Broadridge is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions—helping broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds, and corporate issuers manage risk and accelerate growth.
At Broadridge, we’ve built a culture where the highest goal is to empower others to accomplish more. If you’re passionate about developing your career, while helping others along the way, come join the Broadridge team.
Are you seeking a position within a growing company? Broadridge is hiring! Our mission is to attract, develop and retain extraordinary talent. Being a place where exceptionally driven and hardworking people want to work is how we deliver award-winning services to our customers and ultimately create customer value. Are you looking for a growing and dynamic firm where you can make an immediate impact? If so, we encourage you to read below because Broadridge is growing!
We are made up of high performing teams that meet in person to learn and collaborate as needed. This role is considered hybrid, which means you’ll be assigned to a Broadridge office and given the flexibility to work remote.
The Vice President of External Reporting & Accounting Policy is instrumental in owning the efforts for filings and compliance with SEC requirements. This role will be accountable for maintaining a framework of accounting policies for the accounting department to follow, ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as well as rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition, you will also have oversight of the Broadridge Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance program as well as the accounting and reporting for the Broadridge stock-based compensation program.
The Vice President of External Reporting and Accounting Policy will report to, and be a trusted advisor of, the Global Corporate Controller, as well as a key business partner to the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, Vice President of Corporate Development as well as the Broadridge Segment CFO’s, providing business and financial insights/guidance to C-Suite Leadership on financial treatment for all business transactions, including presenting options of possible alternative accounting treatments.
- Accurately and timely assess and document material transactions for compliance with GAAP and SEC rules in order to drive positive impact on business operations and financial reporting.
- Provide mentorship to business unit partners (Corporate and Segment CFO’s and Controllers, Business Development, Treasury and FP&A) on appropriate accounting to material/sophisticated transactions, with an attitude of providing accounting alternatives grounded in a reasonable and sound interpretation of US GAAP, as well as effective and efficient implementation approaches to streamline and scale accounting operations.
- Identify future changes in accounting rules and recommend strategy to achieve the most efficient, effective and profitable impact for the Company to the C-Suite.
- Lead the development, preparation, review and distribution of the Company’s quarterly and annual financial reports to external partners, including taking a leadership role in advancing the financial reporting requirements across the Company.
- Improve processes to ensure accurate financial statements and disclosures are included in SEC filings as well as Annual Report, Proxy, Earnings Releases and other Investor Relations materials.
- Supervise the Company’s SOX program to drive an efficient SOX program with an attitude for continuous improvement along with strengthening the existing control structure, both from a business process and IT controls perspective.
- Serve as a principal point of contact with external auditors with respect to the Company’s unaudited and audited financial statements.
- Solid understanding of US GAAP, SEC Financial Statement Disclosures as well as Sarbanes-Oxley concepts and compliance.
- Ability to critically analyze sophisticated accounting issues and present the proposed accounting, as well as possible alternative treatments, in a clear, understandable manner intended for an executive audience.
- Strong technical accounting research and analysis skills
- Ability to influence multiple cross functional areas as it relates to Broadridge’s quarterly external reporting process, including Investor Relations, Corporate Legal, and the Business Units.
- Proactive attitude and a relentless passion to win
- Inspiring team leadership skills with experience hiring and training top talent and inspire through coaching and recognition
- Highly collaborative individual who can influence multiple internal partners to get results in a matrixed environment
- Extensive project management expertise and experience in transformation
- Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with tight deadlines on critically meaningful work
- 10-15 years of applicable experience
- CPA required; MBA preferred
We recognize that ensuring our long-term success means creating an environment where everyone is welcome, where everyone’s strengths are valued and where everyone can perform at their best. Broadridge provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, or military or veteran status and other protected characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.US applicants: Click here to view the “EEO is the Law” poster. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation in the event you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage because of your disability. You may request a reasonable accommodation(s) by calling 888-237-7769 or by sending an email to BRcareers@broadridge.com.