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Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting

Next Insurance

Next Insurance

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Location: Remote

NEXT’s mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive. We’re doing that by building the only technology-led, full-stack provider of small business insurance in the industry, taking on the entire value chain and transforming the customer experience.

Simply put, wherever you find small businesses, you’ll find NEXT.

Since 2016, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of small business customers across the United States get fast, customized and affordable coverage. We’re backed by industry leaders in insurance and tech, and we still have room to grow — that’s where you come in.

We’re looking for a Director of SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting who wants to join an exciting accounting team who is deeply passionate about accurate and timely financial reporting. Reporting to the VP, Chief Accounting Officer, this role not only offers high visibility but also has the opportunity to lead the development of the Company’s SEC filings. If you are detail-oriented, have a passion for SEC reporting and a desire to assist in building out the Company’s public filings, then this is the perfect fit for you!

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the SEC Reporting team.
  • Review the consolidation of quarterly and annual financial Statements.
  • Ownership of the preparation and filing of SEC reports (8K, 10-Q, 10-K, etc.), including financial statements, footnotes, MD&A and other disclosures using Wdesk platform.
  • Assist investor relations with the preparation of earnings releases, investor, and board presentations.
  • Technical accounting lead, responsible for the adoption of new accounting guidance, SEC disclosures and writing position papers.
  • Assist internal audit with building and strengthening SOX internal controls.

What We Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. CPA designation a plus.
  • 12+ years’ experience in accounting and financial reporting, with at least 8+ years’ experience with SEC reporting.
  • Experience with iXBRL tagging is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SEC reporting, PCAOB and US GAAP.
  • Experience working for a P&C Insurance carrier is desirable.
  • General knowledge and experience with SOX internal controls.
  • Experience adopting new accounting guidance, creating new disclosures, and writing position papers.

Unstoppable Qualities:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills, ability to multitask and meet reporting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills along with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical accounting background, preferably in the insurance industry. Also, experience with ASC 606 Revenue Recognition is a plus.

The range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including, without limitation, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. NEXT employees are eligible to participate in our equity incentive program and will also receive our benefits package, consisting of our partially subsidized medical plan, fully subsidized vision/dental options, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k), flexible paid time off, parental leave and more.

US annual base salary range for this full-time position:
$174,000$235,000 USD

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some underrepresented people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At NEXT, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

One of our core values is 'Play as a Team'; this means making sure everyone has an equal chance to participate and make a difference. We win by playing together. Next Insurance is an equal opportunity employer and prioritizes building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants of any type and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Next's policy is to comply with all applicable laws related to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.