Senior External Reporting & Technical Accountant in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Is this you?  Born leader. Demonstrated perfectionist. Accounting “wiz.”  If so, then look no further – your new career as a Senior External Reporting and Technical Accountant awaits you at Welbilt, Inc.*   As Senior External Reporting and Technical Accountant – you will have direct involvement with all aspects of the Company's external reporting process with the SEC and other governmental bodies, including but not limited to the 10K, 10Q, 8K and 11K filings as well as earnings releases. This role will work closely with other stakeholders including both functions within the enterprise and third-party specialists to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial disclosures. This role will assist with more technical accounting matters such as stock-based compensation and earnings per share. In addition, this role will perform technical accounting research and prepare position papers on technical issues affecting the Company.   Reporting directly to the Manager External Reporting; this position is located in New Port Richey, FL.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!   Major Accountability: 
  • SEC Reporting - responsible for all external filings including preparation, tie-out validation procedures and XBRL management.
  • General ledger accounting for stock-based compensation including budget/forecast.
  • Technical accounting research/documentation on an ad hoc basis for matters and/or disclosure changes impacting the business.
  • Manage global lease software to ensure all leases are appropriately identified and reported.
  • Adhere to and maintain a strict environment of internal controls to ensure processes and procedures are followed.
  Essential Job Functions: 
  • Responsible for the Company's external reporting filings, including but not limited to the preparation and filing SEC requirements and other regulatory and governmental filing requirements on a regular basis.
  • Solicit, analyze and maintain supporting documentation for disclosures incorporated in external reporting documents.
  • Assist with facilitating the audit process and ensure financial statements are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Perform tie-out validation procedures and maintain supporting documentation on other externally released financial information including but not limited to annual proxy, investor presentations, earnings releases, etc.
  • Perform XBRL tagging procedures, facilitate review of tag selections and tie-out all filings to support the appropriate tagging application.  In addition, monitor and update tags for newly authorized taxonomies.
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining stock-based compensation files for computing expense as well as the disclosure support necessary for external reporting documents. Prepare budget/forecast for stock compensation expense.
  • Prepare quarterly/annual calculation of basic and diluted earnings per share as well as budget/forecast weighted average share expectations.
  • Prepare schedules and documentation to support the internal SOX controls and business process audits.
  • Maintain global lease software including accurate inputs and review of outputs for disclosure.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance; with a minimum of four years of Accounting/Finance experience is required.
  • CPA (US) is required.
  • SEC reporting and technical accounting experience is required.
  • Solid functional understanding of US GAAP.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Strong organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be highly detail oriented.
  • Familiar and able to work with Microsoft Office programs: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Must have proficient Excel experience.
•Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.) designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.


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