Senior Accounting Analyst - External Reporting

Job Location(s) US-MO-St. Louis
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2021 1:32 PM)
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Corporate - Accounting and Finance




Perficient, Inc. is seeking a Senior Analyst External Reporting with a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting and three plus years of experience, motivated to take on challenges in a growing and dynamic environment.  Candidate should have a solid understanding of GAAP, SEC reporting and SOX requirements. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, various cross-functional teams and external partners. This role works closely with the CFO and Controller.


This role will be responsible for SEC filings; SOX compliance; managing internal and external audits; and accounting research, evaluation and policy documentation. This role will also assist with business combinations accounting as well as certain treasury functions, such as hedging, debt compliance, real estate and stock transactions.




  • Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate, draft and manage SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, 11-K and Proxy;
    • Assist with compliance and maintenance of iXBRL requirements;
    • Assist with preparation of earnings releases and audit, board and investor presentations;
    • Prepare and maintain detailed work papers to support disclosures in consolidated financial statements;
    • Coordinate and manage internal and external audits;
    • Lead the SOX compliance effort, including internal control design, documentation, and testing;
    • Perform technical accounting research on complex or significant transactions and new accounting pronouncements and document conclusions;
    • Assist with acquisition accounting, including reviewing acquisition valuations and documenting management’s assessment;
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly cash flow statements;
    • Manage, track and forecast weighted average share counts and treasury stock;
    • Prepare monthly foreign currency hedge recommendations and look-back analysis;
    • Assist with managing real estate, including financial analysis of lease options and ongoing compliance with the new lease accounting standard;
    • Prepare quarterly debt compliance certificates;
    • Perform quarterly analysis of convertible debt triggering events and impact on shares outstanding;
    • Perform other special projects, as requested by the executive team.



  • Experience & Skills:
    Three plus years of relevant financial, accounting and/or audit experience. CPA with public accounting experience is preferred.

    • Advanced knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to manage and prioritize several tasks independently
    • Ability to plan ahead and meet strict deadlines
    • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment with focus on continued process and product improvement
    • Critical level of attention to detail
    • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite and/or Hyperion-Essbase is a plus
    • Experience with Workiva and Visio is a plus
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills

    Education & Certification:

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting
    • CPA Certification preferred, but not required

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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