Sr. SEC & Financial Reporting Analyst
Employment Type: Full-Time
Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure-together, we are building your future.General SummaryThis position is responsible for reporting on the company's financial results including the development of financial analyses and assisting with researching, organizing and completing various Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) documents to assist company management in their decision-making processes and to ensure financial information is accurate and in compliance with general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC regulations.Essential Job Accountabilities1. Assist in organizing and drafting SEC documents such as the 10Q and 10K including financial statements, financial statement footnotes and Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) using financial schedules prepared by other functional groups and disclosure checklists to ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC regulations.2. Participate in the preparation of audits of subsidiaries, joint ventures and prequalification forms as required to ensure deadlines are met and financial information is accurate.3. Assist with ad-hoc analyses and research of accounting literature, as requested by management, including monitoring and participating as a key contributor on projects to implement new rules and regulations proposed, or under review, by accounting standards setting bodies such as the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) and SEC to analyze the impact on company operations.4. Collaborate with other departments to coordinate and compile financial reports to present information in a clear and concise manner to resolve specific questions, provide insight into company operations and enable decision making.5. Perform monthly, quarterly and annual analyses, including clear and concise narratives, on balance sheet and income statement accounts to provide insight on the financial results of the company's operations and assist leadership in making planning and control decisions.6. Participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of data entry methods, new reports and / or report writing databases to improve the accuracy of financial data, efficiency of the reporting process and allow for timely and in-depth analysis of company operations.7. Document processes and procedures used in the development of reports to ensure consistency and reporting accuracy.8. Assist with the supervising and training team members on financial reporting and analysis to ensure efficiency within the department.Education* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management required* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) eligible requiredWork Experience* 7+ years of experience in budget/finance, financial reporting or accounting.* 3+ years working for the big four accounting firms (KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, and PricewaterhouseCoopers)* Experience with SEC reporting requirements and researching SEC reporting and technical issues, including all disclosures and MD&A* Experience with internal financial reporting and data analyses using Microsoft Excel* Prior experience working collaboratively with various department and groups (legal, treasury, tax, accounting, etc.)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities* Strong understanding of GAAP* Ability to research and analyze new accounting standards/pronouncements issued by the SEC and FASB to determine the impact on the Company.* Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills and working knowledge of large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software (JD Edwards/Oracle Enterprise One)* Strong understanding of database applications, table relationships, and query joins* Ability to accurately perform complex mathematical computations, manage a high level of detailed information and research, retrieve and organize data to prepare reports and financial documentation* Collaborate internally, and externally, to achieve appropriate solutions necessary for financial reporting deadlines* Strong consultative and communication skills (written & oral) and ability to interface effectively with all internal and external stakeholders and effectively disseminate information* Ability to set priorities, organize work and work in high production environment while responding quickly and effectively under pressure, changing priorities and tight timelines/deadlines* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges* Attention to detail, quick learner and internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills* Team player who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment* Familiarity with in-house SEC filing software applications (e.g. Workiva, Active Disclosure, RDG filings) and XBRL a plusAdditional Requirements/Skills* Comply, understand, and support Company's safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment* Ability and willingness to abide by Company's Code of Conduct* Valid driver's license and ability to drivePhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.About Granite Construction IncorporatedGranite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.Notice to Staffing AgenciesGranite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ('Granite') will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.