deferred compensation liabilities, related nonqualified employee
benefits trusts and other post-retirement benefits. This includes
account analyses, coordination with our actuaries and internal
- Perform the accounting and reporting for natural gas
derivatives, including preparing journal entries, running monthly
reports, and assist in technical accounting questions as
appropriate in accordance with accounting rules. Assist in
maintaining compliance with governmental derivative regulations.
Review of contracts for embedded derivatives.
- Assist in other technical accounting areas that may include,
but are not limited to, revenue recognition, stock compensation,
EPS, leases, asset retirement obligations and post-retirement
benefits. This may include the review of legal agreements,
preparation of journal entries, performance of account
reconciliations, and preparation of internal reports and
presentations. Operate as a point of contact for other internal
departments, such as Raw Materials, Supply Chain, Human Resources,
Legal, UK Finance, etc.
- Serve as a technical accounting resource in the review and
evaluation of extraordinary and atypical business transactions to
determine the appropriate accounting and external reporting
- Function as a liaison to review external reports and
presentations presented by CF Management, Investor Relations,
Treasury or other department to analysts, banks, investors, credit
rating agencies and other stakeholders.
- Monitor the development of new and revised reporting rules and
regulations (issued by FASB, IFRS, SEC) to determine the impact of
new pronouncements on CF. Support and advise the business on
implementation of new standards.
- Assist in the preparation of Company-wide accounting and
finance policies, including the revision of existing policies and
creation of new policies as new accounting standards are adopted.
Support other special projects and initiatives within the
- Coordinate with our internal and external auditors in the
execution of their review of internal controls and audit procedures
related to the areas of focus stated above. Ensure compliance with
Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and requirements.Key Qualifications:
- Lifelong learner who is passionate about accounting and is
looking to enhance their skills set in both accounting and SEC
reporting in the process of developing their career. Enjoys working
in a growing and evolving business environment.
- Strong team player with refined verbal and written
communication skills, backed up by a track record of working with
various business partners to effect changes.
- Works well both independently and within a team environment
with an attention to detail yet possesses an understanding of the
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to make sound business
decisions in complex and ambiguous business environments.
- 4+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience in
either private industry or a large public accounting firm.
Experience with public filers or financial reporting is strongly
- Possess a solid degree of technical knowledge of US GAAP and
internal controls over financial reporting; Knowledge of SEC
Reporting and IFRS a plus.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. CPA certified or active CPA
- An individual who conveys honesty, integrity, and ethical
standards at the highest level.
- Keen business and financial acumen combined with mature and
prudent business judgment.
- Personal presence, confidence, and professional competence
necessary to represent CF with our external and internal
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. SAP and BPC
experience a plus. WHAT WE OFFER: You will be part of a team that
brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge, and
diverse talents together to deliver important work, and you'll be
able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you
continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.
You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values
and gain a sense of fulfillment knowing that you're working with
purpose, to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world
sustainably.CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran
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