Brookdale Senior Living Director - Financial Reporting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Full Time

Brookdale Senior Living - 6737 W. Washington St. Suite 2300 Milwaukee, WI 53214

Job #: DFRCOmkeWI571342a

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Job Summary:

Brookdale Senior Livingis the nation"s leading operator of senior housing communities with over 1,000 communities nationwide. We are a fast growing, publicly traded company, (NYSE: BKD) with a rich 40 year heritage of senior housing expertise. We currently have aDirector of Financial Reporting opportunity within our Milwaukee, WI Corporate Headquarters.As our Director of Financial Reporting, you will beresponsible for managing all SEC financial reporting functions including 10-K, 10-Q, annual Proxy and other forms for the company. The Director of Financial Reporting will oversee the compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, analysis of technical accounting guidance and quarterly cash flow and equity statements, and audit processes. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for accounting for acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, share-based compensation, debt and lease transactions, impairment evaluation and other technical accounting areas, as assigned.

  • Maintains and improves the accounting and reporting infrastructure, including preparation and review of technical accounting memos, SOX compliance and accounting policy issues and questions.

  • Evaluates and implements all new US GAAP accounting and SEC reporting regulations including the new revenue recognition and leasing standards.

  • Responsible for external reporting process including preparation of the Form 10-K, 10-Q and financial information related to the quarterly earnings releases, including all relevant support, and managing comments from internal management, legal and external auditors to ensure timely filings.

  • Oversees the accounting and financial reporting control activities.

  • Manages other SEC filings (e.g., 10-K, 10-Q, Proxy).

  • Serves as a subject matter on US GAAP and SEC regulations for the preparation and filing of SEC reports; ensures compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulations.

  • Coordinates and/or prepares detailed work papers supporting disclosures included in financial statements and SEC Filings (e.g., footnotes, MD&A, business overview updates).

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor"s Degree in Accounting, Master"s preferred CPA required

  • Minimum nine years of related experience with progressively great responsibility required

  • Experience in equity and stock based compensation accounting, goodwill/intangible impairment testing, investments, variable interest entities, financial statements and footnotes required

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